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Legal Lens documentaries
Law and documentary film may seem far apart, but they actually share many connections. With the guidance of filmmaker and producer Joseph Tovares and support from the Hewlett Foundation, 12 Harvard Law School students from eight countries have worked since January on the Legal Lens project. You can view the films here on BostonGlobe.com.
Calling in white
Is it too much to ask to have just one microaggression-free day?
Sparks of a fuse flicker amid peaceful protests
In a time of outrage, how much is too much anger?
Yes, Trump can deploy troops to suppress protests
The authority is rarely used, however — and for good reason. Even under the most responsible command, injecting military forces into a domestic crisis has the potential to make a bad situation worse. Under Trump, it could be disastrous.
Trump’s America vs. America
In declaring war on anti-racism protesters, Trump’s American carnage presidency is ready for its savage close-up
Rallies of resolve, heated protest, and fanned flames
Readers focus on the point of the weekend's protests as many grapple with outbreaks of violence.
Michael A. Cohen
Stop the comparisons to 1968. America is facing a very different set of risks today
What’s happening in America’s streets is ugly, violent, and disturbing. It’s one of the most sustained periods of national unrest in decades. But it’s still nothing like 1968.
Kadijatou Diallo and John Shattuck
George Floyd and the history of police brutality in America
By recognizing the long history of racism in the justice system, Americans we can grasp why deaths like George Floyd’s are symptomatic of a larger failure of American justice.
Newbury street and America’s fault lines
When the sun goes down, the crazy starts — the looting, the burning of police cars, the acts of provocation. Was Boston so naïve as to think we’d be different? That we’d be spared the chaos?That we’re special?
Trump can’t win after this — can he?
Can America really choose four more years of his sad and destructive agenda? It comes down to numbers that may not show up in polls — only in hearts that reveal themselves on election day.
America’s willful ignorance about Black lives
This could be a watershed moment for the threat that Black Americans face from police, but only if political leaders refuse to accept anything less than real reform.