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Social media drives news coverage of Ferguson shooting, protests

Social media has played a major role in news coverage of the police shooting of Michael Brown in Feguson, Mo., providing a forum for the black community there and across the U.S. to counter the narratives playing in the white-dominated ...

Win tickets to the Huntington Theatre Company's Opening Night of Guess Who's Coming To Dinner

Win tickets to the Huntington Theatre Company's Opening Night of Guess Who's Coming To Dinner

Boston demonstrators call for end to police shootings

Hundreds of demonstrators in Boston turned out to protest the Ferguson, Mo police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.

Roxbury woman blazes her own path in graphic design field

When Sydney Janey found it difficult finding work in Boston’s white-dominated graphic design field, she opened her own firm, turning adversity into opportunity.

Partners HealthCare and the Kraft Center for Community Health Provide Support to Inspiring Physicians and Nurses

Robert Kraft and his family have made a generous gift to Partners HealthCare to create the Kraft Center for Community Health Leadership.

Mary Evans Wilson was founding member of the Women’s Service Club, NAACP Boston Branch

Civil rights pioneer Mary Evans Wilson dedicated her life to fighting for the rights of African Americans.

Are you registered?

The deadline for voting in the Massachusetts September 9 primary is Wednesday, August 20.

In The News: Alexie Torres-Fleming

Alexie Torres-Fleming has been named executive director of the Access Strategies Fund, a Cambridge-based foundation that supports Boston-area nonprofits working for social justice.

U.S. media fall short in covering African summit

Coverage of President Obama’s summit with African heads of state was largely absent in the U.S. news media.

Restaurants serve French, Southern cuisine in Leather District

Hidden gems, Savvor Restaurant & Lounge and Les Zygomates Wine Bar & Bistro offer a taste of Southern and French cuisine in Boston’s Leather District.

Low-wage Logan workers meet with elected officials, press case for union membership, fair pay

A coalition of labor activists and Logan Airport workers met with elected officials to discuss working conditions and wages.

Dorcena Forry, Tompkins endorse Grossman for governor

State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry and Suffolk County Sheriff Steve Tompkins are throwing their weight behind state Treasurer Steve Grossman in his campaign for governor.

School department seeks to fill 62 vacancies Madison Park High with just three weeks before school starts

The Boston Public Schools contracted with consultants to hire staff at Madison Park High School in June. Now, with just three weeks before the start of school, there are still 62 teaching, administrative and staff positions yet to be filled.

More than 200 Roxbury neighbors turn out for tour, ribbon cutting at newly-restored Alvah Kittredge House

Historic Boston Inc. completed a $3.8 million restoration of the historic Alvah Kittredge House in Roxbury’s Highland Park neighborhood and held a ribbon cutting Monday that drew more than 200 neighbors. The building, which formerly served as the headquarters of ...

Boston activists march on Boston Common while Congress remains stalled on immigration reform

Local immigration supporters called on elected officials to support immigration reform. House Republicans filed legislation seeking to force the Obama administration to speed up deportations.