We are gearing up for a busy month here at Scope. We hope you can join us at some of these events and stay tuned as more developments are finalized:
Mon. August 5
Rally for Solutions – City Hall Plaza
100 Shootings since the Boston Marathon
#OneBoston ? #BostonStrong ?
RSVP on Facebook:
In light of our count of the shootings reaching the sobering milestone of at least 100 shootings since the Boston Marathon April 15 2013, we call upon citizens of good will and good faith to unify to say that every life is precious, no life is worth more than another and one life lost is too many.
The Blackstonian has consistently highlighted the devaluation of Black/Brown life in the city of Boston by comparing the response to the Boston Marathon with the “normal” response to everyday “regular violence.” The most recent case of the murder of Amy Lord has also brought to light a different set of disparities in the response of law enforcement. For this reason the Blackstonian is calling all citizens of good conscience to City Hall Plaza on Monday August 5, 2013 at 3:00 pm to show our resolve in combating violence and rallying in support of solutions.
Endorsing Organizations: Blackstonian.com, Voices of Liberation, Organize the Hood Boston, 10,000 Strong Boston, BloodSkinLand Productions, Young Gifted and Black Movement, Grassroots Grind Group, Pen & Sword Political Pirates, Greatest Minds, National Black College Alliance and more to be announced…
See Blackstonian Publisher/Editor Jamarhl Crawford on NNN talking about the Rally for Solutions. Click Here to see video.
Sun. August 18
YOUNG, GIFTED & BLACK: THE 13TH REVOLUTION
A new annual youth explosion that showcases a variety of spoken word, rhyme, song, dance, emartial arts and more for the community.
RSVP on Facebook:
@ Hibernian Hall
184 Dudley St., Roxbury/Dudley Sq.
(next to fire dept. & barber shop)
4:00pm – 7:00pm (doors at 3:30pm)
$5.00 admission – FREE for children 12yrs & under
With performances by
Larisa Osorio, Sankofa Academy of Wellness (P.A.C.E.),
Aminata Keita, D’Wreckin’ Crew, Ketchup, Catch Wreck, RiP
AlleyWay, #ScopeEast and more!!
For more info contact:
VCR at 617-480-7663 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Mon. August 19
Recognizing the birthday of Hon. Marcus Garvey 8-17-1887
and in honor of Black August
The Red, Black and Green flag was created by The Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey and adopted in 1920 for more info on the RBG Flag please click here.
The Flag raising ceremony will take place on Mon. August 19th at 12 noon. The Red, Black & Green Flag will fly from Mon August 19th until Wednesday August 21st at Boston City Hall Plaza – Government Center Downtown Boston.
Thur. August 29
Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary
Presented by Blackstonian.com, Voices of Liberation and Organize the Hood
Thursday 8/29 7:00pm – 9:20pm
in Cambridge, MA at Landmark Kendall Square Cinema
$13.00 General Admission
After more than 30 years in prison and despite attempts to silence him, Mumia is not only still alive but continuing to report, educate, provoke and inspire. Stephen Vittoria’s new feature documentary is an inspiring portrait of a man whom many consider America’s most famous political prisoner – a man whose existence tests our beliefs about freedom of expression.