Author Richard Rodriguez describes the evolution and varied meanings of the American Dream in an interview with New America Media Executive Director Sandy Close.
Edgar Smith, who spent much of his career working in Boston, created a foundation to provide financial assistance to aging blues musicians.
Harvard Law Professor Ronald Sullivan Jr.is heading up a panel reviewing prosecutorial misconduct in Brooklyn.
ADP, the nation's largest payroll services provider, undertook a study of 2013 payroll records for 13 million employees. ADP's report, released today, shows that more than one in 10 employees in the prime working ages of 35 to 44 had ...
With the weakening of the Voting Rights Act, black voters in the South are facing new challenges.
Nine Boston protesters were arrested during a fast food worker strike organized as part of a national fight for higher wages.
While infant mortality rates among blacks in Boston are still higher among those for whites, the city has seen a decrease in the gap over the last 10 years.
Despite all the suspicion and prejudice, in hardscrabble towns and neighborhoods, the chances are the shop-owner could be a Indian or a Korean and the customer could be African American or Latino.
California’s legislature passed a bill last week advancing protections for temporary workers in the wake of a ProPublica series on the dangers faced by temp workers.
Police department policy dictates that officers must have a valid reason to detain, pat-down or search suspects, but teens interviewed by the Banner say they’re often stopped without reason.
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) ...
Associated Press promotes Ebony Reed to Director of Business Development for Local Markets.
California Latinos see parallels between the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and the shootings of Latinos in California.
Post Mortem by Michael Baden is only the beginning as teams of specialists study the body of 18-year-old African American killed by police.
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.