“The state is considering spending $50 million to construct a new prison for these women, where they will continue to cost the state $13.5 million a year”
“People want to see a diverse lineup. They don’t want to see straight white male after straight white male.”
“Where We Stand” will highlight the women of color mayoral candidates and their visions for a just Boston
“We are feeling like we have turned a corner and guests are even more understanding of what a long ride we have been on together.”
Despite significant gains for women in the workplace in recent decades, the wage gap persists in nearly every occupation, from nursing to truck driving to financial management.
New report shows 1/6 of women in Mass prisons sentenced to life without parole.
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.
Still, pandemic-safe provision of pill abortions is hampered all over the country by the FDA’s REMS requirement. Without it, you could call a doctor or clinic, they could write a prescription and call it into your pharmacy, and then you could get the pills from there or even have them mailed to you.
“I was either a student, or very young reporter or critic, and I could see I was maybe one of two, or one of three women, [and] one of the only women of color."