“You know there is work to do when the marches and protests are over.”
Violence in Boston
“What a lot of people don’t understand is that protests are just the beginning of a revolution.”
“This one takes a step back, not having an overarching concept, with more of a focus on transforming our sound.”
Among the many to weigh in on these issues, the New England First Amendment Coalition (NEFAC) has released a compelling statement... It’s on the money, and so informative and forward-looking that we thought it was our duty to excerpt it here...
“Roger Stone coming to the city of Boston is another indicator of racism, misogyny, and sexism being accepted in this city by people in power."
Between the protesters, the counterprotesters, the media, the cops, and a handful of trolls, countless stories unfolded in Boston last weekend. These are several we encountered…
The panicked calls came from my friends and family—including my poor old mother, who was afraid I would be shot—right around the time that I arrived on Boston Common on Saturday.
Where were these nazis anyway? Where were they coming from? Did they take Uber?
In the interest of doing better than those who are paying more attention to right-wing extremists than they are to the Bostonians speaking out, here are some of the points coming from the groups that are planning a counter-protest and march starting in Roxbury tomorrow at 10 am.