Fundraiser for the Bay View Newspaper!

Come on out to the San Francisco Bay View National Black Newspaper's incredible fundraiser and celebration  to continue on the legacy of our historic national Black newspaper on Zoom and at our beautiful neighborhood gathering space Mendell Plaza on Friday, Nov. 20, and Saturday, Nov. 21. The event includes a lineup of virtual and in-person musicians, speakers and food – all local, all multicultural, all love! Find more information here. Can't make it? Donate!

Friday , Nov. 20, from 6-8pm, join us in person at Mendell Plaza and on Zoom  at Friday includes a lineup of musicians, speakers and food – all from the neighborhood, all multicultural, all love. Friday features:

-Wanda Sabir, Bay View Arts & Culture Editor and founder of Ma'afa Bay Area, speaking on her work with the Bay View and in Bay Area Black culture. ZOOM.

-Willie & Mary Ratcliff, Bay View Publisher & Editor, speaking on the history of the Bay View National Black Newspaper and the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood. ZOOM.

-Nube Brown, Bay View Managing Editor, reading poetry and letters from prisoners and discussing the importance of supporting liberation journalism. IN PERSON & ON ZOOM.

-Malik Washington, Bay View Assistant Editor and On the Street Reporter, out to make your day brighter and everyone's voices louder! IN PERSON & ON ZOOM.

-A ride along with Dennis, the newspaper distributor. ZOOM.

-D10 Supervisor Shamann Walton with some words! IN PERSON & ON ZOOM.

-Rico, aka One Tyme, hip hop artist from Bayview. IN PERSON & ON ZOOM.

-Stephanie Woodford & Trio, Fillmore jazz musicians. IN PERSON & ON ZOOM.

-SPOOOKY BOOOGIE, CCSF improvisational musical collaborative. IN PERSON & ON ZOOM.

-Dat Boi Bpoppin, aka Branden Powell, Bayview resident and hip hop dancer. IN PERSON & ON ZOOM.

-Keli Lord, CCSF's African American Studies Department Ambassador and Bayview resident. IN PERSON & ON ZOOM.

-A pop-up art auction! IN PERSON & ON ZOOM.

-Homecooked BBQ from Mother Brown's Dining Room! IN PERSON.

Saturday , Nov. 21, 1-3pm will be a little more virtual than in person. Join us in person on Zoom at and for some food and song from 2-3pm at Mendell Plaza. Saturday includes video interviews with local restaurants and businesses on Zoom and later speakers and food at Mendell Plaza, featuring:

-Juan Gonzalez & Alexis Terrazas of El Tecolote. ZOOM.

-Bayview mural walk with Nube Brown. ZOOM.

-Ali & Teresa of Palou Market. ZOOM.

-The family behind Naughty Boy Retail on Third n Palou. ZOOM.

-Joanna Haigood of Bayview's Zaccho Dance Theatre. ZOOM.

-April Spears of Cafe Envy & Auntie April's. ZOOM.

-Bernadette of The Jazz Room co-interview with Xan from Fox & Lion Bakery. ZOOM.

-Arieann Harrison & Gwendolyn Westbrook of Mother Brown’s. IN PERSON & ON ZOOM.

-Family band The Curtis Family C-notes. IN PERSON & ON ZOOM.

-African food provided by Eskender Aseged's Radio Africa Cafe & Kitchen! IN PERSON.

Can't make it? Donate!


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  • Margaret Harrison 
    • $25 
    • 9 hrs
  • Chris Carlsson 
    • $30 
    • 10 hrs
  • Isaac Steinmetz 
    • $25 
    • 14 hrs
  • Mindy Spatt 
    • $200 
    • 1 d
  • Carole Travis 
    • $100 
    • 1 d
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Organizer and beneficiary

SF Bay View 
San Francisco, CA
SF Bay View 

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