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Justice for George Floyd – Day of Action

March 6, 2021 // 0 Comments

Join Dorchester People for Peace 11am – 12:30pm Edward Everett “Pear” Square Boston St at Columbia Rd, Dorchester, MA 02125 The upcoming trial on charges against Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd presents an opportunity for our community to gather together in solidarity …

Where is the Hope? with Rev. June R. Cooper

December 6, 2020 // 0 Comments

Signs of Hope: Derrick Bell, a noted Harvard Professor, wrote a book called Faces at the Bottom of the Well, The Permanence of Racism (1992) in which he states that racism is a permanent feature of American society. Do we accept this claim or do …

Zoom Panel Discussion of Fruitvale Station and Police Reform Efforts in Massachusetts and Boston 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 Rosemary Kean Last week several organizers in Colorado who have been organizing nearly daily protests over the summer demanding justice for Elijah McClain, murdered by police last year, were arrested and charged with felony kidnapping among other felony charges. The kidnapping charge was apparently …

Challenging Policing, Reimagining Safe Communities

September 29, 2020 // 0 Comments

by Claire Gosselin Nationwide protests against police brutality and systemic racism remained strong over the summer, fueled by new instances of police violence and a widespread recognition that the time for the country’s reckoning with its legacy of slavery and Jim Crow has come due. …

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