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Health IT @ BFIT: College students in high-demand

Since the Affordable Care Act was signed into law in 2010, the health care industry has gained nearly 1 million jobs, with the technology sector driving much of its growth.

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Searching for that perfect gift? Here are some ideas to help plan your holiday shopping.

Hub fast food workers join national protest for wages

Massachusetts restaurant workers and living wage advocates took to the streets in protest late last week in the national Fight for $15 campaign, joining protesters in almost 200 cities across the United States — this despite Massachusetts already passing one ...

Fairmount line redevelopment sparks displacement concerns

Activists gathered in Dorchester last week to talk about the displacement of long-term residents along the Fairmount Line corridor as rents and real estate prices climb.

Minority transportation group to convene in Hub

The Conference of Minority Transportation Officials will hold its national meeting in Boston in July. Blacks, Latinos and Asians have made major gains in employment and leadership positions in the state’s public transportation agencies.

Hundreds attend local Brother’s Keeper summit

Mayor Martin Walsh welcomed some 500 community members to a My Brother’s Keeper summit in Roxbury last Saturday. A diverse group of community stakeholders that included local residents, clergy, educators, police and business and nonprofit leaders — as well as ...

Residents reject addiction programs for former Radius Specialty Hospital on Townsend St.

Roxbury residents were vociferous in their opposition to the city’s proposal to site addiction recovery services displaced from Long Island at the former Radius Specialty Hospital on Townsend Street.

More protests after NY grand jury clears cop

For the second week in a row, black America expressed shock and disbelief at a grand jury’s decision not to indict a police officer for killing an unarmed black man. The protests and the national attention have added fuel to ...

"We can't breathe"

In cities across the United States activists, public figures and ordinary citizens expressed shock and disbelief at a grand jury’s decision not to indict a New York police officer who killed Staten Island resident Eric Garner while arresting him for ...

In the News: Kevin Small Jr.

Kevin Small Jr., a Dorchester native, was one of 28 young leaders recently sworn in for two-year terms in the Governor’s Statewide Youth Council.

Two sons, two very different conversations

Raising a black son and white son provides an Easton, Mass. woman insights into racial disparities.

Nandhavan takes reins at Boston Asian business group

Jesse Nandhavan, the new president and CEO of the Boston chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals, knows he has a big task in front of him as he inherits a group that is facing a changing Asian-American ...

Partners HealthCare provides hunger assistance during holidays

Partners HealthCare is working to provide Hunger Assistance grants to 18 area community health centers during the holidays.

‘Black lives matter’ protest takes a dangerous turn for Roxbury woman

Roxbury resident Galicia Escarfullery says she was thrown to the ground by a police officer, bruising her face, before she was arrested and charged with disturbing the peace.

New York-based charter school advocacy group opens Boston office

Families for Excellent Schools, a group founded in New York, has been organizing parents in Boston since August.