With the filing of first-semester grades for high school students just seven days away, the School Committee agreed to remove a attendance penalty temporarily and work with the district and students to develop a replacement policy.
From the Many Helping Hands MLK Day of Service to a film festival and “King & I” panel discussion, here’s are six ways to reflect privately and publicly on the legacy of the civil rights giant in the coming days.
A free Arts & Community Dialogues Series begins Wednesday and runs through May on such weighty topics as race, immigration, education and the American dream, using a simple but potent formula: Use the art to ease into the dialogue.
A lot happens in the course of a year in a densely packed city of 105,162 people with high-profile industries, clashing interests and significant class disparities. From standing up for the vulnerable to deceiving people who come here to do business, here’s a rundown.
Black women voters in the recent Alabama U.S. Senate race are being thanked for “saving” the state from Republican candidate Roy Moore. We’re being lauded as “the backbone” of the Democratic Party. We take no pleasure in being anyone’s backbone but our own.
The revived Black Student Union at Cambridge Rindge and Latin high school released “Cambridge’s Minority Reports: Volume 1” last week, bringing debate over the video’s distribution and approach to discussing incidents that took place at school.
In the second video released by the revived Black Student Union at Cambridge Rindge and Latin high school, students tell how their campus can feel hostile to students of color.
A quarter-million-dollar grant will pay for the creation of The Loop Lab, a sound-production studio and podcast station in The Port neighborhood that will launch next year, teaching skills that can lead to well-paying employment, organizers said.
Middle school principals were visibly frustrated by the end of a School Committee roundtable about the middle school math program when Mayor E. Denise Simmons made it clear that there was no action in sight.
Members of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School’s Black Student Union have produced a public service announcement to “promote a dialogue on the NFL protests, police brutality, racism and empathy,” said their faculty adviser, history teacher Kevin Dua.