Mass unrest, like the Black Lives Matter demonstrations, doesn’t erupt randomly.
On Friday afternoon, Harvard University students will rally in Harvard Yard to show their support to the grassroots, youth-led movement that started in Ferguson, MO and has spread to the entire country - a movement that objects to racist laws, violent police tactics, and systemic inequality.
Image of stop-and-frisk outside the Boys & Girls Club on Talbot Ave in Dorchester (Nov. ’14)
Just a few months ago, the Boston Globe informed us of an ACLU study about the epidemic of stop-and-frisk in the Hub. From their reporting:
Boston police officers disproportionately ...
Images by Chris Faraone
This afternoon’s fast food worker strike at the Burger King across from Park Street was kind of like the slogan on those juvenile old Co-Ed Naked Tennis t-shirts: They were in, they were out, it was over.
Short as their lunchtime rally was, workers with ...
There’s no telling where things are headed, but there are high levels of unrest in the air, with outrage surfacing on several fronts.