CROWN Act protects ethnic hairstyles

For Angelina Austin, hair discrimination — and all its accompanying external and internal judgements — is a thread woven throughout her personal and professional life.   Austin, a Bay Area native and graduate of Golden Gate University School of Law, is the newest attorney at Oakland’s Gwilliam Ivary Chiosso Cavalli & Brewer, and its first Black attorney. Austin […]

Come listen to Frances Moore Lappé and Anna Lappé, food activists, in-person at Bay Area Book Festival

What’s on your dinner plate tonight? It’s likely that it’s been influenced by a book published by one woman 50 years ago: mega-bestseller “Diet for a Small Planet” by Frances Moore Lappé. The book revolutionized how tens of millions of people approach food, literally “changing the way we eat” (said The New York Times). With […]