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A Black Museum in the Age of Black Lives Matter

WASHINGTON — It’s a Sunday in September, and I’m watching the slant…

 

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The Second Life of a Private Prison Titan

When the young prisoner went missing from the examination area, the nurse…

 

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Notes From the Intersection: Uber to Nowhere

His face is gray with a layer of dust, as if he…

 

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Chem Tales: Abuse Is Rampant Among Pot Growers

Earlier this month, the East Bay-based Center for Investigative Reporting published a…

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Security camera photo of Donald DeFreeze aka Cinque and Patty Hearst robbing the Hibernia Bank on Noriega Street in San Francisco on April 15, 1974. (Images Courtesy of Skyhorse Publishing)

Yesterday’s Crimes: LAPD Snitches, CIA Mind Control and the Birth of the SLA

By the end of the 1960s, future Patty Hearst kidnapper and SLA…

Security camera photo of Donald DeFreeze aka Cinque and Patty Hearst robbing the Hibernia Bank on Noriega Street in San Francisco on April 15, 1974. (Images Courtesy of Skyhorse Publishing)
The Lexington Club gets a plaque. (Credit: Lydia Daniller)

Lexington Club Honored With Permanent Landmark

The Lexington Club is gone, but a new commemorative plaque ensures it…

The Lexington Club gets a plaque. (Credit: Lydia Daniller)
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“Beast on Bryant” Beats Appeal, Giant Condo Cleared For Construction

The appeals process is now as exhausted as some affordable-housing advocates. The…

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5 Corrupt Ways to Influence San Francisco Politics

“Corruption,” as anyone who followed the Supreme Court’s tortuous logic in Citizens…

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A Note From the New Editor: Channing Joseph

Dear readers, I am thrilled and humbled to be taking the wheel…

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Chem Tales: Social Use of Pot Is Next Frontier in Legal Fight

On Election Day, Denverites will vote on an initiative to allow cannabis…

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