Attendees included professionals within the medical field, people diagnosed with NF and individuals passionate about curing NF.
Anti-mass incarceration activists called for a change to the 13th Amendment, which prohibits slavery except as a punishment for a crime.
Hundreds of activists protested President Donald J. Trump and Congress for rejecting science on issues such as climate change at Copley Square last Sunday.
The parade featured traditional lion dances, dragon dances, firecrackers, drums and food.
Protesters’ signs bore phrases including, “My people were refugees too,” “No place for hate” and “We’re all immigrants.”
Dozens of pro-abortion and anti-abortion protesters gathered outside Planned Parenthood on Commonwealth Avenue.
The human wall was a silent protest; the organizers asked protesters to only bring signs reading, “We’ve Got Your Back.”
The program would provide financial assistance for the legal defense of immigrants.
“In the City of Boston, we will keep our young people, our future and our scholars safe in our schools,” Jackson said.
Tremont Crossing is a proposed multimillion-dollar development project in Roxbury that would include residential, retail, art and office space.