Civil Rights Attorneys Challenge Loitering Laws In Public Housing
Civil rights attorneys are challenging the so-called loitering laws aimed at public housing. As BR's Christin Ayers talked to residents of Oakland's Lockwood Gardens who said the situation is so bad, they are afraid to gather in their own yards.

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Meet Yoruba Richens, Director Of Smithsonian Documentary 'The Green Book'A new documentary tells the story of the true Green Book, a pre-civil rights era travel guide that told blacks where they could sleep, eat and vacation while on the road. BR's Christin Ayers got a chance to talk to the documentary's director, Yoruba Richens.
BR Host Discovers Family Ancestor Who Founded One Of First SJ Black Churches In 1800sWhen BR visited the Equal Justice Memorial in Alabama, host Christin Ayers shared some of her own family history. They came to California six generations ago during the Gold Rush. A distant cousin saw the report and recognized the family name. She contacted Ayers and told her some fascinating stories about their family's history, that happened here in the Bay Area.
Don't Miss Paradise Square At Berkeley Repertory TheatreAward-winning playwright Marcus Gardley's new musical, Paradise Square about a community of blacks and Irish in Manhattan who lived in racial harmony before the Civil War tore them apart. BR producer Jan Mabry got a chance to talk to the cast. Don't miss this powerful musical that weds African and Irish dance in a tale torn from a page of forgotten history.. For tickets and information, go to berkeleyrep.org.
Steve McQueen Talks About The So-Called 'British Invasion' In Black CinemaDirector Steve McQueen was honored in San Francisco at SFFILM. BR producer Jan Mabry caught up with him on the red carpet and asked him about the so-called British invasion.
Spike Lee's Talks About His Latest Joint 'BlacKkKlansman'Film director Spike Lee was in San Francisco for a special showing of his newest film, BlacKkKlansman at SFFILM. BR's Christin Ayers caught up with him on the red carpet.
Cal's New Freshman Running Back Is Muhammad Ali's GrandsonKPIX sportscaster Dennis O'Donnell met up with Cal's new freshman running back, Biaggio Ali Walsh, the grandson of Muhammad Ali and talked to him about his family, the legacy, and of course, his game.

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