“I am hoping to have a gathering of engaged minds … Some will come to learn … Some will share their knowledge and experience.”
“In the end, what we did was have everyone write about how the housing crisis affects them personally.”
“We’re going to have local artists talking about graffiti, hip-hop, and the radical history of comics.”
“The marketing of this particular condo development represents a common tactic: erasure of reality and history.”
Mayor Michelle Wu and senior advisor Dr. Monica Bharel will host an Instagram Live on @MayorWu to share details on yesterday's announcement regarding an updated timeline and key steps to transform the area around Mass. Ave. and Melnea Cass
A tree lighting, a Kwanzaa celebration, and a Macy's trolley parade to ring in the season
“This week coincides the Boston Black Restaurant Month in collaboration with the Black Hospitality Coalition and Black Restaurant Week”
“It was to create a different municipality that was a majority of people of color and working class folks, because we wanted a seat at the table.”
Friday marks 55 years since the assassination of Malcolm X, and the complexities of his life and his death are increasingly being examined from different angles. A lesser-known but fascinating character in Malcolm X’s life is Hakim Jamal, his “cousin” who, like Malcolm X, transformed from a Roxbury hoodlum to an author and activist.
In the long relay race of oppressed communities and the global working class, Chuck Turner picked up the baton in the 1960s as a young activist in the Northern Student Movement (a wing of the civil rights movement). By Christmas Day 2019 when he walked on, that beginning had been eclipsed by a series of powerful base-building projects—many that at once challenged the ruling class while creatively empowering the excluded and the exploited.