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The #BlackLivesMatter Ride for Justice for Mike Brown

The BLM Ride, organized in the spirit of the early 1960s interstate Freedom Rides to end racial segregation, is a call to action organized by advocates based in several states in close collaboration with the Organization for Black Struggle (OBS) ...

Association of college cultural centers finds strength in numbers

Founded in 1987, the Association for Black Culture Centers has expanded its mission to include Latinos and Asians.

Associated Press promotes Ebony Reed to Director of Business Development for Local Markets

Associated Press promotes Ebony Reed to Director of Business Development for Local Markets.

Tompkins racks up endorsements, local black and Latino officials face little opposition

Sheriff Steve Tompkins secured the endorsement of U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Meanwhile, local state reps. and senators are facing few opponents in the Sept. 9 Democratic primary.

City council passes Trust Act, ends participation in Secure Communities Act

The Boston City Council voted unanimously in favor of a measure that would block Boston police from holding detainees at the request of the U.S. Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement without judicial review.

BPS interns gain STEM experience with MBTA

The MBTA TranSTEM Summer Youth Employment Program gives Boston Public School students valuable experience in the science and technology behind the state’s public transit system.

Police, teens air differences in Teen Empowerment meeting

The city’s top police brass met with teenagers at the 12th Baptist Church in Roxbury to discuss how to repair relations between officers and youth.

Black real estate professionals join forces to restore neighborhood’s housing stock

A group of African American real estate professionals have joined forces to redevelop local real estate.

Councilors question failure to hire teachers at Madison Park

City councilors last week questioned why the school department has not filled teaching and staff vacancies at Madison Park Technical Vocational High School

Competition tight as T&T Social Club wins top band in Boston Caribbean Carnival

Tens of thousands turned out for the Boston Caribbean Carnival.

Theatre Companies Unite for the 2nd Greater Boston Theatre Expo

The Boston Theatre Expo invites the public to attend the free event held from 5:30pm to 8:30pm on September 9th to meet representatives and artists from the region’s fringe, small, mid-sized, and large theatre companies, to get information about upcoming ...

Bands gearing up for Saturday's Boston Caribbean Carnival

Bands competing in Boston's Caribbean Carnival are putting the final touches on their presentations.

Congressman James Clyburn discusses biography at RCC

South Carolina Congressman James Clyburn spoke to a gathering at RCC about his life in public service, from his work as a civil rights activist in the 1960s to his present status as one of the most powerful Democrats in ...

In The News: Ron Marlow

Ron Marlow joins MassHousing as Director of Diversity and Inclusion.

Gubernatorial candidates air views on immigration reform at Bunker Hill Community College forum

Bunker Hill Community College hosted a gubernatorial debate on immigration reform.

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