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A WCVB reporter interviews a protester. The Centennial Common encampment attracted national press attention.

Northeastern pro-Palestine solidarity encampments attract national press attention

Alexis Algazy and Kevin Gallagher April 26, 2024

Across Boston campuses, students, faculty and staff have set up encampments in support of Palestine. Protests have garnered attention from many Boston-based and national news outlets amid a nationwide wave of pro-Palestine campus activism.  Protesters with Huskies for a Free...

Event organizers lead protest chants such as, “Gaza, Gaza don’t you cry, we will end this genocide” for the growing crowd. Hundreds became thousands as people gathered to hear the impassioned speakers.

University students gather in Boston Common to demand ceasefire in Gaza

Aiden Stein, news correspondent November 30, 2023

Around the world, protesters are raising flags and voices in solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza, calling for a lasting ceasefire of Israeli bombardment of the densely-populated area and an end to Israel’s decades-long occupation.  A student-led protest by the Boston branch...

Protesters hold up cardboard signs and rally in support of Palestine. They chanted phrases such as “Kamala Harris you can’t hide, we charge you with genocide.”

Protesters rally against Vice President Kamala Harris outside Ritz-Carlton hotel

Tanisha Gaikwad, photo correspondent November 11, 2023

Hundreds gathered downtown Thursday for an emergency rally in support of Palestine in response to the announcement of Vice President Kamala Harris’ visit to Boston. The protest, organized by the Boston Democratic Socialists of America, began at noon outside the entrance...

A group of clowns walks parallel to participants of the Boston Mens March. The clowns played music during their counterprotest to the anti-abortion organizations march.

Boston clowns march against anti-abortion demonstration

Eleanor Goudie, news correspondent November 11, 2023

Over 40 clowns marched down Commonwealth Avenue Nov. 4 as a counterprotest to the Boston Men’s March, an anti-abortion protest. The clowns, donning colorful costumes, makeup and red noses, paraded a marching band alongside the Men’s March, playing music to drown it out and...

Demonstrators from the Party for Socialism and Liberation carry a banner with the words “The people united will stop racist police brutality” as they lead a march through Boston Common Saturday, Jan. 28. Protests continued through the weekend after videos of Tyre Nichols’ killing were made public.

Hundreds gather to protest police brutality after Tyre Nichols killing

Boston’s Party for Socialism and Liberation led protests against police brutality Friday, Jan. 27 and Saturday, Jan. 28 after videos of Tyre Nichols’ deadly encounter with Memphis police were publicly released. Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man, was beaten and tased by...