Several Bay Area cities have passed resolutions decrying ongoing human rights abuses in Iran. The effort started in Berkeley and Oakland.
‘Woman, life, freedom’: Berkeley Iranian diaspora joins protests against Iran government
The protests were set off by the death of a young woman who was arrested by Iran’s “morality police.”
Protesters condemn Berkeley mayor for trip to Israel
Demonstrators called the Berkeley mayor’s trip tone-deaf because it took place soon after the killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.
The Wassermans: A family with deep Berkeley roots
Berkeley family’s 60-year saga — People’s Park, Heyday Books, Greek Theatre, leg lifts.
At Berkeley gallery, student photos of Hong Kong protests get rare showing
Organizers of the ‘Echoes of Defiance’ exhibition at Fourth Street Fine Art say it’s the first time student photos of the 2019 street protests have been shown overseas.
Chez Panisse reopens to a polite protest, as César fans ask Alice Waters to leave their bar alone
Patrons of Berkeley tapas bar César, including local notables like Michael Lewis, packed the sidewalk in front of Chez Panisse in a last-ditch effort to prevent César’s eviction.
Ukrainian diaspora in Berkeley watches in horror as Russia invades Ukraine￼
“I hope I’ll have a country to come back to,” said Nataliia Goshylyk, who is visiting Berkeley for the year from Ukraine.
‘What if that was my grandparents?’— Berkeley students mobilize against AAPI racism, call for improved education
The organizers of a 300-strong rally held Friday in Oakland, three Berkeley High eleventh graders, think schools can do more to educate young people about Asian Americans.
Photos: 1,200 people marched in Berkeley to protest anti-Asian hate
Middle school students organized the Sunday event and many of them spoke about the discrimination they have faced.
First Person: Asian Americans like me are finding the courage to share our trauma
Jenny Wong, Berkeley’s city auditor, talks about growing up as an immigrant and the anti-Asian hate her family experienced.
These anti-hate AAPI events are happening locally
After hate crimes nationwide, and the mass shootings in Atlanta, people in Berkeley are speaking out against violence.
‘Discredit, disrupt and destroy’: UC Berkeley Library acquires FBI records of surveillance of Black leaders
FBI records show how the federal agency tried to undermine the Black Panthers, Malcom X and Martin Luther King, Jr.