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Black Lives Matter Poster Vandalized at Boston College

Amidst the ads for a capella shows, free pizza in the library, and volunteering opportunities, bulletin boards on college campuses have become all–too–often sites of another […]

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Worcester Football Player Won’t Be Suspended for National Anthem Protest after All

We stand with you @Oppong_5! It’s not right that you have been suspended for taking a knee. pic.twitter.com/MBFX5J54gz — Shaun King (@ShaunKing) September 12, 2016 […]

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Black Lives Matter Protest Blocks Cambridge City Hall

Update 3:13 p.m.: Cambridge Police ended up arresting four protesters after all, bringing an end to an hours-long demonstration calling for increased access to affordable housing. […]

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Complaint Filed Over Red Line Incident That Went Viral

A month after a Facebook post about a run-in on the Red Line with the MBTA Transit Police went viral, an advocacy group has filed a […]

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Police Unions Plan to Protest Somerville’s ‘Black Lives Matter’ Banner

Police unions from across Massachusetts are planning to protest the “Black Lives Matter” banner hanging at Somerville City Hall, after Mayor Joe Curtatone rebuffed a […]

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MBTA Investigates Police Encounter After Facebook Post Goes Viral

Update, July 22, 6:32 p.m.: After a Red Line bystander’s heartfelt open letter about a police encounter was shared widely on Facebook this week, the T’s police department has […]

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Here’s What Black Lives Matter Protesters Had to Say at the BPD Headquarters Rally

Protesters began the Black Lives Matter Rally Wednesday night by chanting: “SAME STORY EVERY TIME, BEING BLACK IS NOT A CRIME” Videos recording the deaths of […]

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Crowds Protest Police Brutality in March Through Boston

#MassAction Against Police Brutality. Unity March. July 13, 2016. #Boston #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/0dTLO36SO5 — Shalini Pammal (@ShaliniPammal) July 14, 2016 In a peaceful march on Wednesday […]

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Majority of Black Lives Matter Protesters Avoid Jail After Blocking Highway

The vast majority of Black Lives Matter protesters responsible for shutting down I-93 on a cold January morning will not face any jail time. A […]

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The Education of Daunasia Yancey

She’s young, black, female, gay—and ready for her mug shot. Meet the new face of Boston’s civil rights movement.

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Six Activists Extricated From Cement-Filled Barrels During Protest

It was a recipe for civil action. Activists who took part in an early morning protest that brought traffic to a standstill on I-93 southbound […]

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Activists Shut Down Highway During ‘Black Lives Matter’ Protest

Activists locked to large, 1200-pound barrels filled with concrete blocked traffic on Interstate 93 early Thursday morning as part of a “Black Lives Matter” protest. […]

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Thousands Protest Eric Garner Decision at Boston Common Tree Lighting

Shouts of “I can’t breathe,” the last words uttered by Eric Garner, drowned out sounds of performances at the annual tree lighting on the Boston […]

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Protesters Planning to Demonstrate During the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

A grassroots group upset about two separate grand juries’ decisions not to indict white police officers for the deaths of unarmed black men are planning to […]

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Dozens Arrested During Boston Protests

At least four dozen protesters were arrested Tuesday night as people took to the streets of Boston, shutting down access to cars and bringing traffic to a […]