Come discover Berkeley's hidden histories of anti-racist, feminist, and anti-imperial organizing by residents with roots in countries like India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. History storytellers Barnali Ghosh and Anirvan Chatterjee share highlights from their monthly Berkeley South Asian Radical History Walking Tour, which has been featured on NPR, NBC, and National Geographic. Expect to hear stories, explore historic images, and leave inspired by Berkeley's immigrant activist heritage. Read their research notes and learn about upcoming tours at BerkeleySouthAsian.org.
This program is part of the Tarea Hall Pittman Social Justice Series. This program honors the legacy of Ms. Pittman’s social justice activism that positively affected the lives of people in California. Programming topics and formats are diverse but the goal of each event is to bring awareness and promote discussions related to human rights, social privilege, and equal opportunity.
This program is funded through the generous support of the Friends of the Berkeley Public Library.