Tag: African Americans

Reigniting Education in Juvie: Education is a right, even behind bars

Anna Challet Frequently overlooked in California’s ongoing discussions about criminal justice reform are the places at which many individuals have […]

State of Being: Envisioning California

Lynell George “I could remember everything about California, but I couldn’t feel it. I tried to get my mind to […]

Relocating Romare Bearden’s Berkeley: Capturing Berkeley’s Colorful Diversity

Lauren Kroiz In 1972, the black artist and writer Romare Bearden traveled from his home in New York to spend […]

Vol. 6, No. 3, Fall 2016

URBAN HUMANITY Read the latest from Boom California, Volume 6, Number 3, Fall 2016.  All articles from this issue are free […]

The Road to Private Prison Divestment

by Anthony Williams Inside the University of California student campaign From Boom Summer 2016, Vol 6, No 2 My first encounter with the […]

Fair Labor

Constructing an idealized Pacific city, by Abigail Markwyn.

California Soul

Kimberly Nettles-Barcelón sits down with Chef Tanya Holland for stories of food and place from Oakland’s Brown Sugar Kitchen

Bird Proud

Susan Straight discusses the iconic Proud Bird restaurant, and tells a story of family and belonging. (Proud Bird X-1 image courtesy of Telstar Logistics)