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Liz Mikel plays Sister Ro in Eve Ensler’s O.P.C., which runs through Jan. 4 at the Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge.

Actress Liz Mikel discusses role in ...

Liz Mikel, who is currently performing in the play O.P.C. at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, spoke to the ...

Opinion

“It’s sure hard to know what the truth is.”

Rush to condemn Cosby premature

The uncorroborated complaints of sexual impropriety by Bill Cosby arouse the distressing memory among elders of similar past claims against ...

Health

Pictured here with their supermarket gift card at Codman Square Health Center are Amaya Pierrette and her mother Leonna Porcher, both of Dorchester.

Partners HealthCare provides hunger assistance during ...

Partners HealthCare is working to provide Hunger Assistance grants to 18 area community health centers during the holidays.

Chickpea Salad

This recipe for chickpea salad is low in sodium, but high in fiber and protein.

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You Can Help Stop the Violence Against Young Black Men

The Department of Justice reports that African Americans are twice as likely as whites to be arrested during a traffic stop, and almost four times as likely to experience the use of force during encounters with the police. And according to the FBI, young black men are 21 times as likely as their white peers to be killed by police. In this talk, cultural innovator Vernā Myers shares some hard truths about racial injustices, (including the killing of Michael Brown and Eric Gardner), and offers us three ways we can uncover our biases, overcome our discomfort and make a difference in the lives of black men and our society as a whole. For two decades, Vernā and her team of consultants have helped eradicate barriers of race, gender, ethnicity and sexual orientation at elite international law firms, Wall Street powerhouses, and the 10,000 member Fire Department of New York, with the aim of establishing a new, more productive and just status quo. This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences.