Islamophobia

  June 27, 2016:  The mass shooting in Orlando has raised uncomfortable questions about Islam and homophobia.  We look at what it's like to be Muslim and gay.  

City Visions, May 9, 2016:  How have increasing fears about terrorism and Islamic extremism impacted Bay Area Muslims?

Daily news roundup for Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Apr 20, 2016
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Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

 

How 4/20 became the pot industry’s Black Friday // SF Chronicle

Daily news roundup for Monday, February 1, 2016

Feb 1, 2016
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Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

Super Bowl 50’s crazy ticket prices drop slightly, but Niner fans still left out // Mercury News

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 On the December 2nd edition of Your Call we’ll discuss the rise in Islamophobia. 

Berkeley South Asian Radical Walking Tour


There are a thousand hidden histories in the Bay Area – stories in the cement, just beneath the surface of our routes to work or school or play. There are also a handful of guided walking tours that aim to pull these stories from the pavement: Architecture tours, neighborhood tours, literary tours. And then, there is the Berkeley South Asian Radical History Walking Tour. In 2012, Barnali Ghosh began the tour with her husband, Anirvan Chatterjee.

 

Academy of Art, SF


Sophia Sattar was born in Karachi, Pakistan to an Indian mother and Pakistani father who were both doctors, and she loved to paint. But, living in a world where you were groomed from childhood to become a doctor or an engineer, being an artist was out of the question.