A federal judge in Alabama has taken the rare step of ruling against a local school board in a desegregation case, rejecting the board's claims that it had done all it could to end segregation in its schools.
Do you want to own your own home but think you can’t afford it? The most critical steps along the way to homeownership are to become an educated consumer and to obtain a loan from a trusted, reputable mortgage lender.
Recent college graduates struggle to manage student loan debt in tough job market.
Local officials distance themselves from federal immigration policy as Congress, Mass. Legislature stall on reforms
In the documentary, Ivory Tower, director Andrew Rossi explores how education has been sold as part of the American Dream to a better and brighter future.
Immigrant advocates say economic, political instability at root of increse of child immigrants being detained in U.S.
The merger of online and offline data is bringing more intrusive tracking of personal information
Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the Clean Power Plan proposal, which for the first time cuts carbon pollution from existing power plants, the single largest source of carbon pollution in the United States. The EPA says the ...
Tech giant Google surprised many last week by going public with data that showed the Silicon Valley-based company has a long way to go in its diversity efforts
Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe spoke at a funders conference held at the Boston foundation, outlining his government’s efforts to rebuild in the wake of the 2010 earthquake.
Sixty years after Brown v. Board of Education, schools are still both separate and unequal. Community and civil rights groups say they’ve identified a key force that’s aggravated the inequity: school closures.
May 27 marked Congo Advocacy Day at the Massachusetts State House, led by the community organization Congo Action Now, to confront the illegal mineral trade that has perpetuated the war in Congo, which has killed more than 6 million people ...
Last week, more than 200 activists gathered outside the Federal Communications Commission to speak out against a proposal that would create a separate but unequal Internet.
By the time Bill Worthy arrived on location in North Carolina for a 1994 documentary shoot about one of the many extraordinary travels in his long life, he already had his own theme song.
At the State House last Thursday, members of the Greater Boston Nigerian community and supporters marched on the Boston Common, demanding the return of the 200-plus boarding school girls abducted in Chibok, Borno state, Nigeria by the Islamic group Boko ...