Nation of Islam

  • Culture

    March 20, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Six Musicians Who'd Make a Better President Than Donald Trump

    So, it turns out that angling to be a presidential nominee turns you into a massive racist. At least, that's all we've been able to glean so far from Donald Trump's ill-informed and bafflingly ignorant behavior over the last few weeks. "I wanna see Obama's birth certificate! I wanna see Obama's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Bayview Liquors, Store Allegedly Extorted by Nation of Islam, Has Seen Plenty of Trouble

    Let's drink to that ​News circulated this week about the arrest of a Nation of Islam school dean accused of extorting an employee at Bayview Liquors -- a grocery store owned by Yemenese Muslims on Third Street. According to news reports, police said that Leon Muhammad, dean of the Muhammad Univers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Arc Ecology: E-Mails Between City and Lennar Aren't So Scandalous, Though 'Look Bad'

    There's no covering THAT up. ​Arc Ecology's director Saul Bloom has reason to be bitter with the city. Since 2006, his environmental non-profit received hundreds of thousands of dollars in city contracts to monitor and educate the public about the environmental clean-up and redevelopment work at t ... More >>

  • Music

    August 25, 2010
  • News

    July 1, 2009

    The Man Who Cried Dust

    Christopher Muhammad's fight with Lennar over toxic dust has resulted in a restraining order against him, an accusation that he's a shakedown artist, and grudging respect from his rivals.

  • News

    February 21, 2007

    Earls Last Laugh

    Exiled in retirement after Fajitagate, exPolice Chief Earl Sanders has re-emerged with a fresh account of the infamous Zebra murders. And his critics are on the warpath.

  • News

    November 15, 2006

    Echoes of the Revolution

    The struggle between Bay Area law enforcement and the Black Panthers is still going on after 35 years

  • Film

    December 21, 2005

    Fellowship of The Ringer

    Johnny Knoxville's still an ass, but his co-stars are something special

  • Film

    November 9, 2005

    Torah! Torah! Torah!

    Protocols of Zion takes a hard look at those who fear Jews

  • Music

    May 25, 2005


    Radio celeb DJ Revolution drops hip hop of every stripe; the Poor Righteous Teachers bring their vaunted conscious beats

  • Music

    August 11, 2004

    Wall Street Playaz

    JT the Bigga Figga has turned years of street hustlin' experience into one of the most inspiring new local hip hop labels

  • News

    December 3, 2003

    Capital Rap

    From revolutionary rapper to stockbroker to rapper again -- the long, strange trip of Paris, aka Oscar Jackson Jr.

  • News

    June 27, 2001

    Running on Empty

    Detroit automakers have spent millions attempting to unplug California's effort to put electric cars on the road. And so far, Detroit's succeeding.

  • Music

    October 25, 2000

    The Frogs

    Racially Yours (Four Alarm)

  • Calendar

    June 30, 1999
  • Music

    August 6, 1997
  • Film

    July 16, 1997

    Tense Alliance

    A conversation with the makers of Blacks and Jews, a highlight of the 17th annual San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

  • Calendar

    January 15, 1997
  • Calendar

    May 15, 1996
  • Music

    April 24, 1996
  • Music

    October 11, 1995

    It's All in the Game

    Fillmore rapper J.T. the Bigga Figga and his Get Low Records

  • Music

    August 2, 1995
  • Music

    May 3, 1995
  • Music

    April 12, 1995
  • News

    April 5, 1995

    What's Killing Hip Hop?

    From the Western Addition to the East Bay, police and wary club owners have all but banished hip hop. Have the cops overreacted? Are the clubs at fault? Or have a few well-armed fans hijacked the positive vibe of the hip-hop nation?

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