the most awful, unimaginable things happen to the people who least
deserve it. All too often, life seems to unfold that way. Those were
the first thoughts that came to mind moments ago, when I heard the
incredibly sad news that iconic Boston peace activist Cindy Diggs,
who also happens to be a good friend, lost her Mission Hill home and
most of her belongings in a fire on Christmas Eve, of all times.
Here at the Phoenix, we try and walk the walk. Call it advocacy journalism if you want, but we find it important to connect with the communities we cover.
With that said, the summer brings some amazing events - events that are, in some cases, fun enough to make you feel guilty for having such a good time in the name of social justice.