Calls For Reform Intensify Following Grand Jury Decision In Breonna Taylor Case
Protests followed a Kentucky grand jury’s decision Wednesday to file charges of wanton endangerment — but not homicide — in the March police shooting of Breonna Taylor, as her family expressed anguish and anger at the outcome of the case. To discuss, Jim Braude was joined by Rep. Liz Miranda and the Reverend Mariama White-Hammond, who is part of a group of community leaders pushing the legislature to enact significant police reform measures in Massachusetts.
Andrea Campbell On The Launch Of Her Mayoral Campaign Against Incumbent Marty Walsh
Boston City Councilor Andrea Campbell announced Thursday that she will run for mayor of Boston in 2021. Incumbent Mayor Marty Walsh has not yet announced whether he plans to run for re-election, but fellow City Councilor Michelle Wu announced her campaign last week. Andrea Campbell joined Jim Braude to discuss her campaign platform, which emphasizes persistent inequality in the city and her own life story of growing up in poverty.
‘Artivism’: When It Comes To Climate Change In Boston, Can Art Inspire Action?
‘Seawalls Boston’ is a group of six new murals by local artists, all part of a global project led by the PangeaSeed Foundation, with 400 murals in 17 different countries so far. They public works of art are designed to call attention to the threat of rising sea levels — something that waterfront cities like Boston cannot ignore. Liz Neisloss checks out the murals and reports on what the City of Boston has been doing to prepare for sea rise.
IMHO: Non-Mask Wearers
Jim Braude shares his thoughts on people who, for some reason, still aren’t wearing masks — ever.