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Police Violence

Zoom Panel Discussion of Fruitvale Station and Local Policing Reform The film Fruitvale Station depicts the story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old from Hayward, California, and his experiences on the last day of his life, before he was fatally shot by BART Police in …

by Hayat Imam I join all my friends in the fury and outrage we feel at the killing of yet another Black man at the hands of the police. I come to two conclusions, both pointing to conditions that are unacceptable and must be challenged. …

The End of Policing

August 10, 2020 // 0 Comments

Locally, In Boston, the vast majority of the highest paid public employees are part of law enforcement, with 530 officers having higher salaries than Mayor Walsh. At the state level, the comprehensive Reform- Shift- Build Act is being pushed through the state legislature to take …

Resisting State Repression

August 4, 2020 // 0 Comments

You know you’ve got Trump scared when he starts trying to roll out this kind of militarized response! Because folks have been organizing so effectively to defund police under the call from Black leadership, and mass numbers of folks are taking to the streets in …

Antiracism and Peace Webinar Series

July 20, 2020 // 0 Comments

Events of the past few months have exposed deep racist inequities with life and death consequences. COVID-19’s disproportionate death tolls in communities of color and the continued blatant police and extrajudicial killings of black people reached a tipping point with the murder of George Floyd …

Black Lives Matter Rally

June 19, 2020 // 0 Comments

We are honoring Juneteenth by holding a multi-cultural, lingual, ethic, and class rally in support of the Black community. We advocate for liberation from mass incarceration, over policing, and state-sanctioned violence. Racism is wrong. Police brutality is wrong. Put an end to qualified immunity. Please …

Reinventing law enforcement in Boston

June 18, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Jeff Klein Originally published in the Dorchester Reporter Many people who hear calls to “defund” or “abolish” the police may have the impression that these are demands to eliminate law enforcement altogether.  That is incorrect. The intent is to reinvent law enforcement in a …

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