The prosecution of Ernst Jean-Jacques Jr. on the North Shore is a clear example of a Black Lives Matter activist being targeted by local law enforcement. Without national attention on the case, authorities are playing by their own rules.
How street medics bolster protests in more ways than you may realize
“Anyone who thinks the Black Lives Matter movement is not doing a very good job should pay attention to the astonishing movement in public opinion. Sometimes you have to scream real loud or use a bad word.”
“If you want to show us that you’re there for our protection, you should have been there beside us, not coming at the end to start antagonizing protesters.”
In battling eviction through hardship, a matriarch reveals the cruel reality of housing in Mass