Latroya Pina has yet to graduate college, but she’s already accomplished one major historic first. In August, she was chosen to compete on Cape Verde’s first Olympic national team, alongside her two younger siblings, in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Considering that the small African island nation is sending only four…
In a stunning upset against longtime incumbent Mark Capuano, Ayanna Pressley won the Democratic primary for Massachusetts’ 7th congressional district last night, paving her way to becoming the first black lawmaker representing the state in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Because of reality television shows and the music and entertainment scene in Atlanta, I warn everybody who is going there for the first time. As a first timer, you might think that a gate attendant will hand you a stack of singles so you can toss them at the strippers waiting for you at baggage claim at the world’s…
Updated Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 1:32 p.m. EDT: Police have arrested a Boston man who was caught on video aggressively confronting a black female motorcyclist in “his” neighborhood.
An Arizona man was so incensed, so filled with burning hatred for the black Harvard students who had the audacity to hold their own, separate graduation ceremony last year, that he allegedly threatened to bomb the school and shoot the students who partook in the event. That man, Nicholas Zuckerman, was arrested Friday.
Emory Ellis was just trying to buy breakfast.
The Cambridge, Mass., Police Department has launched an internal investigation since video has surfaced showing officers beating up an unarmed, naked, black Harvard student who appeared to be in distress.
If you see a hateful, little, Gollum-esque creature running around Nantucket, Mass., please contact the local police because they are searching for that individual.
Two Framingham State University students are terrified after a racial slur was found scrawled with permanent marker on their dorm-room door over the weekend.
Bristol County, Mass., Sheriff Thomas Hodgson is proposing to send county inmates to help the city of Houston clean up the devastating destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey.
The Springfield, Mass., Police Department has launched an investigation into an officer who wrote “Hahahaha love this” in response to a story about a man plowing his car through a crowd of counterprotesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., leaving one woman dead and a number of people injured.
A young man in Massachusetts is being applauded across the internet after a picture of him helping an elderly man down the escalators at a mall went viral.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts has filed a complaint against Malden’s Mystic Valley Regional Charter School after reports that the school disciplined and suspended students because they wear braids, citing the school’s dress policy.
Why black hair in school environments is still an issue in this, the year of our Lord 2017, is beyond me. But here we are, yet again. This time, in an apparent sudden enforcement of the “rules,” black students at a charter school in Malden, Mass., have been subject to punishment over braids (yes, the same hairstyle…
Updated Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 10:26 a.m. EDT: Jose Baez, the attorney who represented Hernandez in his double-homicide trial, has launched an investigation on behalf of Hernandez. Baez says he believes it’s possible his former client was murdered by either inmates or prison officials, according to TMZ Sports.
An internal-affairs investigation into an alleged fight outside a bar in Springfield, Mass., involving off-duty Springfield police officers, resident Paul Cumby and three other men has brought to light new information, including missing video footage, contradictory testimony by officers and the fact that patrolmen…
A Northampton, Mass., man was sentenced to six months in jail Friday in Northampton District Court after pleading guilty to charges of a civil rights violation, assault and battery to intimidate.
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.
A Massachusetts sheriff is offering inmates in his county jail as free labor if President-elect Donald Trump should decide to go forth with his plans to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, the Herald News 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.