Lakshmi Sarah

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December 31, 2022 · Leave a comment

Oakland Tattoo Artist Starts a Movement to Ink Pansies in Support of Trans Rights

For KQED News. The pansy is a delicate flower — but it’s more than just a flower, it’s also a symbol of trans solidarity. Oakland-based tattoo artist Cedre Csillagi started … Continue reading

December 17, 2022 · Leave a comment

Clarion Alley ‘Women, Life, Freedom’ Mural Keeps Focus on Iran

For KQED News. Earlier this week, after a brief rain in San Francisco’s Mission District, the sun appeared on Clarion Alley where a small team of women were brushing green … Continue reading

November 5, 2022 · Leave a comment

San Francisco’s New Department of Early Childhood Wants to Make It Easier for Families to Get Subsidized Child Care

For KQED News. Recent changes in San Francisco and on the statewide level mean it could soon be easier to navigate the process of finding publicly funded care and education … Continue reading

October 17, 2022 · Leave a comment

‘We Are Here and Present’: New Native American Mural in Golden Gate Park, Despite Recent Vandalism, Continues Efforts to Uplift Bay Area Native History

KQED News. A turquoise, black and red street mural covering a section of the JFK Promenade with the words “We Are on Native Land” was vandalized on Thursday night. Passersby … Continue reading

October 15, 2022 · Leave a comment

Four Ways to Take Action in Solidarity With the People of Iran

For KQED News. It’s been nearly a month since 22-year-old Mahsa Amini died in the custody of Iranian morality police, sparking protests around the world — including here in the Bay … Continue reading

October 9, 2022 · Leave a comment

‘Promised Land’: A Historically Black California Town Honors Its Proud, Painful Past — and Fights for Its Future

For The California Report The town of Allensworth, located 30 minutes off Interstate 5 near Bakersfield, was a thriving Black community in the early 20th century. Its founders — a … Continue reading

September 9, 2022 · Leave a comment

Why Are There So Many Dead Fish? And What Can We Do About It?

For KQED News. By now, many people have seen, or even smelled, the thousands of fish that have washed up on shores all over the Bay Area. Scientists say it’s … Continue reading

September 5, 2022 · Leave a comment

US Poet Laureate and Sonoma Writer Ada Limón on Writing

For KQED News. As the 24th poet laureate of the United States, Ada Limón is an ambassador to the world of beautiful words. Her poems use clear, everyday language. But … Continue reading

August 30, 2022 · Leave a comment

Community Divided Over Fate of Berkeley’s People’s Park

For KQED News. People’s Park is one of the most famous sites of the student movement of the 1960s — battled into existence, it has been held together by activists. … Continue reading

August 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

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