When they first picked up their skateboards, college graduates Claire Lee and Rayven Tate identified a lack of inclusive spaces within the male-dominated skating community. As female skaters and women of color, they didn’t always feel welcome to explore the sport. Their experience prompted them to form an intersectional skating club based in Boston, open to all female and gender non-conforming skaters.
An Abolitionist's How-To
Co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement Patrisse Cullors joined the Boston Public Library on Feb. 1 to discuss her book "An Abolitionist's Handbook: 12 Steps To Change the World and Yourself." Cullors spoke with the Director of Education at the Museum of African American History L'Merchie Frazier about what abolition means to her.
Capturing The Census
The Boston Club’s 2021 Census found women occupy more leadership positions in state companies than ever before. Listen in as the three co-authors of the Census detail the importance of their equity work and the results it has produced.
Reader Radio — Omaha Girls Rock: Musicians With Ambition Podcast
For over a decade, Omaha Girls Rock has empowered youth through music education. This summer, The Reader went to music camp, gaining insight into the week-long process.
Listen to all six episodes here.
Consignment Shop Workers Flex Their Fashion-Sense At Covet
Nestled in Beacon Hill sits Covet, a consignment store serving Bostonians who want to up-cycle their threads. The storefront has been open for two-and-a-half years and has a sister location in South Boston that is eight years old. From racks of little black dresses to vintage tops to designer bags, Covet prioritizes style while being environmentally conscious. Click here to see the full gallery.