I love it here. My family legacy is here in Roxbury. No matter where you live, you can always come home to Roxbury. — Randall Tatum, Utility Worker, Mansfield
America is suffering from a substantial wealth gap. A small number of residents control a disproportionate amount of the nation’s wealth. With the publication of “The Color of Wealth in Boston” report, the issue of wealth disparity took a shocking ...
Little attention has been given to the role of the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in exposing the egregious discrimination in the voting rights of blacks.
The popularly-held view of police as protectors and servants doesn’t ring true for blacks
None of this has slowed down the rate of police shootings. There are a lot of sick police officers. Some real deranged dudes. — Craig Campbell, Clinician, Dorchester
A recent Australian experiment documented preferential treatment whites receive, a rare glimpse at the seldom studied but pervasive privileges afforded whites.
This winter the media’s been ablaze with stories about racist, homophobic and sexist slurs being hurled this way and that by college students and other adults. Revealingly, those that have captured the most attention all involve black Americans as the ...
More opportunities and better-paying jobs for the people who live in the community. — Jerome Walker, Barber, Roxbury
Americans should begin to talk diplomatically with one another to discover a way to end this debilitating racial conflict for the good of the country.
ESPN host Stephen A. Smith’s assertion that blacks should vote GOP ignores the Republican’s party’s willingness in recent to use race issues divisively.
Access to resources. You have to have at your disposal people you can call on for services and advice. You need to have a steady flow of communication within your organization. — Morjieta Dersier, Attorney, Milton
Efforts by blacks to achieve economic success in the United States have historically been met with violence, underscoring a longstanding animosity toward black business
Ferguson will hold municipal elections on April 7. The mayor and five of the six city councilpersons are white. Three are up for reelection. Since Michael Brown was gunned down by former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on August 9, ...
It slowed down my schedule. I missed too many school days. — Sarah, Student, Dorchester
The racial wealth gap in America will never diminish significantly without a major increase in the growth of black ownership in businesses.