Lakshmi Sarah

Educator & Writer

Author Archives: Lakshmi Sarah

South Indian Singer Prosecuted for Song Critical of State Government

Posted 15 December 2015 11:42 GMT Arrested for singing a song critical of the government of the South Indian state Tamil Nadu, folk singer and activist Kovan has now been released … Continue reading

December 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Locals Dig Deep to Save Himalayan Springs From Drying Out

This article originally appeared in YES magazine. Water has become increasingly scarce in northwest India. As rain patterns shift and temperatures rise, communities are using small-scale local solutions to avoid … Continue reading

December 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bay Area Artist Reimagines Disney Characters with the Hijab

By Lakshmi Sarah NOVEMBER 16, 2015 This article originally appeared in KQED Arts Maryam Masud has been drawing and doodling ever since she was a kid. And people are starting … Continue reading

November 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Word to the Word: Books for the People

By Lakshmi Sarah NOVEMBER 9, 2015 This article originally appeared in KQED Arts Remember Howard Zinn? The historian, activist and playwright died in 2010, but he left behind a powerful legacy … Continue reading

November 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Women’s Film Forum, Vol. 2

The early dawning sun on the women’s building : West Mission, San Francisco (2014) (Torbak Hopper) Impact Hub Oakland November 4 – November 6 This article originally appeared in KQED. … Continue reading

November 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Five Reasons to See This Year’s South Asian Film Festival

Still from Tanuj Chopra’s ‘Brown Girl Stoner Film’ (working title). (Courtesy: Chops Films) By Lakshmi Sarah OCTOBER 23, 2015 This article originally appeared in KQED Arts One of the first … Continue reading

October 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Map Charts Changing Landscape for Arts in Bay Area

By Lakshmi Sarah OCTOBER 20, 2015 This article originally appeared in KQED Arts With the rising cost of living in the Bay Area, arts organizations across the region have … Continue reading

October 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

5 Lessons We Can Learn from the Long Life of Activist Grace Lee Boggs

OCTOBER 6, 2015 This article originally appeared on KQED Arts Author, activist and feminist, Grace Lee Boggs passed away yesterday at the ripe age of 100 years old. After seeing Boggs … Continue reading

October 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

True Stories of Being Black in Germany

SEPTEMBER 16, 2015 This article originally appeared in KQED Arts At San Francisco’s Goethe Institut, Homestory Deutschland presents photographs of Afro-German men and women alongside their achievements in various areas of … Continue reading

September 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Do these statements make India’s Prime Minister look sexist?

This originally appeared in AJ+ Medium Warning: Satire. The following includes direct quotes from India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, followed by a possible interpretation of his thoughts. Is Modi clueless … Continue reading

June 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

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