Partying like its 1988: Some Reflections on the State of Human Rights in New England in 2020

The Human Rights Now Tour in Philadelphia

It feels like dancing in a grave yard. I should be celebrating. Seven years after Nashoba Valedictorian Alex Ablavsky challenged the Nashoba Community at graduation to reconsider the use of the chieftain mascot the school committee last night voted unanimously for its retirement.

As the local newspaper notes most of the debate was about process how can we give local…