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.
George Clooney places a dangerously dysfunctional family in an endless sea of 1950s sameness disrupted by an African-American family buying a lot, then directs himself to a disappointing place where neither race nor family matters.
The &pizza chain may have won the yearlong regulatory war for a space in Harvard Square, but neighborhood group resistance hasn’t gone away. Now it’s a short video ad and a couple of marketing tactics shown in it that has a few people agitated.
The toxic atmosphere around charter schools in Massachusetts was largely absent from a School Committee election forum this week, but criticisms of public school failures around race and academic achievements were prominent.
North Cambridge was the social media platform Nextdoor’s first neighborhood in Massachusetts – now there are as many as 1,700 in Greater Boston – and the company said thanks by throwing a party.
Indigenous People’s Day will officially replace Columbus Day on the district’s school calendar after the School Committee voted Tuesday to make the change. It follows a City Council decision in June 2016 to change the holiday held the second Monday in October.
The committee vowed to do ’anything in our power to protect the ‘Dreamers’ among us,” following a motion by Mayor E. Denise Simmons, using a nickname for the nearly 800,000 young people granted temporary legal U.S. residency via an Obama-era program.
Parents fearful of the violence that broke out at a Charlottesville, Va., white supremacy march struggled with whether to bring their children to a protest Saturday on Boston Common. One family came up with the perfect way to help the cause while avoiding danger.
Concerns about restrictions on free speech and the First Amendment are driving Cambridge’s Alexander Sender to help organize a “Free Speech Rally” for Saturday on Boston Common. But during an interview at his home, he did not want to give examples.
The rhetoric was sharper and the bitterness and anger palpable at a rally held Monday after racist violence in Virginia – the third such rally held in Cambridge in response to the still young presidency of Donald Trump and, officials made clear, certainly not the last.