Hundreds of people attended a peaceful candlelight vigil on JFK Plaza in Lowell last night for George Floyd, a black man who was killed earlier in the week as a result of a violent confrontation with Minneapolis police.
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The Hub action, which was organized by Mass Action Against Police Brutality, saw protesters march to Nubian Square in Roxbury, and later to the Boston Police Department’s District 4 station in the South End.
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We compared the CDC's earlier guidelines advising gatherings to the governor’s instructions limiting places of worship occupancy to 40%. Baker, no doubt, was under pressure not to be "too prescriptive."
“I’ve been seeing a lot of people I know hanging out with friends, and even sharing food, and it doesn’t seem the wisest to me. I think that the main things people need to understand [is that] this virus is still around, to be careful, and to really get creative with what you do.”