We recently relaunched the 20 Year Homicide Report for Blackstonian.org visualizing 20 years of homicide data compiled from Boston Police and Court Records. The report reveals striking patterns and disparities in the number of murders per district and the effectiveness of investigations and prosecutions.
In the past weeks we have launched 3 new websites which will continue to be developed in collaboration with Blackstonian.com. These websites all focus on tracking police misconduct and instituting reforms to prevent discipline it. MassPoliceReform.org Mass Police Reform works to reform police practices to improve respect for basic human and civil rights, reforms should […]
We have been working closely with Blackstonian.com to keep track of all shootings (fatal and non-fatal) that have occured in Boston since the 2013 Boston Marathon. With all the media attention and the outpouring of support for victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings, we wanted to highlight the daily tragedies that are consistently ignored and […]
Info-graphics developed for Blackstonian.com illustrating the lack of diversity in the Boston Police Department and the Boston City Government’s Leadership. Blackstonian Article on BPD Diversity Blackstonian Article on City of Boston Govt. Diversity
In Massachusetts a “3 Strikes” Habitual Offender Bill was recently signed into law by Gov. Deval Patrick and took affect August 2, 2012. This is in spite of a concerted community / coalition effort spearheaded by the Blackstronian, EPOCA, NAACP, Prisoners Legal Services, FAMM, and many others to stop passage of a “3 Strikes” Bill in MA. […]