A majority of students in United States schools are now people of color, adding to the urgency of education reform.
Blacks make up nearly 70 percent of the population of Ferguson, Mo., yet there’s just one black person on the town’s board of selectmen and just three of the town’s 53 officers are black. Voter turnout among blacks in Ferguson ...
Yes. It’s imperative that we put people in office who will benefit our community. — Delmariato Grice, Construction, Roxbury
Leading Wall Street firms are now acknowledging the deleterious effects of income inequality on economic growth in the United States.
Book on Native Americans can give children a broader perspective on Native Americans and the natural world.
Criticism of President Obama’s response to the Islamic State’s murder of James Foley ignores the broader implications of the president’s response.
Countless studies and surveys of police and public attitudes show that young black males are far more likely to be stopped, searched and arrested than white males. It's at times only a short step from that to a deadly altercation.
It’s an age-old problem. We need to build better race relations. We need to get police officers to learn how to work with black people. — Anthony Brewer, State Employee, Roxbury
Police shootings of unarmed black men will continue until blacks amass political power.
A series of Boston Globe articles targeted The Boston Local Development Corporation, a BRA lending program that shored up local businesses during the Great Recession.
Earl Ofari Hutchinson reflects on the music, politics and character of the iconic soul superstar.
No. I think some people need marijuana for health. There are a lot of others things that should be a priority for law enforcement. — SH, Grandparent, Roxbury
State Auditor Suzanne Bump has uncovered waste and fraud in government agencies, leading to significant government reforms.
Studies have shown marijuana to be far less harmful than alcohol, yet its continued status as an illegal drug contributes to discriminatory prosecution of blacks, who are 3.7 times as likely as whites to be incarcerated on drug charges.
Of course. I think it’s important that all people of color vote so we can have a voice in what is going on in the state. Without the vote, our voice will be silent. Your level of income does not ...