Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson knows polling data isn’t in his favor and that he’s running against a well-established incumbent mayor in Marty Walsh. But Jackson is confident that the pulse on the streets is giving him a more accurate feel of Tuesday’s outcome: That he will be elected Boston’s first black mayor.
The mother of a biracial 7-year-old who lives part time at a group home says that group home workers assaulted her daughter when they chopped off all of her hair—without informing the mom before or after the fact.
After marching several miles, tens of thousands of counterprotesters flooded the Boston Common and nearby streets on Saturday to effectively quash a conservative “free speech rally” shortly after it began.
As the country continues to grapple with the unbridled violence of Charlottesville, Va., last weekend, major cities such as Boston, Dallas, New Orleans and others will be the sites of major protests today—some under the guise of “free speech,” and others in defiance of white supremacy and in what organizers are…
A Boston police officer will be suspended for six months without pay after making a racially charged video that featured the tagline, “This summer, black people have met their match,” police officials confirmed Thursday.
Whenever the word “wypipo” surfaces on the internet, there comes the inevitable Caucasian clapback that accuses the user of racism. Sometimes the accusers will even go so far as to inject the conversation with the fictional term that accompanies all white tears and brow furrowing: “reverse racism.”
One day after being subjected to racial taunts—being called the n-word and having peanuts thrown at him—Baltimore Orioles star Adam Jones received a huge standing ovation.
Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones was the recipient of racial epithets Monday night at Boston’s Fenway Park. Jones said it was the worst case of abuse he’s had to deal with in his career to date.
Michael Che, the dry-witted co-host of Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update,” said what he said about Beantown, and he meant it.
Slick Rick’s classic song “Children’s Story” is truly about to become a children’s book with the help of Boston-based record label and premium online boutique Get on Down.
It’s a day ending in “y,” so of course there’s some racist incident happening at one American school or another. This time, a white supremacist group has claimed responsibility for a bunch of racist fliers that were put up across the University of Massachusetts Boston campus, sending officials and students on alert.
Aaron Hernandez will again be facing the music in court, this time for a 2012 Boston double homicide. Jury selection is set to begin Tuesday, with prosecutors and defense lawyers picking from a pool of some 600 candidates. Hernandez, a former NFL star who played with the New England Patriots, was already convicted of…
Last week, during his swearing-in ceremony, Bristol County, Mass., Sheriff Thomas Hodgson proposed offering inmates as free labor if President-elect Donald Trump decided to go forth with his plans to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Kiona Thomas, 25, was charged with stabbing a woman Christmas night over a dispute about how many passengers she would transport, CBS News reports.
A study published Monday by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University and the University of Washington reveals that racial discrimination exists among Uber and Lyft drivers, Bloomberg reports.
Jimmy Warren was arrested Dec. 18, 2011, in Roxbury, Mass., after being approached by police who thought that he met a vague suspect description. He was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, but on Tuesday, the state's highest court threw out the gun conviction, WBUR News reports.
Andy Martinez Mercado, 5, was returning home to New York City after visiting with his family in the Dominican Republic when he was put on the wrong flight, ending up in Boston, the New York Daily News reports.
A co-defendant of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez took a plea deal for his part in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd and was sentenced Monday, CNN reports.