07 September 2023
Tony Platt unveils UC Berkeley’s original sins
Tony Platt, author of “The Scandal of Cal,” peels back the layers of UC Berkeley’s esteemed reputation. Beneath its status as a hub for innovation and progressive thought lies a troubling history of plunder, warfare, and white supremacy. Platt’s research serves as a clarion call for the university to confront its original sins, from its role in the military-industrial complex to its large-scale hoarding of Indigenous remains.