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Reflecting Back on the Trial Of Sacco & Vanzetti

August in the North End conjures up images of feasts, children playing outside, and residents gathering in the parks; but there’s a darker memory associated with this time of year: On the 23rd of August in 1927, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were executed via electrocution after being declared guilty of robbery and murder. The Read More…

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Presentation to Remember the Sacco & Vanzetti Trial Aug. 26

The Sacco Vanzetti Commemoration Society presents a look at the 1920-1927 case of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti on Monday, August 26 at 7 p.m. at the Community Church of Boston, 565 Boylston Street. These two Italian immigrants were found guilty of robbery and murder and executed in 1927. Fifty years later, it was declared Read More…

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92nd Anniversary of the Sacco & Vanzetti Execution

On April 15, 1920, a double murder set off a sequence of events that led to the controversial, and later declared unjust, trial convictions of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti. Their execution on August 23, 1927 is blamed on anti-Italian prejudice and fear of their anarchist political beliefs. The Case of Sacco and Vanzetti The Read More…

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Sacco & Vanzetti: Storie D’Immigrazione Italiana Negli Stati Uniti

The Fondazione Giorgio Amendola, in collaboration with the Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts and I AM Books, presents a day of initiatives and discussions focusing on immigration and the figures of Sacco and Vanzetti on Saturday, May 11 at the Dante Alighieri Cultural Center in Cambridge, MA. There will be a documentary screening, immigration workshop, Read More…

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Sacco Vanzetti Commemoration Society Presents a Look at the Sacco & Vanzetti Trial

The Sacco Vanzetti Commemoration Society with The Dante Alighieri Society of Cambridge presents a look at the 1920-1927 case of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti on Wednesday, August 22 at 7 p.m. in Cambridge. These two Italian immigrants were found guilty of robbery and murder and executed in 1927. Fifty years later, it was declared Read More…

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Thursday’s Brief: Sacco and Vanzetti 90 Year Legacy, Tresca Tomato Judge, St. Lucy’s Feast Opens!

Things to know for Thursday Events for Thursday, August 24th 5:00pm St. Lucy’s Feast at Endicott Street. St. Lucy’s Feast Thacher & Endicott Streets (5:00 pm Procession). Please note that this is a change with St. Lucy’s Feast on the Thursday night before the St. Anthony Feast weekend, more information. 5:00pm Boston Calling Block Party at Dewey Square. The Greenway is Read More…