The Suffolk Journal

Black-owned businesses to support in Boston

Hats sold by Boston lifestyle brand, Black Girl Magic Apparel.

Sarah Lukowski, Arts & Culture Editor

July 13, 2020

Boston residents are supporting Black-owned businesses to help fight racial injustice as protests and discussions about police brutality – and Black people who have been killed by police, including George Floyd, Elijah McClain, and Breonna Taylor – continue to happen around the country.  Partic...

Suffolk commemorates MLK, recognizes millennials for continuing legacy

Suffolk commemorates MLK, recognizes millennials for continuing legacy

Dani Marrero

January 22, 2015

The annual commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an event by Suffolk’s office of diversity services, celebrated King’s legacy as excerpts of his speeches and letters echoed from the walls of the African Meeting House. “As Dr. King wrote in his letter from Birmingham jail,” Chief Diversity and ...

Protesters storm city streets during annual tree lighting

Protesters storm city streets during annual tree lighting

Alexa Gagosz

December 5, 2014

Protesters of all races and ethnicities marched the streets of Boston Thursday night, demonstrating their eagerness to change the justice system following a New York grand jury's decision to not indict a police officer who used a chokehold on Eric Garner during an arrest. Garner was killed in the incident. T...

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