New exhibition highlights struggles to desegregate public beaches and pools
Miller helped take down the “conspiracy of nine men, including three Boston cops and a Boston firefighter” who torched everything from mills to office buildings in the early ’80s.
When Greater Boston’s Golden Age of scholastic sports captured national attention
For some with personal connections to past mistakes, the consequences of unfettered ingenuity are no more easily ignored than mushroom clouds on the horizon
In Jacobson, the Supreme Court 'looked at it and said, well, there are times we have individual freedoms and we have to balance that against the public good.'
A new biography of Boston anti-racist leader William Monroe Trotter
"Wonderland was, in effect, victimized by the smaller venues on Revere Beach. For some odd quirk of human psychology, people didn’t want to walk the extra distance."
"Clean your hands, social distancing, quarantine, all those things were tried in 1918."
"The Ku Klux Klan (KKK) began to play an open role in the organized opposition to the busing–in part through harassing Black and Latin residents of Columbia Point, a housing project near South Boston."
“There’s a lot of money being thrown at the Harbor Islands now—they want to put hotels there and all kinds of things, but there were burials all over there, so that’s a battle we’re going to have.”