The exclusion of BIPOC persons causes harm. I know I’m not alone in thinking this.
The prosecution of Ernst Jean-Jacques Jr. on the North Shore is a clear example of a Black Lives Matter activist being targeted by local law enforcement. Without national attention on the case, authorities are playing by their own rules.
As can be seen in a video that one witness submitted to police, officers repeatedly punched Ohene in his torso. A subsequent CPD report depicts Ohene as being so wildly combative that three cops from Cambridge plus a transit officer were needed to restrain him and to place the perp in handcuffs in order to “avoid further injury to himself.”
Who’s moving the needle on racial justice? Who’s not?
It was easy to take one look at the headlines, glance through Twitter, and #FTP all over the place.
“The truth is damning enough.”
On the conservative Internets, there’s no such thing as racism ...
The city is overwhelmed. If we keep acting in support of one another, there’s a chance that we can dig ourselves out.
Why we should stand with those who stand on the highways.
The protest was rather unique. The horde, relatively large considering the icy temp, shut down Newbury Street.