Tony Platt’s new book argues UC Berkeley needs to do more to investigate and atone for promoting white supremacy, stealing Native land and hoarding bones.
A new district task force will study how to create a reparations program. If implemented, it could be the first of its kind in the country.
A new student-led course is examining UC Berkeley’s colonial past in the Philippines using archival photos and artifacts.
A proposed new ordinance is modeled on San Francisco’s ‘CAREN Act,’ which drew national attention in 2020.
As of Tuesday, BPD said, no eyewitnesses had yet come forward. Authorities have asked community members to share tips if they have them.
The owner of Hella Yoga found that his business partner, Kelly Johnson, had used company computers to register a business for her boyfriend to spread hate.
The flyers have been tied to a fringe white supremacist group. Similar flyers have been distributed across the Bay Area.
Yuri Kochiyama, who fought for the civil rights of Black and Japanese Americans, was briefly removed from consideration as Washington Elementary’s new namesake, following complaints she’d once praised Osama bin Laden.
Activist and historian David Mundstock’s political archive was recently donated to the Berkeley Historical Society. A sampling of papers, posters and more will be on display starting Nov. 6.
The Standard Soap Works factory housed its Chinese workers in racially segregated shacks before deciding it wanted to “fill their places with white labor.”
Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the UC Berkeley School of Law, casts a cold eye on the post-Warren court in “Presumed Guilty: How the Supreme Court Empowered the Police and Subverted Civil Rights.”
An interview with Savala Nolan, the executive director of the Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice at the UC Berkeley School of Law.