Several Bay Area cities have passed resolutions decrying ongoing human rights abuses in Iran. The effort started in Berkeley and Oakland.
The protests were set off by the death of a young woman who was arrested by Iran’s “morality police.”
Demonstrators called the Berkeley mayor’s trip tone-deaf because it took place soon after the killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.
Berkeley family’s 60-year saga — People’s Park, Heyday Books, Greek Theatre, leg lifts.
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.
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.
“I hope I’ll have a country to come back to,” said Nataliia Goshylyk, who is visiting Berkeley for the year from Ukraine.
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.
Middle school students organized the Sunday event and many of them spoke about the discrimination they have faced.
Jenny Wong, Berkeley’s city auditor, talks about growing up as an immigrant and the anti-Asian hate her family experienced.
After hate crimes nationwide, and the mass shootings in Atlanta, people in Berkeley are speaking out against violence.
FBI records show how the federal agency tried to undermine the Black Panthers, Malcom X and Martin Luther King, Jr.