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Fresh Prince actor discusses King Lear

Celebrated classical actor Joseph Marcell (Jeffery, The Fresh Prince of Bel Air), currently touring with Shakespeare’s Globe playing the monumental title role in King Lear, and Boston’s premiere Shakespearean director Steve Maler, founding Artistic Director of Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, will ...

Anti-racism bloggers share insights in Ford Hall Forum discussion

Bloggers Spectra Asala, of Spectra Speaks (spectraspeaks.com), Jay Smooth of Ill Doctrine (illdoctrine.com) and Andrew Ti of Yo, Is this Racist?, spoke about anti-racism blogging during a panel discussion hosted by the Ford Hall Forum.

Councilor Tito Jackson to hold hearing on corporate landlords

City Realty has caught the attention of housing activists and the City Council, purchasing dozens of apartments and raising rents.

Baker discusses government reforms with Banner

Gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker’s plans to reform state government go beyond welfare and public housing. Baker has plans to fund repairs to the MBTA system, lift the cap on charter schools and increase local aid to cities and towns.

ACLU study finds blacks disproportionately targeted by police stop-and-frisks

A study commissioned by the ACLU Massachusetts finds that while blacks make up 24 percent of the population, they account for 63 percent of the police stops in the department’s database.

Win a pair of tickets to Steppin Out!

Win a pair of tickets to this year's Steppin Out. These are general admission tickets.

Tremendous Maid founders emphasize upward mobility

The founders of the Tremendous Maid cleaning service maximize opportunities for their employees to grow professionally.

What's Hot in the City this weekend?

Boston Fashion Week 2014 officially kicks of Sunday, October 5 but join us for several pre-kickoff events this weekend.

Win a pair of tickets to see renowed Shakespeare's Globe King Lear

London's renowened Shakespeare's Globe returns to ArtsEmerson with King Lear.

In The News: Alvin Poussaint

Harvard University Medical School Professor Alvin Poussaint was recognized at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated and the Congressional Black Caucus Spouses’ Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts.

City seeks developer for historic Columbia Road building

The Department of Neighborhood Development is soliciting bids for the redevelopment of a former public bath house at 611 Columbia Road in Upham’s Corner.

NAACP Boston Branch begins election process with contentious meeting

Branch President Michael Curry is being challenged by Massachusetts Association of Law Enforcement Officers President Larry Ellison.

Economists discuss lessons from Market Basket saga

A panel of academics discusses the implications of the Market Basket workers’ revolt.

Forum pushes gubernatorial candidates on human service issues

The Providers’ Council, a statewide organization of human service providers, held a forum on human services with gubernatorial candidates.

Governor announces third straight year of double-digit job growth in clean energy industry

Massachusetts leads the nation in clean energy, thanks largely to the efforts of Gov. Deval Patrick.