“Increased patrols do not protect anyone ... they are actively harmful to poor and oppressed people who are routinely harassed, brutalized, and surveilled by the police in Boston and across the country."
As a class, we believe that this issue must be addressed immediately, as such encounters are serious violations of the civil rights of minorities in Boston.
“Out of nowhere, then . . . they flipped me over and . . . they’re cuffing me and giving me a full search down.”