Among the dozens of ongoing demonstrations since the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis cop, yesterday’s “United Against Racist Police Terror!” in Boston was a rather unique event.
“I see the connection today as the ministers coming together to stand for justice, to stand for unity, to stand for righteousness, as the mighty wind that will transform the state of Massachusetts, the nation of the United States, and the world.”
The Hub action, which was organized by Mass Action Against Police Brutality, saw protesters march to Nubian Square in Roxbury, and later to the Boston Police Department’s District 4 station in the South End.
“Increased patrols do not protect anyone … they are actively harmful to poor and oppressed people who are routinely harassed, brutalized, and surveilled by the police in Boston and across the country.”
40 years ago this month, Fred Clay was arrested for a crime he didn’t commit. After 38 years behind bars, he’s telling his story and writing another chapter.