Marian Darlington-Hope was born and raised in the Port neighborhood of Cambridge, where she has lived most of her life. She and other family members attended programs at the Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House in her youth. As a teenager, she volunteered at the National Committee to Combat Fascism/Black Panther Party breakfast program housed at the Fuller House. As an adult she continued her involvement with the Fuller House in many capacities, including as a board member. Prior to retirement, Marian was a professor at UMass Boston and Lesley College. She is active in Cambridge-based activism and community-building groups and efforts. To listen to a previous interview with Marian, click here.
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