Lakshmi Sarah

Educator & Writer

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Reports of Forced Religious Conversions Grab Headlines in India

Following the landslide victory of Narendra Modi and his BJP party during the last elections in India, reports of forced religious conversions seem to be on the rise, and international media is taking notice. … Continue reading

May 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Student Union Supports Divestment from Israel

This article originally appeared in The Berkeley Graduate. Students in the University of California Workers Union voted last week to take a political stance and join a national campaign called … Continue reading

May 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

What does it take to feed the globe? Events through the Berkeley Food Institute and San Francisco’s Commonwealth Club highlight food and climate

This post was originally published in The Berkeley Graduate. How will the world feed a planet of seven billion people during drought, disaster, and rising temperatures? The climate change’s effects … Continue reading

May 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Maine artists’ collective, stopping in Oakland, urges ‘No’ vote on Prop 1

Article by Ethan Bien, photos by Lakshmi Sarah. This post originally appeared in Oakland North. If a picture is worth a thousand words, the Beehive Collective’s posters are whole books. … Continue reading

May 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Aamer Rahman and the ‘Reverse Racism’ Joke Heard ‘Round the World

This post originally appeared in KQED Arts. By Lakshmi Sarah EVENT INFORMATION Aamer Rahman Sharp, funny observations on politics and race. APR. 13, 2015 The New Parish Details and tickets … Continue reading

March 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Meet the Kalette, the newest hybrid vegetable in town

Kale is annoying. Not only as a cultural concept, but preparing it can be tedious: Washing it, cutting out the stems, cooking it with enough spices — but not too … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Celebrating Black Love and Reclaiming a Place in History

This post originally appeared in KQED Arts. It’s February, and all across the U.S., events celebrate Black History Month to honor African-American contributions to society. In Oakland, the country’s most … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hidden honey: A standard for what’s in the jar may be on the way

Jars of honey line the walls of the Bee Healthy Honey Shop, in Oakland, California. The shelves are shaped like honeycombs and the sweet scent of nectar is overwhelming. Honey … Continue reading

February 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Stealth Chevron consultants administer Richmond news website

Written by Jimmy Tobias with additional reporting by Lakshmi Sarah – this post originally appeared on Richmond Confidential. In February, a slick new website showed up on Richmond’s media scene. Dubbed … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

2013 in Review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,700 … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

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