The international exhibit “Lest We Forget,” came to Boston on Tuesday, placing 60 portraits of Holocaust survivors along the sidewalks of the Common.
Organized by students in the wake of the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSD) in Parkland, Fla. last month, thousands participated in the rally March for Our Lives on Saturday to protest gun violence. Participants marched from Roxbury at Madison Park Technical Vocational High School down Columbus Ave. to Boston Common.
On Saturday, a crowd on 1,682 people gathered in Boston Common attempting to break the record for the world’s largest human peace sign. Roxbury Children’s Services orchestrated the event to do something positive for the community.
On Thursday, thousands of Bostonians flocked to the 75th annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in the Common for a night filled with pyrotechnics, festivity, and holiday cheer.
Following the results of the 2016 presidential election, over 4,000 Bostonians gathered in front of the State House to peacefully protest Trump’s victory Wednesday evening.