Saturday, Aug 29, 2020 11:30a -
450 Walnut Ave
Social Good, Sports & Active Life
The Ride for Black Lives is a bike ride in solidarity with the fight against systems and acts of oppression, police brutality against, criminal injustice system against, and murder of Black people, including and especially those who are LGBTQ+', disabled, poor, and under control of the criminal justice system.
This is a Black-led and Black-centered solidarity ride co-organized by:
Boston Bike Party
Bikes Not Bombs
Mattapan Food & Fitness Coalition
Tiffany Cogell, community organizer
Bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades, scooters, welcome.
- Wear a black shirt (or come ready to buy one of the event tees) to show solidarity and support for ALL Black lives
- When: Saturday August 29th
- Time: 11:30am Meet, 12:00pm program Start
- Where: Meet at White Stadium side entrance in Franklin Park ( google pin: https://goo.gl/maps/ZvYFZraKyZGzkS2Q9
-End: Nubian Square
ROUTE DETAILS TO COME
Black community members will share a few brief words with riders, and the ride will roll out from Franklin Park.
==FOLLOW COVID and GROUP RIDE SAFETY GUIDELINES==
- Mask up
- Stay socially distance, 6 feet away from others during meetup and the ride
- Use hand sanitizer and wash your hands
- Stay to the Right
- Stay with the group and follow ride marshals
- Ride Straight
- Don't Hate
- Pack your Trash
For the safety and privacy of all participants, do NOT capture any images that show people's faces. We will have designated documentarians who will take photo and video, edit identifying features out, and post to the event page and R4BL Facebook page.
- Do NOT antagonize or escalate any situation
- Do NOT talk to the press. Direct them to organizers or speakers.
-Do NOT lead chants. Follow and uplift Black voices.
==DONATE to support local activism for Black lives==
We will be selling t-shirts to benefit Sisters Unchained, a Black-led prison abolition organization working to build community and power among women and non-binary people affected by parental incarceration.
Read about their work and make an advance donation here:
==VOLUNTEER== As a ride marshal, t shirt salesperson, or distributing supplies by messaging Ride for Black Lives - Boston Facebook page.