Tag: African American
A letter to a slain brother recounts the diaspora from the one-time heart of black San Francisco.
Oakland’s African-American male students have a disappointing high school graduation rate, their efforts often dragged down by poverty, crime and too many absences. More than half of African-American boys now in middle school are at risk of dropping out of high school. Oakland Unified is fighting back with something school districts usually leave to community […]
Daggers fly at an Asian man holding a cigarette. A Hispanic smoking father discovers that his child has asthma. An African American woman laments the absence of her deceased father, a smoker, at her wedding. With images like these, Tobacco Free California, which is funded by a cigarette tax, is trying to combat persistent smoking […]