"Questions about screening, adequate facilities, safe practices, staffing levels, PPE, health and safety practices ... have prompted them to take this action."
Following a rally, demonstrators made their way to Beacon Street to join and stand in solidarity with immigration rights activists.
“Womxn hold up half the sky all over the world and have always been essential, yet Black womxn are too often overlooked, erased, and devalued."
The brigade included members of white nationalist groups, guys wearing shirts that said “Nationalist Social Club,” and one person holding a black sun Nazi flag.
“The idea is to link up restaurants, which are currently really suffering in terms of [loss of] revenue, and [labor] unions."
Keiko has worked tirelessly capturing images across the region. If something’s going down, she’s often on the scene—from late-night confrontations between protesters and cops, to vigils and rallies.
Organized by Violence In Boston and Black Lives Matter Boston, the rally listed as a main demand that Gov. Baker “allocate adequate funding away from police."
The pro-police horde shouted slogans such as “Blue Lives Matter” as they ignored, attempted to shout over, and in some cases repudiated those calling for accountability.
Participants called for the DA to reexamine cases in which police fatally shot black men in Boston.
"This year, police have already shot and killed over 450 people, despite the lockdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic. The victims are disproportionately African American or Black."