“I always enjoyed medical care for underserved populations. Chelsea gave me an opportunity to take care of a lot of people who are also from Central America.”
In addition to celebrating Black women, BLM Boston was also gathering to demand the city of Boston redirect the $40.1 million that is budgeted for policing into schools and resources that will benefit the community.
A critically important investigation that must be monitored by the leadership of our city, and a sobering reminder that people of color are putting themselves on the line as they march week after week.
“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."
Starting in August, we will send a sleek new biweekly print edition to members, alternating with a street edition that will also print 26 times a year.
"I am not included within the pale of this glorious anniversary! Your high independence only reveals the immeasurable distance between us."
What well-documented history is often left out? And why?
“While we were fighting police brutality and COVID’s disproportionate impact on communities of color, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court put its knee on our necks.”
"There is no care in the way we get this important information and it shows that our work is undervalued by the university."
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.