Category Archive: Violence

Apr 18

237 Shot in Boston in One Year Since 2013 Boston Marathon – Final Report

Via Blackstonian Over the last year we have kept track of each and every shooting that has been reported in the city of Boston since the Boston Marathon. As of April 15, 2014 there were at least 237 shootings in the city in the one year since the 2013 Boston Marathon (4/15/13) and out of …

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Oct 26

Organize the Hood Boston 2013 (Recap)

Organize the Hood Boston – 10/21/13 2 Year Anniversary of Occupy the Hood Boston: Organize the Hood, held in Grove Hall, Roxbury at the Campaign HQ of Current Candidate for District 7 City Council, Jamarhl Crawford. Speakers: Patti Lee Jamarhl Crawford Priscilla Flint Min. Franklin Hobbs Continued in Part 2: Speakers: Pam Goffigan Carla Sheffield …

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Oct 20

Ahmir Prince Ariel Lee : 2 Month Memorial & March

https://www.facebook.com/events/517245821694520/ Black Justice! Is there such a thing for Ahmir Lee in this city of Boston! Patricia Lee Tueday October 22nd, 2013 3PM 530 Boylston Street Boston MA RSVP Via FB

Oct 20

Organize the Hood Boston / 2 Year Anniversary of Occupy the Hood

Organize the Hood Boston Monday October 21st 2013 5PM – 7:30PM in Grove Hall @ Warren st. & Crawford St. (Lot Next to the Post Office) 2 Year Anniversary of Occupy the Hood Boston In Honor of: Trayvon Martin For: Mark McMullen, Burrell Ramsey, Ahmir Lee and all victims of violence and survivors of lost …

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Oct 06

State Rep Convenes Community Meeting on Public Safety, Gun Violence and Trafficking

State Representative Carlos Henriquez has convened a Community Meeting on Public Safety in response to the violence. PLEASE ATTEND A COMMUNITY PUBLIC SAFETY MEETING THIS MONDAY OCTOBER 7TH WITH THE BOSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT AND LOCAL OFFICIALS FROM THE FEDERAL, STATE & CITY REGARDING PUBLIC SAFETY AND GUN VIOLENCE & TRAFFICKING IN OUR NEIGHBORHOOD AT 6:30P …

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Aug 06

Rally for Solutions on City Hall Plaza – Report Back

Via Blackstonian.com Yesterday, as many of you who joined us know, the Blackstonian organized a “Rally for Solutions” at City Hall Plaza to address violence in the city. We were motivated by our count of the shootings since the Boston Marathon passing the tragic milestone of 100 since April 15, 2013. Over 100 people joined …

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Aug 04

CITY HALL RALLY: 100 Shootings since Marathon – #OneBoston ? #BostonStrong ?

100 Shootings since the Boston Marathon – #OneBoston ? #BostonStrong ? RSVP on Facebook In light of our count of the shootings since the Boston Marathon reaching the sobering milestone of at least 100 shootings since April 15 2013, we call upon citizens of good will and good faith to unify to say that every …

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Jun 26

All Local & State Officials MA: Immediate Action on the Illegal Gun Trafficking/Gun Violence in Boston

  SIGN THE PETITION 70+ Shootings since the Boston Marathon, we are losing our family, friends, everywhere. Boston is NOT safe. We dont need more police presence, we need real solutions! Our children are not safe, our families are not safe. Guns are flooding our streets while our youth are getting killed every single day, …

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Jan 09

Fundraiser for Cindy Diggs Fri. Jan. 18th

Come and join us as we raise funds for Cindy Diggs who suffered a tragic fire with her family on Christmas Eve. Cindy has dedicated herself to helping the City of Boston’s Youth through her efforts organizing Peace Boston as well as UMMF an effort to galvanize Boston’s Hip-Hop community. On this night we celebrate …

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Oct 15

Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence (ATASK) Inc., Job Description

Job Title: Chinese Advocate (Part Time Position, 21 hours/week) Division/Department: Community Based Services (CBS) – Boston Reports to: Department Manager – CBS and Life Skills/ESOL Summary: Provides victim advocacy to Asian DV survivors and their children in the Greater Boston area and across Massachusetts as needed. Work as a team member of ATASK to provide …

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Mar 31

4/6/12 – TOWN HALL FORUM JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON “The Attack on Black Men & Boys” Stop S. Bill 661 H. Bill 1568

