More Than A Dozen Protests In Boston This Weekend


BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — For the fifth weekend in a row, dozens of demonstrations and vigils are planned across Massachusetts, calling for police reform and racial equality in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.

That includes a rally at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Boston Common, where crowds are expected for an "All Out Against White Supremacy!" demonstration.

Organizers said the anti-white supremacy march in being held in response to an "anti-BLM rally and march," planned by a group known as Super Happy Fun America (SHFA) at around the same time near the State House.

According to the organizers of "All Out Against White Supremacy!", SHFA is "the same group that threw the Straight Pride Parade, where so many of us were brutalized by the police."

SFHA said they will "first meet at the Massachusetts State House to hear from community leaders and then walk through the Boston Common to pay tribute to the victims of the unrest."

There will also be at least three "auto caravan" protests happening on both weekend days throughout different parts of the city.

Here are some of the local protests happening this weekend:

Saturday, June 27th

10 a.m. Central Square, Cambridge - "Stand Out Against Racism"

11:30 a.m. Playstead Field, Franklin Park, Boston "The Ride for Black Lives"

12 p.m. Copley Square, Boston "March Like a Mother for Black Lives Boston"

12:30 p.m. Parkman Bandstand, Boston Common "All Out Against White Supremacy!"

1 p.m. Auto Caravan starting in Jamaica Plain, visiting Roxbury, Roslindale, Hyde Park, Mattapan, Dorchester, and Fenway "Tenants Rising: Cancel Evictions Caravan"

1 p.m. From Sampas Pavilion to Lowell City Hall "A Justice, Equity & Inclusion Parade"

2 p.m. North Dartmouth Park "Peace, Love, & Justice: A Call for Change!"

3:30 p.m. Murray Field Park, Boston, "Boston Tenants for BLM!"

Sunday, June 28

8 a.m. Landry's Bicycles, Newton "Black Lives Matter Ride"

10 a.m. Porter Square, Cambridge "Stand Out Against Racism"

1 p.m. Auto Caravan starting in Jamaica Plain, visiting East Boston, Lynn, Malden, and Somerville "Tenants Rising: Cancel Evictions Caravan"

2 p.m. Kelly Field, Hyde Park, Boston "No Justice, No Peace"

3:30 p.m. Starting at Hingham High School "Black Lives Matter Caravan Protest"

4:30 p.m. Memorial Field, Abington "Black Lives Matter Rally & Vigil"

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