Protest movements -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Historical Abstract The Audre Lorde to Howard Zinn Library (also known as the A-Z Library) was formed in 2011 by Metacomet Books (Plymouth, Massachusetts), the Boston Radical Reference Collective, and the Simmons College Chapter of the Progressive Librarians Guild to meet the information needs of the Occupy Boston protest. The records of the Audre Lorde to Howard Zinn Library contain materials related to the founding and operation of the Occupy Boston protest and the activities of the A-Z Library. The records are...
Dates: 1963-2013 ; Majority of material found within 2011-2012
Overview In 1978 a group of women from Boston area community organizations gathered to organize demonstrations opposing acts of intimidation and violence against women. The group modeled itself after an international protest movement known as Reclaim the Night, which began in Belgium in 1976 when women attending the International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women walked through the streets carrying candles to protest the continuation of violence against women. Protesters in San Francisco held the first...