The “review is focused on racial disparities in the rates at which people are stopped and frisked”
The (Massachusetts Taxpayer-Funded) Finer Things Club
How state officials enjoy everything from dinner to satellite radio to a pricey home desk chair on your dime
Addressing The Aftermath Of February’s Clean Harbors Chemical Fire
State’s response follows long history of environmental injustice around the Fore River Basin
Amid Multiple Crises, MBTA Fields Pitches For New Agency Marketing Campaign
“You don’t want to be too rosy but I actually think they can do a better job of highlighting the work they have done.”
As Mass Reconsiders Life Without Parole For 18 To 20-year-olds, Will Race Matter?
“Late adolescents are particularly likely to be sentenced based on systemic racism and implicit biases in policing, prosecution, and sentencing.”
In The Red: Med Men Needs An Ambulance
Some cannabis highflyers are stumbling. Could this be the first MSO to fail?
So Much For Contracts: State Report Blasts MBTA Contractor
Company hired to run Transit Police dispatch service under-delivered, charged extra, and kept inadequate records, according to inspector general's report
Mass Bill Would Establish Internal Audit Unit Within Cannabis Control Commission
“Shall monitor the quality, efficiency and integrity of the commission’s operations, including but not limited to …”
Mass Higher Ed Advocates Urge More Investment In Students
“A college degree is one of the best ways to help a student from a low-income background become economically stable.”
Guest Opinion: Promoting Metal Detectors In BPS Perpetuates Dangerous Narrative
When these factors are not explicitly named and acknowledged, one demonstrates a gap in understanding that racism perpetuates disproportionate outcomes for Black and Brown populations.