Pending Eviction of Former Black Panther Aunti Frances Highlights Just-Cause 'Loophole'

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Pending Eviction of Former Black Panther Aunti Frances Highlights Just-Cause 'Loophole'

Tenant advocates say the longtime community organizer's pending eviction illustrates an increasingly common tactic for vacating duplexes and triplexes.

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Why We Need to Go Beyond #MeToo

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Oakland Has Yet to Spend Soda Tax Funds

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Systems That Oppress Women Create Dangerous Circumstances for Girls of Color

It's time to dismantle the old-boys' networks that protect perpetrators and leave women vulnerable.

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Sexual Violence and Harassment Are at Odds with the University's Mission

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Five Ways to Protect Future Generations from Sexual Harassment and Assault

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Author and SF State Professor Carolina De Robertis on Why We Must Listen to Women

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When Sexual Harassment and Violence Become Normalized

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