Author: Rida Ashraf

  • Boston Clergy Reignite MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign

    As Americans all over the country eagerly await a real change, an enthusiastic crowd of people was heard chanting “No more! Poverty has to go!” outside Trinity Church on Thursday. The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, who is popularly known for his effective Moral Mondays movement, and the Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, have picked […]

  • Students Urge Harvard to Honor Indigenous People, Not Columbus

    A group of Native American students at Harvard University gathered on Monday and urged their colleagues to join their Indigenous People’s Day petition. This took place shortly after Harvard modified their academic calendar to list two holidays taking place on October 9: “Columbus Day”, as a federal holiday, and “Indigenous Peoples’ Day”, as a city […]