• Boston Black COVID-19 Coalition Sep 29, 2020

    Black Leaders Call for Better COVID-19 Response in Boston

    Black leaders in Boston are calling on the city to step up its response to the coronavirus crisis in their communities as the pandemic continues to disproportionately impact people of color. The Black Boston COVID-19 Coalition, a group dedicated to ensuring coronavirus response and recovery, claim they have seen a rise in cases in neighborhoods like Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan and…

  • coronavirus Sep 5, 2020

    What We Know About the Massive Dorchester ‘Super Spreader' Party

    A large, 2-day party in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood drew several thousand people to Talbot Avenue last weekend. Many of the attendees reportedly weren’t wearing masks or social distancing. The event and the official response to it drew sharp criticism from Black community leaders given continued concerns about the coronavirus. Long time resident Louis Elisa called it “an absolute breakdown...

  • coronavirus Sep 4, 2020

    ‘Absolute Breakdown of Law and Order': Black Community Leaders Criticize Response to Large Party

    The Boston Black COVID-19 Coalition is expressing outrage about a large, two-day party held last weekend in the city’s Dorchester neighborhood, saying Gov. Charlie Baker, Mayor Marty Walsh and other politicians have said and done nothing about what could wind up being the state’s next “super spreader” event. The group, consisting of leaders in the Black community, held a...

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