City of Boston Ignores Pleas of Black Activists at Downtown Tourist Icon

Aziza Robinson Goodnight and Asia Jackson stand protesting Boston Mayor Marty Walsh’s refusal to remove the name of a white supremacist from the iconic Faneuil Hall. (Photo Credit: The New Democracy Coalition Archives)

he city of Boston was recently confronted with an opportunity to clear the racially toxic air that hovers over Faneuil Hall and its adjacent Market Place in Boston. What did the city do? It punted.

Earlier this month, the city cashed a 2.1 million check from the New York-based Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation. The corporation was two years…