It is incredible that city leaders have not recognized the offense of whitewashing the deeds of Faneuil.
It’s important to note: The BPD is one of Walsh’s major donor groups, with police and their unions giving at least $415,000 to the mayor’s campaign since 2013.
To honor the congressman, let’s make some good trouble this November, and vote out our present Republican thugocracy.
The mission of building solidarity within the South Asian community is akin to other movements such as Black Lives Matter. How can we learn from them in order to connect our own community? For many South Asians committed to fighting state violence against Black people, it is clear that our work in being allies relies on undoing anti-Black ideologies within our own communities.
"I am not included within the pale of this glorious anniversary! Your high independence only reveals the immeasurable distance between us."
The continued distance between the white LGBTQ+ community and LGBTQ+ communities of color has a historical antecedent.
The following was submitted by Arlington School Committee member Paul Schlichtman in response to "Arlington Parents Call Out School Committee Candidate, Note Racial Disparities," published May 20, 2020.
"Parents have attempted to bring up these disparities in achievement and discipline in the form of conversations with principals and emails to the superintendent’s office and school committee with little to no response."
Lessons to prepare, grieve, console, help, learn, teach, and unite