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Perspective and commentary from the award-winning team at KQED Arts & Culture.

Who Pays When Oakland Is on Trial?

A person in a blue dress in front of a backdrop with the words "SFFILM" written on it.

Greta Gerwig’s Oscars Snub Should Come as No Surprise

New Biography ‘The Showman’ Follows Zelensky Inside the War Room

What Keith Lee’s Sudden Exit From the Bay Area Says About Our Struggles

A white man with curly brown hair and beard stands in front a wood-paneled wall. He is wearing a polo shirt and suede jacket.

A Moment of Awe and Appreciation for the Women Who Fought Danny Masterson

Who 'Oppenheimer' Erases

The FBI, IRS and Other Cringe-Makers Trying To Reach Gen Z on Social Media

A phone held up against a blue background with the Threads logo on it

Threads: First Impressions of the Latest ‘Thanks, I Hate It’ Social Media App

Candles on the sidewalk feature a portrait of Banko Brown, a 24-year-old Black trans man.

Banko Brown’s Black Trans Life Mattered

Yes, E-40's Ejection Was Racial Disparity In Action

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