Boston’s political power in communities of color.

In this episode, I revisit Boston’s Black Political task force of the 1970s, 80s & 90s.

I speak to witnessing the political coalition and organizing of the South Boston electeds.   I detail the beginning of Boston’s elected of color and challenge where the group stands today.

Mentions of some community giants: Mel King, Dr Joseph Warren, Doris Bunte, Chuck Turner.

I should have mentioned Team Unity !

Also, at the 19 minute mark, I accidentally refer to Andrea Campbell as Andrea Cabral. My b.

 

Politics & ish #6 – endorsements, a little BDPA, GOTV and organizing

Don’t ask me about episodes 4 & 5. Lol. They’re out there in the ether.

 

At the time of publication we were unaware that Ricardo Arroyo, candidate for Boston City Council district 5 had secured the endorsement of Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley.

In this episode about 30 days away from E-day, Danielle aka Ms. Hotsauce and I discuss recent endorsements in the Boston City Council race.

We discuss GOTV efforts, organizing action, and we touch on the recent announcement of Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu’s idea to dismantle the BPDA formerly known as the BRA.

To be a guest of the show, email: Los@stillreppin.com