Community organizations appeal to Imagine Boston

A coalition that includes Right to the City, Boston NAACP, the Chinese Progressive Association and other community organizations and individuals sent a letter to city and Imagine Boston 2030 officials in which they sought assurance that the plan will not ...

Justice or Else rally for Oct. march on D.C.

The Nation of Islam in conjunction with representatives from groups such as Black Lives Matter, black radio, and the Black Economic Justice Institute held a rally outside Mosque 11 in Grove Hall to promote a march in October on the ...

Obama touts worker protections in Hub visit

At a breakfast sponsored by the Greater Boston Labor Council, the president announced he has signed an executive order requiring companies that contract with the federal government to provide seven days a year of paid sick leave for employees.

Campbell garners substantial lead in District 4 preliminary

Oppressive heat, the first day of school and the day after Labor Day conspired to drive down turnout for the preliminary balloting in City Council districts 4 and 7.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum presents: Landscape Lectures 2015-2016

Throughout the fall and winter season, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum will host a series of very popular Landscape Lectures, engaging and inspirational presentations from leading voices in the field of landscape architecture and inspired by the Museum’s iconic gardens.

Karla Jaramillo

The Roxbury-based Community Development Corporation, Nuestra Comunidad has appointed Karla Jaramillo director of Finance.

A lesson not yet learned

In past decades, blacks have fought for their rights for democratic representation. In the case of Carlos Henriquez, who lost his Massachusetts House seat under legally questionable circumstances, blacks did not mount a defence.

Neighbors celebrate new Hawthorne Youth & Community Center

Hawthorne Youth and Community Center opens its newly renovated building. Placetailor, Rose Wood Architects, and the community collaborated in its construction.The new structure provides more room, energy reduction systems, and is dedicated to the late director, Sam Sadd.

Small baker aims big

Tonya Claire Johnson and Richard Peters’ healthy baking company Ancient Bakers gears up to go big. The company looks to move past farmers markets and small venues to cater for multiyear, overlapping government contracts.

The greening of America doesn’t include workers’ pay

While many corporations are embracing sustainability, few are advocating paying their lowest-paid workers a sustainable wage.

Artists bring fresh paint, new faces to Dudley mural

Twenty years after creating a mural showcasing Roxbury history in Dudley Square, artist Michael Womble returned to refresh and revise the work.

Roxbury explodes in color during Caribbean Carnival

Caribbean Carnival, one of Boston’s largest cultural events, showcased new talent this year, with new band leaders and designers winning awards.

Trump’s rise pushes GOP further right

At a news conference last week, Donald Trump told Mexican American news anchor Jorge Ramos — who is often called the Walter Cronkite of Latino America — to “go back to Univision” after he questioned the Republican presidential frontrunner about ...

Vargas “choking” incident inspires further calls for police reform

Mass Action Against Police Brutality lead a protest in which they called for the firing of Officer Ted Rivera for his conduct towards Elvin Vargas. They also decried the Mayor’s statement that Rivera’s treatment of Vargas did not constitute choking. ...

Car-sharing services expand in Roxbury, Dorchester

Boston Transportation Department’s new DriveBoston program seeks to fill transportation gap in Roxbury, Dorchester and other underserved neighborhoods by bringing Zipcar and Enterprise car share vehicles. The project hopes to reduce car ownership, ease traffic and parking pressures, and provide ...