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Sunday, November 14 – 10am – livestream only
SF Lives: Live Talk
Educator Gail Meadows in conversation
with journalist Denise Sullivan

Gail Meadows, founder and principal of Meadows-Livingstone School, an Afro-centric school for African-American children from Kindergarten through sixth grade, stands near portraits of some of the school’s heroes Langston Hughes, Ida B. Wells, Bessie Coleman and Sojourner Truth on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Join San Francisco columnist Denise Sullivan for a series of morning discussions with The City’s activists, educators, arts and cultural leaders, as well as lesser-known workers, the everyday people who help make this place we call home, every second Sunday at 10 am, live streamed from Bird & Beckett Books in Glen Park.

Find the stream on Bird & Beckett’s YouTube channel or Facebook page.

This morning, Denise’s guest is Gail Meadows, co-founder and principal of Meadows-Livingstone School.
Meadows-Livingstone School was founded in San Francisco in 1979. In addition to science and math, reading and writing, the curriculum includes African civilization, percussion, dance and singing, genealogy and politics. For over 40 years, over 90 percent of her K-6 students go on to attend and graduate from universities.

Read more on the Meadows-Livingstone story in SFLives
Catch Denise’s conversation with Gail
in our live stream at 10am this Sunday
on Bird & Beckett’s

YouTube channel or Facebook page.


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The Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project

Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.

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The Independent Musicians Alliance

Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.


Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site

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