“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.
“We did this based on our moral obligation and our mission because our focus is on addressing racial and ethnic disparities in health and in healthcare.”
Hakim Jamal was a Boston original—an engaging author and activist who identified as a recovering alcoholic and addict. He founded the group that created Kwanzaa. His controversial romances with movie stars and models inspired movies decades later.