Current Events & News
March 10, 2020
UC Berkeley Students rally up to strike at the Mexican Embassy
“The media isn’t saying anything about how many are getting killed, women are getting killed for the way they dress and the way they look. There’s no justice for them.” said Lua. “We want to bring the murders forward and stop this corruption.”
December 17, 2019
The Birds and the Border
"In general, there's a lot of racism and classism in Mexico toward Central American migration," said Dulce Lopez, a project artist from Oakland. "With this project, we want to address that as well." Lopez believes that Mexican and Central American migrants should not be turned against one other, "because we are in very similar situations."
April 2, 2018
Race & Inequality in America: The Kerner Commission at 50 conference
"Watch presentation by a student art collaborative which includes Nikko Duren, Dulce María López González, Ashley Holloway, el lee, Lulu Matute, Kiana Nicole Parker on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 during the second day of the "Race and Inequality in America: The Kerner Commission at 50 Conference" at UC Berkeley."
March 10, 2020
Women for Justice in the Americas holds SF, Sproul Plaza demonstrations
"UC Berkeley students and community members held two demonstrations Monday demanding university support for international student strikes in solidarity with the fight against femicides and for the department of ethnic studies to receive funding to revive a course focused on gender-based violence."
April 11, 2019
UC Berkeley alum Dulce María López creates her visual art to ‘cross cultural and national borders’
“There cannot be a revolution or a social change without art — not only because of the meaning of it but because art can really reach out to those who have not had access to elite education; the working class, our communities, and the true social makers,” López added later in an email. “Value the artists because we speak, draw, and communicate through a language that touches many senses in many different ways that can cross cultural and national borders.”
May 12, 2018
Commencement speeches celebrate standing up to injustice, making world better
“Thousands of graduates, decked out in black caps, gowns and colorful variations thereof, marched onto the sun-drenched field at the California Memorial Stadium to “Pomp and Circumstance” to celebrate UC Berkeley’s May commencement on Saturday.”
November 9, 2016
Anti-Trump Demonstrators Take to the Streets in Several U.S. Cities
“BERKELEY, Calif. — Chanting “Not my president,” several hundred protesters streamed through the streets of Berkeley and Oakland in the predawn hours of Wednesday venting their anger at the election of Donald J. Trump as president.”