I'm Not Black. Why Do You Care?

Racial identity is a personal issue that is currently hot topic within the Latino and African-American (Black, depends on with whom one is speaking and how he or she chooses to identify) communities. PBS aired a popular documentary called "Black in Latin America" which explores the "influence of African descent on Latin America". There is tension among Latinos and African-Americans....more
the word "black" to define those of us with mostly African ancestry as a race didn't exist until ...more

Feast of Words: A Literary Potluck (Jan 4, San Francisco)

Join co-hosts Lex Leifheit & Irina Zadov for a monthly dinner party where writers and foodies come together in an art gallery to eat, write, and share. Discover local chefs & writers, bring a dish on our monthly theme, and participate in a quick-write competition for edible & literary prizes! Tickets are $10 in advance, $5 with a potluck dish, or $12 at the door and include refreshments and delicious eats. Cash bar. House opens at 6:30pm. January's theme is "Blurred Identity" and the prize is AMAZING, every foodie's dream! ...more