Tag Archive: Blackstonian

Nov 18

Second Harvest – Feed the Hood Benefit Show

RSVP via Facebook 11/25/16 – We’re Back! Join us for another Feed the Hood / Feed the People Fundraiser / Can Drive. Bring donations of canned or non-perishable food items and come party with us at Make Shift Boston. All proceeds go to support Feed The Hood / Feed the People Boston. Performances By: O.T.O, …

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Nov 11

Against the Wall – Artists Respond to Police & Policing

RSVP Via Facebook Press: Gallery + Interview: Major Group Art Show Takes Aim at Police Violence 11/11/16 – Come see a selection of work by artists from Boston and beyond addressing the topics of police and policing in the community. Learn more about local movement to reform police practices to improve respect for basic human and …

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Jul 02

Red, Back & Green (RBG) Flag Raising

[Via Blackstonian] In Honor Of: Hon. Marcus Mosiah Garvey August 17, 1887 – June 10, 1940 In CELEBRATION OF: BLACK AUGUST RSVP on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/events/666625126802943/ MONDAY AUGUST 17th 2015 ceremony 12 noon – 1 pm @ Boston City Hall Plaza for more information on Marcus Garvey see link: http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/marcus-garvey for information on Black August see …

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Apr 07

Black & Blue pt. II – Town Hall Forum on Policing – Thursday April 16 – 5PM @ Dudley Library

RSVP Via Facebook Black & Blue pt. II Examining the Relationship between Communities of Color and the BPD Town Hall Forum on Policing Topics: – State Legislation – City Proposals – DOJ Investigation – Police Misconduct – Police Killing Of Civilians – CO-OP – Civilian Review Board – IAD Process – Police Decertification Info Session …

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Oct 09

Black & Blue: Discussing The Relationship Between BPD & Communities Of Color

In the wake of yet another killing of a young Black man by Police, this time in St. Louis, we invite you to join us for a Community Town Hall Meeting on police and community relations right here in Boston where BPD have shot and killed more than 20 people in the last 20 years, …

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Mar 26

Feed The Hood / Feed The People, Fill Your Fridge Going Strong

Via Blackstonian On 11/11/11 Feed The Hood / Feed The People and Fill Your Fridge were born. Since that time truthfully we have lost track of exactly how much food we have distributed and how many people we have served but I can tell you in all truth we have distributed over 3 tons of …

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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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Aug 01

Film Screening “Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary” 8/29

Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary Presented by Blackstonian.com, Voices of Liberation and Organize the Hood Thursday, August 29, 2013 7:00pm – 9:20pm Landmark Kendall Square Cinema Cambridge, MA $13.00 General Admission Movie presentation of Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary Before he was convicted of murdering a policeman in 1981 and sentenced to die, Mumia Abu-Jamal was a …

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Jun 05

Data Day 2013 – Using to Data for Activism and Social Change

Via PoliticalPirates.com Join us on Data Day 2013 we will be on Friday June 21, 2013. We will be discussing how to use Data as a tool for social change and activism and talking about some of our previous and current projects and data visualizations. Cutting through propaganda with the sword of data Hear from …

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Jan 22

Feed the Hood / Fill Your Fridge Update

We’ve been working with the Blackstonian and Occupy the Hood Boston coalition on the ongoing Feed the Hood / Fill Your Fridge Programs where we distribute food and home cooked meals to those in need. Recently Trader Joes has been showing us a lot of support with donations of high quality food which, along with …

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Jul 19

The Last Poets Live in Boston for Juneteenth [Recap]

Voices of Liberation was honored to be part of this historic night and is grateful to The Last Poets for blessing Boston with a night to remember. Fin more photos on facebook.com/scopeurbanapparel.

Jun 07

Last Poets Youth Show – Live in Boston June 16 – All Ages Show

Posted on June 7, 2012 – Last Poets 21+ Show Info – Free Film Screening: “The Last Poets Made in Amerikkka” Info Saturday June 16, 2012 we will be bringing The Last Poets to Boston for a fundraiser show to benefit the Blackstonian and the Fill Your Fridge program. While the main show is 21+, we will have an additional …

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May 21

The Last Poets – Legendary Pioneers of Spoken Word / Hip-Hop Live in Boston on Juneteenth 6/16/12

[important]SHOW SATURDAY JUNE 16 2012[/important] Sat. June 16th – Last Poets Live! in Boston 9PM doors open $25 in advance $30 at the door @Hibernian Hall 184 Dudley St. Roxbury (Dudley Sq) LEGENDARY & WORLD FAMOUS THE LAST POETS LIVE IN BOSTON FOR JUNETEENTH WEEKEND Tribute to Gil Scot-Heron Fundraiser for Blackstonian A Portion of …

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Apr 12

People’s Report: FTP Weekend 3/24-3/25

From Blackstonian: http://blackstonian.com/news/2012/04/peoples-report-ftp-weekend-324-325/ People’s Report: FTP Weekend 3/24-3/25 WE PRACTICE FULL DISCLOSURE AND ACCOUNTABILITY!!! VIDEO COMING SOON!!! Here’s the report from Boston Feed The People Wknd… 3/24-3/25 In the meantime check out what we were able to do with a lil bit of money and some elbow grease… Please see THANK YOU’S AT THE END OF …

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Feb 09

Friday – MAR 2 – Conscious Styles

Voices of Liberation, El Movimiento, Scope Urban Apparel, Occupy the Hood Boston and the Grassroots Grind Group Present: Conscious Styles Featuring: Sweatshop, live with: Retrospek, Rey Leon, OverTime Often, Pause, Metal, TV Remi Sounds by: EvillDewer Hosted by: UNO the Prophet / El Movimiento Friday March 2, 2012 6-10 PM Spontaneous Celebrations 45 Danforth St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 Suggested Donation – $5 All Proceeds go to support Occupy The Hood …

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Feb 03

Blackstonian “3 Strikes” Special Edition

stopthreestrikes.org The Blackstonian has begun distributing tens of thousands of copies of a special edition focusing on the proposed “3 Strikes” Habitual Offender Legislation. This special edition features commentary from, Prof. Charles Ogletree (Harvard), Prof. James Jennings (Tufts), NAACP / NEAC, ACLU of Mass, Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM), Coalition for Effective Public Safety (CEPS), Ben Thompson …

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