Lakshmi Sarah

Producer, Educator & Writer

Category Archives: KQED

Childfree by Choice, Regretting Parenthood and the Taboo of Freedom

Produced for KQED news based on a Forum episode. A growing number of adults are choosing to pursue a life without children. Still, many people — especially women — say … Continue reading

June 9, 2021

Activists Stage ‘Die-in’ at Newsom Residence to Demand More Relief for Immigrant Workers

For KQED news. Activists held a die-in on the street in front of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Sacramento home early Wednesday to demand COVID-19 relief for undocumented workers who they say … Continue reading

June 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

First in the US — California’s Task Force on Reparations Looks at Harms of Slavery

KQED news. A first-in-the-country state task force to study reparations for Black Californians launched its inaugural meeting Tuesday. The task force is charged with outlining slavery’s modern-day impacts on Black … Continue reading

June 1, 2021

How Some Elders are Working to Preserve the Legacy of the Black Panther Party in Oakland

For KQED news. Buffalo Sojourn, who just goes by Buffalo, has been a community advocate for decades. He’s also a former member of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense and … Continue reading

June 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

Newsom Pardons Formerly Incarcerated Firefighters

For KQED news. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday pardoned more than a dozen people, including two formerly incarcerated firefighters who faced deportation.’Being a Californian means believing that people can turn … Continue reading

May 29, 2021 · Leave a comment

‘A Moral Obligation’: South Asian Diaspora Assists COVID Efforts in India With Money and Time

For KQED news. As the South Asian diaspora continues to witness the horrific scenes of mass funeral pyres and overrun hospitals in India, many in the Bay Area and across the country … Continue reading

May 3, 2021 · Leave a comment

How to Attend a Rally Safely in the Bay Area

For KQED news.

April 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

‘The Same Hands That Feed Us’: San Franciscans Rally in Solidarity With India’s Farmers Protest

For KQED news.

April 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

‘We Must Continue to Show Up’: San Francisco Rally Marks A Year After Breonna Taylor’s Killing

For KQED news. March 13 marked a year since Breonna Taylor was shot by police in her home in Louisville, Kentucky. Hundreds rallied in San Francisco on Saturday afternoon, beginning … Continue reading

March 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

‘We Need Help’: Myanmar Solidarity Protesters in SF Hope Rallies Will Spur US Officials to Act

For KQED news. On Feb. 1, a military coup in Myanmar (formerly Burma) toppled the government of Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate who spent some 15 … Continue reading

February 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

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