Harry Belafonte will speak to the press at 6pm tonight at the Four Seasons Hotel about receiving the award.
The completion of the Ferdinand Building at the end of this year will be a major milestone in the rejuvenation of the Dudley Square area. The 532 employees the building is expected to bring to the business district will be ...
The statistics are overwhelming: startup businesses tend to fail in their first year. But Boston-based businesswomen Labelle Armstrong of Hyde Park and Rena Graham of Dorchester have withstood that initial test with luxury virgin hair extension company BESS Hair.
Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson’s call for a special commission to study the issues confronting black boys and men dovetailed so well with President Obama’s announcement of his My Brother’s Keeper initiative aimed at black boys, it almost seemed planned.
After nearly 30 years supporting community development through innovative lending and financing schemes, Boston Community Capital is continuing to expand its role in helping nonprofits build and preserve secure housing, schools and community institutions in the Boston area.
Jamie R. Williamson has been appointed chairwoman of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. Williamson has served as a commissioner of MCAD since 2010.
In many ways, the Bartlett Place development plans capture the many different aspirations of its Roxbury neighbors, with affordable and market-rate apartments and townhouses, retail shops and a public space for art and commerce.
Boston City Councillor Tito Jackson to Host Access to Capital Workshop for Local Businesses; Entrepreneurs
A free Access to Capital Workshop will be held on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Hibernian Hall in Dudley Square.
Five of the six candidates who pulled papers to run in the special election for the 5th Suffolk District have cleared the first hurdle: turning in 150 valid signatures.
In the summer of 1967, Wesley Williams and a group of Roxbury teens launched the Roxbury Photographers Training Program in Dudley Square with help from MIT and professional photography Harry Emerson.
As a child, Boston resident Vanessa Lundy had a fascination with her mom’s clothing. She would go in to her mother’s closet and try on jackets, skirts and high heels. But as she grew up that fascination became more teasing ...
After having spent more than a decade of his childhood in bondage, in the late 19th century African American Joseph Lee became one of the most talked about hotel proprietors and restaurateurs in New England.
Seven years after the city established the Civilian Ombudsman Oversight Panel to review allegations of police abuse, the board remains largely powerless, ineffective and little-known according to attorneys and community activists contacted by the Banner.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation appointed Celia Blue as the registrar of motor vehicles last month.
Speaking at a forum held at UMass Boston and sponsored by MassINC, Gov. Deval Patrick says recidivism, the rate at which people convicted of crimes are re-arrested, can be cut by 50 percent in Massachusetts over the next five years ...