Kamala Harris

5:49pm

Tue July 23, 2013
Arts & Culture

New book chronicles African American history in the Bay Area

After leafing through local newspapers from the 19th century, local author Jan Batiste Adkins found stories of African Americans who helped shape San Francisco. She dug deeper and decided to write a book about the city’s black history, African Americans of San Francisco. The photo book chronicles the lives of significant black pioneers from the Gold Rush to today, covering everyone from escaped slaves who landed in the city, to the Attorney General of California, Kamala Harris. Jan Adkins joined KALW’s Hana Baba to talk more about that history.

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2:02pm

Mon February 27, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Monday, February 27, 2012

California's nonpartisan Legislative Analyst's Office has released a report stating Governor Jerry Brown's proposed budget for the next fiscal year is $6.5 billion short...

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