- Mayor Walsh awards more than $38 million to nonprofit organizations providing services to homeless individuals
BOSTON - Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced today the City of Boston has received more than $38 million from the U.S. Department of […]
- Outdoor dining will begin in Boston on April 1
Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that in collaboration with the Boston Licensing Board and City departments, outdoor dining for restaurants in Boston […]
- Boston AIR: Learning from the past and moving forward
We are currently in the second half of the fourth year of the Boston Artists-in-Residence program, Boston AIR. At the start of 2020, we were proud to say that […]
- Self-care and continuing to cope with COVID-19 as the one-year mark approaches
Nearly a year ago, March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, and the world began to change. Massachusetts, along with […]
- Series of events to celebrate Women's History Month
Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement today announced a series of events celebrating Women’s History. All […]
- Boston Parks celebrate Women’s History Month
Throughout the month of March, Women’s History Month, the Parks Department will highlight the contributions that various women have made to the Parks […]
- Mayor Walsh announces more than $34 million to create and preserve 841 affordable homes in Boston
BOSTON - Monday, March 1, 2021 - Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced more than $34 million in new and recommended funding from the Department of Neighborhood […]
- Demolition Delay application: 50 Landseer Street, West Roxbury
Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) received a complete application to demolish the two-car garage at 50 Landseer Street in West Roxbury, 02132. We post each […]
- Boston Parks and Recreation Commission ratifies Roberts Playground naming
As Black History Month comes to a close, the correction of a decades-old clerical oversight has resulted in the proper naming of a park in Allston-Brighton […]
- Mayor's Cup Street Hockey Tournament starts April 20
“We’re looking forward to getting our young hockey stars back outdoors to compete for the title of ‘Boston’s Best’ in the Mayor's […]
- Pioneers in Black Studies
In recent fights to re-constitute Black studies in the context of Eurocentric curricula and institutions, scholars
- Police killings: how does South Africa compare?
South African police killed someone every 20 hours last year on average, according to statistics released
- The content we crave?
It’s no surprise that streaming services are growing on the African continent. Although Africa is treated
- The Nigerian dream is to leave Nigeria
To leave one’s country for another is a usual part of life in today’s world. However,
- The death of cities
Cities are the absence of physical space between people and companies. They are proximity, density, closeness.
- The Beauty Of Little Africa: The History of Black Wall Street
For Black History Month, the thriving community, Little Africa, also known as Black Wall Street and one of the worst massacres in U.S. History.
- The cultural resilience of a creole city
So far on this season of Africa Is a Country Radio, we have aimed to contextualize
- Ayanna Pressley Endorses Tishaura Jones As Race For St. Louis Mayor Heats Up
Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley has endorsed Tishaura Jones for St. Louis mayor just days ahead of the primary election. It could make the difference in a […]
- Black Man Indicted On Hate Crime Charges For Singling Out ‘Light-Skinned Women’ To Attack
A Black man accused of attacking women on the subway in New York City was indicted for hate crimes because prosecutors say he specifically targeted […]
- Baton Rouge Police Under Investigation After Video Shows Officer Choking A 13-Year-Old Black Boy
Video has emerged online that shows a Baton Rouge police officer choking a 13-year-old Black boy with an arm wrapped around his throat.