Subject of BINJ feature who was victim of 1981 attack by fellow firefighters one step closer to full pension We started the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism in 2015 to report stories that weren’t being told about people who were often ignored by big media. That’s become the leading cliché offered by many who have […]
A New Beginning For Formerly Incarcerated Women “Stepping into this house made me feel better … She has a way of transforming pain into passion.” When Stacey Borden exited MCI-Framingham for the final time in 2010, she was done with more than three decades of jail stints and drug use due to untreated trauma. She […]
“White allyship is basically shutting up for one minute of your life. It’s imperative to have people of color leading chants and leading the movement.”
“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.”
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.