Close
Current temperature in Boston - 62 °
BECOME A MEMBER
Get access to a personalized news feed, our newsletter and exclusive discounts on everything from shows to local restaurants, All for free.
Already a member? Sign in.
The Bay State Banner
BACK TO TOP
The Bay State Banner
POST AN AD SIGN IN

Trending Articles

Actions of Mississippi police Goon Squad ‘just tip of the iceberg’

‘Framing Freedom: The Harriet Hayden Albums’ offers glimpse of Black lives in Civil War-era Boston

Banner [Virtual] Art Gallery

READ PRINT EDITION

Coretta Scott King

New England Conservatory's ‘Embracing Coretta’ pays tribute to alumna Coretta Scott King
read more
Arts & Culture
New England Conservatory's ‘Embracing Coretta’ pays tribute to alumna Coretta Scott King
In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of Coretta Scott King’s graduation from New England Conservatory, the college will host “Embracing Coretta,” a concert in her honor.
>
‘The Embrace’ shakes up Boston’s public art scene
read more
Arts & Culture
‘The Embrace’ shakes up Boston’s public art scene
“The Embrace,” a sculptural monument by artist Hank Willis Thomas and MASS Design Group honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, brings a new and dynamic piece of public art to Boston’s portfolio of straightforward statues.
>
Boston comes together for ‘Embrace’ unveiling
read more
Local News
Boston comes together for ‘Embrace’ unveiling
A striking monument to the love of civil rights icons Coretta Scott King and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. — years in the making — was unveiled on the Boston Common last Friday during a landmark event celebrating the full history and culture of Black Boston.
>
Long road to recognition in a city King once called home
read more
Black History
Long road to recognition in a city King once called home
Boston shares a distinction with Montgomery, Alabama; Chester, Pennsylvania; and Atlanta, Georgia. They are the only places the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King lived for any length of time during his 39 years on earth. Yet, unlike these other cities that King once called home — and many other major U.S. cities — Boston has until now had no major monument to the slain civil rights leader.
>