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EDGECAST VIDEO: Sheffield Arbor Day, honoring Shays Rebellion

Arbor Day in Sheffield, Massachusetts, was celebrated by planting trees around the Shays Rebellion Monument (newly restored) commemorating protests in 1787 by former Revolutionary War soldiers against a dysfunctional financial system.

Arbor Day in Sheffield, Massachusetts, was celebrated by planting trees around the Shays Rebellion Monument (newly restored), commemorating an insurrection, on February 20, 1787, by former Continental Army soldiers whose farms were seized by currency manipulation and the banks while they were away fighting the British. Among the protest leaders was Daniel Shays of Sheffield.

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EDGECAST: Black Lives Matter rally in Great Barrington

More than 2,000 people attended the Black Lives Matter demonstration in front of the historic Great Barrington Town Hall where the first resistance to British rule took place in 1775.

EDGECAST: Joe Kennedy III opens campaign for Ed Markey’s U.S. Senate seat

In Pittsfield, Mass., U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III begins his campaign to challenge U.S. Sen. Ed Markey in the Democratic primary.

WATCH: CLOSE THE CAMPS, Lights for Liberty protest in Pittsfield

Watch this video of local demonstrations against the detention camps along the U.S.-Mexico border caging desperate immigrant families who are fleeing savage conditions in Central and South America.

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