Berkeley South Asian Radical History Walking Tour

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Berkeley South Asian Radical History Walking Tour

Discover 100 years of local South Asian American activist history on the streets of Berkeley! Immigrant feminists, freedom fighters and more

By Anirvan Chatterjee & Barnali Ghosh

When and where

Date and time

Sunday, June 25 · 10am - 1pm PDT


Downtown Berkeley, California 2712 Telegraph Ave Berkeley, CA 94705

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About this event

  • 3 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Discover over 100 years of South Asian American activist history on the streets of Berkeley, California! Community historians Barnali Ghosh and Anirvan Chatterjee bring South Asian American history to life on an engaging 2-mile walking tour (wheelchair/stroller accessible). You'll visit original sites, hear stories, and come away inspired by the secret history of four generations of immigrant freedom fighters, feminists, and more.

This is the perfect tour for East Bay residents, anyone with an interest in ethnic or political histories, Cal students, and Indians, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis, and other South Asians. The tour ends near Downtown Berkeley BART.

COVID-19 Rules:

  • WE REQUIRE 100% PROOF OF VACCINATION (either a photo of a CDC card or a vaccine QR code)

As seen in National Geographic, Berkeleyside, San Francisco Chronicle, NBC News, East Bay Express, Hyphen, and more! Voted Best of the East Bay (2014), and awarded the national APIA Preservation Award (2016).

Previous participants said:

  • "fantastic, interactive, inspiring, and provocative"
  • "I really felt a sense of belonging from this tour. Also liked that it was not Indo-centric."
  • "I found it really moving…there are roots within our community that connect to our current activism"

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