A pair of Stanford University professors found that whites are less likely to support criminal justice reforms when shown that the reforms would have a positive effect on blacks.
SEIU organizers are engaged in the Fight for $15, a national campaign to raise wages of workers in the fast food industry, adjunct professors and other low-paid professions.
Blacks and whites view the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, and the police response to the protests of the shooting, Mo. through different lenses
Ferguson demonstrates to blacks in Boston and elsewhere that voting is not at all an idle exercise.
Social media has played a major role in news coverage of the police shooting of Michael Brown in Feguson, Mo., providing a forum for the black community there and across the U.S. to counter the narratives playing in the white-dominated ...
Hundreds of demonstrators in Boston turned out to protest the Ferguson, Mo police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
Civil rights pioneer Mary Evans Wilson dedicated her life to fighting for the rights of African Americans.
Coverage of President Obama’s summit with African heads of state was largely absent in the U.S. news media.
A coalition of labor activists and Logan Airport workers met with elected officials to discuss working conditions and wages.
Local immigration supporters called on elected officials to support immigration reform. House Republicans filed legislation seeking to force the Obama administration to speed up deportations.
The 12th Annual Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival is well underway with enthusiastic crowds and full venues. Director Spike Lee will appear on the 9th t0 preview of the HBO Comedy Special, Katt Williams Priceless and Afterlife on Saturday ...
Journalist Ed Gordon and Harvard Law School Professor Charles Ogletree hosted a forum on race in America during the National Association of Black Journalists Convention in Boston.
Former Roxbury resident Owen H. Brooks died at age 85 after a lifetime dedicated to the betterment of blacks in Mississippi.
The National Association of Black Journalists held their annual convention in Boston for the first time since the group was founded in 1975.
McDonald’s employees in Boston rallied last week after a judge found that McDonald’s is responsible for setting wages and employee policies for its franchises.