I was right in the middle of reading Assata when Michael Brown was murdered in Ferguson. As the events in Missouri unfolded, reading Shakur’s memoir was a horrifying deja vu. Continue reading
Author Archives: EMILY HOPKINS
Now that you know your protections, here’s how to get the most out of your new neighborhood.
Since being radical means getting to the root of things, I thought to address some of the unfortunate reactions to developments in Ferguson, and to trace them back to the underlying problems. Continue reading
This bill feels strange, and much worse than the original buffer zone. Continue reading
It is entirely possible that additional student housing would take some pressure off of neighborhoods like Mission Hill and Allston-Brighton that have increasingly become extensions of peripheral schools. But I can’t imagine a world in which more housing, in its current form, could keep students on campus. Continue reading