In the Boston Herald: Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy lives on
On April 10, more than 200 are expected to attend the 14th anniversary of the Cape Verdean-Jewish seder (capeverdeanjewishseder.com) at Hibernian Hall. Seders that reach out to include other faiths and nationalities always remind me of the many important contributions made by the Jewish community in support of the civil rights movement. They were foot soldiers whether marching beside Dr. King, wielding influence, contributing funds to the effort or encouraging their young people to actively participate on the Freedom Rides to register black voters, walk picket lines and speak out against racism.
In DigBoston: BOSTON’S ‘RADICAL BLACK GIRL’ BUILDS ARTISTIC PLATFORMS WHERE THEY DIDN’T EXIST
The young women from Youth Options Unlimited had never performed, let alone danced, in front of a crowd before. Yet they found themselves at Hibernian Hall in Roxbury, set to perform a number built on their experiences living in Boston.For the previous five days the young women had practiced their performance in collaboration with a traveling research residency called “My City, My Body: or if Concrete Could Talk, or for those that might be traumatized.”
On Hoodline Blog: 4 diverse community and cultural events in Boston this week
Looking to get out into the community this week? From a discussion on transgender representation in cinema to a workshop on the impacts of violence, there’s plenty to do when it comes to community and cultural events coming up in Boston this week. Read on for a rundown.
Boston Private’s ‘Why of Wealth’ Campaign
We love this video produced by Boston Private about MPDC (and CEO Jeanne Pinado) for their ‘Why of Wealth’ campaign.