RSVP via Facebook TOWN HALL FORUM JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON “The Attack on Black Men & Boys” Stop S. Bill 661 H. Bill 1568 @ Hibernian Hall (Dudley Sq) FRIDAY APRIL 6th 6-8pm Topics to be addressed: * Trayvon Martin case: Justice for Trayvon * Cases of violence against Black Men throughout the US; Lynchings, Draggings, …

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Mar 22

Legislation Watch: An Act relative to the common defense Bill S.661

SOURCE: http://blackstonian.com/news/2012/03/legislation-watch-an-act-relative-to-the-common-defense-bill-s-661/ BLACKSTONIAN EDITOR’S NOTE: This proposed act is similar to the Stand Your Ground Law now central to the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Florida by “Neighborhood Patrol Captain” George Zimmerman Stand-your-ground law http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stand-your-ground_law Trayvon Martin Case: ‘Stand Your Ground Law’ At Center Of Shooting http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/22/trayvon-martin-case-stand_n_1372105.html Opponents of ‘Stand Your Ground’ law predicted ‘racially …

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Oct 19

OCUPA EL BARRIO – BOSTON

BLACK-UPY BOSTON: NEGROS | LATINOS | GENTE DE CABO VERDE DE DEWEY SQUARE A DUDLEY SQUARE Viernes 21 de OCT, 2011 | 6 pm DUDLEY SQUARE PLAZA (En el cruce entre Dudley St., Malcolm X Blvd., y Washington St.) Cuestiones que se discutirán: INJUSTICIA ECONÓMICA | DESEMPLEO | REGISTRO CRIMINAL CORI | VIOLENCIA / ASESINATOS …

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Oct 18

Occupy the Hood Boston – Friday October 21 6PM Dudley Sq.

Join the Blackstonian, 10,000 Strong Boston, Voices of Liberation, Brothers for Boston, the Union of Minority Neigborhoods, the National Action Network, and solidarity from Occupy Boston. We are trying to utilize the energy and passion generated by the organizers of the Occupy movement around the issues of forclosures, unemployment, education, police brutality, economic injustice, human services, …

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Jan 26

HIP-HOP 9.1.1.

Save the Date HIP-HOP 9.1.1. Saturday, April 23, 2011 at 7:00 PM Roxbury Community College Media Arts Center 1234 Columbus Ave., Roxbury, MA

Dec 14

Peace Boston to Celebrate 5th Anniversary

Tuesday, December 21, 2010 marks Peace Boston’s Fifth Anniversary, and will celebrate at the Great Hall in Codman Square, 6 Norfolk Street (next to the Health Center) at 5PM which is the same place they kicked off their first event (Peace in the Streets Vigil) on the same day 5 years ago. The event is …

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Jun 22

Youth Lobby Day this Wed. on crime bill

Lobby Day this Wed. at the State House at Noon Let’s hear from our young people.Get the guns off the street now!  Pass the Governor’s crime bill. WHAT: Youth-led Lobby Day to support Governor Patrick’s crime bill H. 4102WHERE: Massachusetts State HouseWHEN: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23 at NOONCONTACT:  (617) 233-5363 Join us for a Lobby Day/ …

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Jun 04

3rd Annual 10,000 Strong Boston – June 20th – Franklin Park Playstead

Please take this opportunity to use this community event as it was meant to be! Many are concerned about recent violence and lack of opportunity for our youth Use this event to speak to the community, join with existing efforts, develop or unveil plans. GET INVOLVED!!! BE PART OF THE SOLUTION. 3rd Annual 10,000 Strong BostonSunday, June 20th …

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May 08

Is Crime Down? It Doesn’t Feel That Way on the Streets

I recently heard the crime rate is down in the the East Bay city of Oakland. It doesn’t feel that way on the streets. My 21-year-old brother who stays in Oakland just got shot at last week. I stay in Hunter’s Point, and someone in the neighborhood just got shot at yesterday. The last few …

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May 08

Violence on the Rise in LA, NY

LOS ANGELES — Twenty-two killings in just 13 days have put the LAPD on alert and brought a surprising end to the low crime trend of recent years, reports La Opinión. The unusual surge in homicides, which has been a lingering fear for several months as a result of the early release of prisoners and …

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May 08

Violence Up in LA Among Latino, Black Youth

LOS ANGELES — La Opinión reported last month that 22 killings in 13 days brought a surprising end to Los Angeles’ low crime trend of recent years. In a follow-up story Monday, the Spanish-language daily reports that the majority of those killed were black and Latino youth. In Los Angeles County, 32 percent of murder …

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