On Inauguration Day a coalition of organizations are coming together to re-take the initiative for a progressive agenda with a rally on the Boston Common at 4 pm.
Mayor Curtatone says “We’re taking it seriously and doing our due diligence”
Mass Action Against Police Brutality is demanding the persecution of police.
Though hundreds in the Boston area signed the June 2020 Open Letter from Boston Arts and Cultural Workers in Demand of Racial Equity and Social Transformation that began this inquiry, listing their professional affiliations along with their names on the petition, many have been reluctant to talk about what they or their institutions have done or plan to do since making these commitments.
Pics from Boston demonstrations on Nov. 4, 2020
“The role of art is to continue to show that out of pain comes beauty.”
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.
Motion over redirecting $4.1M in police funding causes council to explode in anger, accusations
DigBoston newspaper will resist any attempt to impose martial law on the US