https://www.facebook.com/events/699585397572882 White Stadium
450 Walnut Ave
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
– CrimsonBikes Cambridge
– Bikes Not Bombs
– byAlexJoachim (www.byAlexJoachim.com)
– 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 September 26th (Rain Date September 27th)
– Time: 11:30am Meet, 12:00pm program Start, 1:00PM rideout
– Where: Meet at White Stadium side entrance in Franklin Park (Google pin: https://goo.gl/maps/ZvYFZraKyZGzkS2Q9
– End: White Stadium
– Difficulty: No major hills. 14.3mi
– 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 Transgender Emergency Fund, a Black-led organization providing critical assistance for low-income and homeless transgender people living in Massachusetts.
Read about their work and make an advance donation here:
As a ride marshal, t shirt salesperson, or distributing supplies by messaging Ride for Black Lives - Boston Facebook page: https://facebook.com/R4BLBOS