Revisionist history continues in America’s educational system

November 29, 2017 Opinion

Indigenous history in the mainstream American educational system is, at best, revisionist and at worst, a dismissive attempt to cleanse the white American palate of the genocide propagated by our ancestors. What most Americans understand as Thanksgiving is recorded as a harvest celebration in 1621 between the local Wampanoag people and the pilgrims. The festival ...

Inside Tenderloin: Community gathering on Thanksgiving

November 29, 2017 Multimedia

There are a lot of stigmas around Tenderloin District in San Francisco: high crime rates, drugs and homelessness. However, people showed the strong connection within the community on Thanksgiving Day as 500 volunteers came and served 5,000 meals to residents, according to Ryan Hsu, a member of San Francisco City Impact. “Tenderloin is beautiful,” Hsu ...

Blood-soaked legacy continues in North Dakota

November 30, 2016 Opinion

[media-credit name=”Jessylyn Los Banos” align=”alignnone” width=”485″][/media-credit] This past week, many Americans gathered to celebrate Thanksgiving with their families, unconcerned with the ongoing violence against Native American families who are currently being stripped of their human rights in what has become another continuation of the genocide of Thanksgiving. Beginning on Tuesday, police and United States Army ...

My relatives’ love of Trump brings hateful rhetoric to Thanksgiving dinner

November 16, 2016 Opinion

[media-credit name=”Jessylyn Los Banos” align=”alignnone” width=”800″][/media-credit] At the start of Thanksgiving break last year, I was excited. I was looking forward to spending the holiday with my uncle, cousins and grandpa, despite the tedious two-hour drive to Sacramento. Sitting around a cramped table with family, re-connecting over roast turkey and steaming plates of mashed potatoes ...

Native Americans give thanks for continued culture, remember past

November 26, 2014 News

As the sun rose above the horizon one November morning, years of what one Native American SF State student described as anger began to wane, transforming his perspective on Thanksgiving Day. Nicholas Gomez, a descendant of the Ohlone-Costanoan Esselen Nation, a tribe that has resided in the Monterey Bay area for thousands of years, was 25 years old ...

Forkin' Frisco: Thanksgiving grocery shopping in the city

November 24, 2011 News

Forkin’ Thanksgiving Thanksgiving means copious amounts of turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and pumpkin pie. And if you’re one of the brave souls preparing Thanksgiving dinner, it also means a copious amount of groceries. Fear not! The vendors on this list will be more than happy to help you assemble all the supplies needed for a ...

VIDEO: How to stuff, truss and roast a turkey

November 16, 2011 News

Former professional chef and Xpress Arts and Entertainment reporter KC Crowell shows you how to stuff, truss and roast a turkey for Thanksgiving dinner. Produced by KC Crowell and Scott Graf Video by Scott Graf and Gil Riego Jr.

Local community center to host turkey giveaway

November 15, 2011

While some search through the supermarket in pursuit of the perfect Thanksgiving turkey, others have to wait in line hoping to get a semblance of a Thanksgiving meal. Ocean Merced Ingleside Family Resource Center will be providing 376 turkeys for families who need extra assistance during the holidays. “Every year we do a turkey giveaway ...

Turkey-abstinence on Thanksgiving a humane way to spend the holiday

November 15, 2011 Opinion 1 Comment

There is a stuffed bird carcass lying headless in the middle of your dining room table. It’s the only remains of an animal whose lifetime was spent immobilized in disease-ridden confinement, force-fed antibiotics and a subject of physical violence. Happy Thanksgiving. Abstaining from turkey consumption on Thanksgiving is a way to protest inhumane practices by denying ...

Thanksgiving: where to eat in San Francisco

November 14, 2011 Life

Don’t want to cook this year? Give thanks to others for doing all the work for you. Here is a list of restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving. 1300 on Fillmore $59 3-course menu, $28 for children under 12. Seatings: 12 p.m., 2 p.m., & 4 p.m. Ame Offering their regular menu along with ...