Parade

Straight Pride Parade arrests ignite legal drama in Boston

CLOSE Straight Pride parade goers in Boston were met with a high police presence and thousands of counter protestors, Saturday. Buzz60, Buzz60 BOSTON — A decision to drop charges against left-wing protesters arrested at Saturday’s Straight Pride Parade has turned into a courtroom fight, pitting a newly elected district attorney who ran on reform-minded platform against a …

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Google remembers the Silent Parade of 1917 on its 100th anniversary

Today’s featured Google Doodle on the US home page honors the Silent Parade of 1917 on its 100th anniversary. The Silent Parade of 1917 included approximately 10,000 African Americans marching down Fifth Avenue in New York City in response to the East St. Louis Riots of 1917. It was the first mass protest of lynching …

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