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Keith Boykin coverage of Black Lives Matter in NYC

 Keith Boykin has posted numerous short videos taken with his cell phone camera of Black Lives Matter protest activity in New York City near where he lives, his exact neighborhood. Dartmouth alumni magazine circulated today an essay Keith wrote about … Continue reading

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Robertson, Basirico, Carpio work in progress, Palo Alto, June, 2020

Black Lives Matter mural, artists at work, a week ago:

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EI on BLM and TGTBATU

As with The Hand in the Glove, Stout makes a play for social justice, this time confronting segregation. Unsurprisingly, the scenes with the Black waiters at the Spa haven’t aged well. However, even after all these years, one point of … Continue reading

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BAMR mural Sacramento auspice for Palo Alto BLACK LIVES MATTER

Demetris Washington artist known as BAMR has a mural in Sacramento from 2018 with the diamond image or icon featured in the “B” of his mural here.I also like his version of Edgar Al Poe raven and tell tale heart.Flows … Continue reading

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PROTECT THE MURAL

k I think the BLACK LIVES MATTER mural in front of City Hall 250 Hamilton is a high water mark for culture here in the last 25 or 30 years. Kudos to the makers, staff, volunteers and leaders. In that … Continue reading

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The rail: Good week for Avenue Beat from Quincy and Nashville, bad week for TJ DeStefano of San Jose and Palo Alto: fuck 2020 low key ok?

 Or as the woman once said: some days you’re the windshield, some days you’re the bug  Debug. like dis:

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b 2 B VS Liverpool champs oh sit down

i start my morning by walking the dog then sitting to read The New York Times. I had two tear sheets from yesterday’s news. Actually I carried a bit of it in my bath robe because I could not find … Continue reading

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Yesterday, last year or medieval?

Aram James a retired public defender and also an activist in our community – – a former Gunn football player from the 1960s, who, also as much as anyone else avidly followed my three attempts at running for city council, … Continue reading

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God bless Brianna Noble the woman on horseback at Oakland Black Lives Matter protests

thanks to Oakland Roots soccer club for hipping me to this via their mural in their blast: also not sure I already said this but what about Ruth Bader’s use of the quote of boot on my deck and women’s … Continue reading

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