Speakers presented a new report created by researches at Massachusetts Institute for Technology and City Life, which revealed that 70% of evictions in Boston are in communities where the majority of the population are people of color—Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan.
What well-documented history is often left out? And why?
“Low wage workers are actually, literally, afraid for their lives. They need to know they’re not dependent on tips.”
“Mothers and families of victims of police violence took the stage to explain the pain inflicted upon them by cops who are supposed to protect them.”
“Members of the Boston’s Transgender/Gender non-conforming communities are taking back our Pride. Since the 2016 election, we have had an additional layer of barriers added to our daily lives.”