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Classic Brewmaster: Rodger Davis of Faction Brewing Co.

It was one of the biggest beer events of the year — so of...

Chinese-American Superman: Gene Yang

When I caught up with Bay Area native Gene Yang recently for an interview,...

Inclusive Weed Entrepreneurs: Supernova Women

The War on Drugs fueled the modern-day prison industrial complex for decades, and many...

Tireless Educator: Vidrale Franklin

Do you remember a teacher whose wide, welcoming smile warmed every classroom she entered?...

Fatspirational Author: Virgie Tovar

Virgie Tovar is a busy woman on a big mission. The renowned author, activist,...

Inclusive Tech Entrepreneur: Kortney Ryan Ziegler

Dr. Kortney Ryan Ziegler is a renaissance man. With notable contributions in film, academia,...

Most Dominant Man in Cleats: Khalil Mac

Here's a prediction for the 2016 National Football League season: Khalil Mack will be...

Tiny Dancer: Sarah “Lil’ Mini” Phoenix

Sacramento native Sarah "Lil'Mini" Phoenix's nymph-like body is tight, but loose. The eleven-year-old turf...

Steadfast Advocate for Civil Rights and Social Justice: Lateefah...

Last week, Lateefah Simon returned home to Oakland from the Democratic National Convention, where...

Musical Shapeshifter: Zakiya Harris

Zakiya Harris is never one to pigeonhole herself into a single project or identity....

Queer Porn Revolutionist: Courtney Trouble

The first time Courtney Trouble got naked in front of a camera, the feminist...

The People’s Portraitist: Oree Originol

Portraiture has been at the heart of the fight against police violence. Oscar Grant,...

A Climate-Change Champ for Those Who Need it Most:...

Our climate is altering. It's clearly a huge deal. And despite some valiant efforts,...

Leader for the Next Generation of Art Activism: Int’l...

Largely thanks to Black millennial activists on social media, people of all walks of...
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