Cambridge City Councilor Dennis Benzan and legendary civil rights activist Angela Davis were special guests at the annual benefit for The Young People’s Project in celebration of the life and legacy of civil rights pioneer and Algebra Project founder Bob Moses.
Berklee City Music honored Sarah-Ann Shaw with its Unsung Heroes Award at Berklee College of Music on Saturday. The award is given annually around Martin Luther King Jr. Day and recognizes an individual for their accomplishments and contributions to the community. Shaw was the first African-American female TV reporter in Boston, working at WBZ-TV 4 for 31 years, retiring in 2000. Shaw (center) is flanked by Berklee City Music Executive Director J. Curtis Warner (l) and Berklee City Music Dean Krystal Banfield (r).