Blog Beat: Watch Documentary of James Baldwin in SF; The Facebook ‘Send’ Button

  • Dangerous Minds has posted a public TV documentary from 1963 documenting James Baldwin’s tour of black San Francisco.
  • From The Informant: Audio from a panel discussion at the San Francisco Women’s Building, on the growing use of isolation units in US prisons.
  • Richmond Confidential reports on a Contra Costa County program that helps prospective employees with criminal records expunge their records.
  • From the Petrelis Files, a scorecard of closed or moribund gay & HIV institutions in San Francisco.
  • TechCrunch has a post up about the new Facebook “send” button.

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Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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