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  • Pressley secures $20 million for Roxbury transportation projects
    U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley secured $20 million in federal funds for street improvements for Malcolm X Boulevard, Melnea Cass Boulevard and Warren Street. The funding for the three Roxbury thoroughfares will be targeted toward streetscape improvements aimed at improving climate resiliency, making sidewalks more accessible and streets more safe. The tree thoroughfares make up the […] The post Pressley secures... Read more
    Source: Bay State Banner Published on: 1969-12-31
  • Black ‘Anastasia’ takes the stage at Opera House
    The Broadway tour of “Anastasia” opens at the Citizens Bank Opera House on Aug. 17, featuring Black actresses as the title character for the first time. The show opens in Boston with Kyla Stone in the role; Veronica Stern takes over in the second week of performances. The post Black ‘Anastasia’ takes the stage at Opera House appeared first on... Read more
    Source: Bay State Banner Published on: 1969-12-31
  • Incoming BPS superintendent touts summer learning
    As incoming Boston Public Schools Superintendent Mary Skipper prepares to take on her new role in September, she made one of her first public appearances alongside Mayor Michelle Wu, touting the success of the city’s “5th Quarter” summer learning initiative.  The post Incoming BPS superintendent touts summer learning appeared first on The Bay State Banner.... Read more
    Source: Bay State Banner Published on: 1969-12-31
  • Boston Lyric Opera brings free performance of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ to Boston Common Aug. 11 and 13
    One of the Western canon’s most famous romances, and tragedies, “Romeo and Juliet” takes the stage on Boston Common August 11 and 13. The free, public performances produced by Boston Lyric Opera in partnership with Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) and the City of Boston aim to bring the city together under the stars to celebrate the art of drama. The... Read more
    Source: Bay State Banner Published on: 1969-12-31
  • Trident Mortgage ordered to pay more than $22 million for redlining
    On July 27, Trident Mortgage Company was ordered to pay over $22 million for discriminatory lending patterns in majority-minority neighborhoods throughout the greater metropolitan Philadelphia region, including Camden, New Jersey and Wilmington, Delaware. The post Trident Mortgage ordered to pay more than $22 million for redlining appeared first on The Bay State Banner.... Read more
    Source: Bay State Banner Published on: 1969-12-31
  • In the news: Oliver Sellers-Garcia
    Mayor Michelle Wu appointed Oliver Sellers-Garcia as the City of Boston’s first ever Green New Deal director. The post In the news: Oliver Sellers-Garcia appeared first on The Bay State Banner.... Read more
    Source: Bay State Banner Published on: 1969-12-31

The 19th News
  • Liz Cheney believes the country is on the ‘edge of an abyss.’ She thinks young women can save it.
    Back in 2012, when Liz Cheney was first weighing a congressional bid, she said on Fox News that she was “fed up” with the Democratic Party’s focus on abortion and contraception. It resulted in women being “sidelined” on issues such as national security and the economy, she said: “It’s completely condescending and really offensive as […] The post Liz Cheney... Read more
    Source: The 19th News Published on: 2022-08-12
  • Florida’s medical board considers delaying gender-affirming care for adults and banning it for youths
    Florida’s board of medicine has begun weighing restrictions on transgender health care in response to pressure from the state’s governor and health department. What the state health department is asking the board of medicine, which is fully staffed by DeSantis appointees, to do: ban gender-affirming care for trans youth and implement a 24-hour waiting period […] The post Florida’s medical... Read more
    Source: The 19th News Published on: 2022-08-11
  • Stacey Abrams to join The 19th for keynote interview at ‘Equality on the Ballot’ event in Atlanta
    Atlanta (Aug. 11, 2022) — The 19th is excited to announce “Equality on the Ballot,” an evening of live conversations this September exploring the midterm elections and core issues facing our democracy. Stacey Abrams, Georgia’s Democratic nominee for governor and a leading advocate for voting rights, leads the program in a keynote conversation with The […] The post Stacey Abrams... Read more
    Source: The 19th News Published on: 2022-08-11
  • Yuh-Line Niou wants to become the first openly autistic member of Congress
    When New York state Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou announced she was running to represent New York’s 10th District in Congress, the field was already crowded. Multiple candidates with national profiles were running, including former New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio, sitting Rep. Mondaire Jones, and Daniel Goldman, a Levi Strauss heir who served as the lead […] The post Yuh-Line Niou... Read more
    Source: The 19th News Published on: 2022-08-10
  • Women are working to make the clean energy transition more equitable
    When Anna Bautista was studying electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, she didn’t know she would soon find herself chasing a career in the fledgling solar industry.  But after college, she went on a trip to her family’s homeland, the Philippines, on a tour organized by the Filipino/American Coalition for Environmental Solidarity, an […] The post Women are... Read more
    Source: The 19th News Published on: 2022-08-10
  • Races are finally making room for nonbinary runners, whose stories are driving the change.
    Jake Fedorowski was preparing to sign up for the Eugene Marathon in Oregon when they realized it didn’t have space for them. The race wasn’t full — Fedorowski is nonbinary, and the marathon only had male and female divisions.  They contacted the race director to request a nonbinary division. The director was responsive and excited […] The post Races are... Read more
    Source: The 19th News Published on: 2022-08-09

  • Free Virtual Movie Screening by NETFLIX on Aug 23rd.
    ME TIME the movie You are welcome to attend this free, advanced virtual screening courtesy of BlackBoston.com WHEN: August 23rd 7:30 PM PT Pacific TimeWHERE: NETFLIX HOW: RSVP HEREthe RSVP period closes on August 17th . Logline: When a stay-at-home dad finds himself with some “me time” for the first time in years while his wife and kids are […] The post Free Virtual... Read more
    Source: Black Boston Published on: 2022-08-12
  • Free Tix to see Idris Elba in: THE BEAST
    Synopsis  Idris Elba (Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, The Suicide Squad) stars in a pulse-pounding new thriller about a father and his two teenage daughters who find themselves hunted by a massive rogue lion intent on proving that the savannah has but one apex predator. Download Free Advance Screening passes, thank you for […] The post Free Tix... Read more
    Source: Black Boston Published on: 2022-08-07
  • Today on the Vineyard: a Free Film Screening today only
    presents VISIONARY WOMEN: A CONVERSATION WITH THE NEW WAVE OF FILMMAKING VOICES Sunday Aug 7 3p-4:30p Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center   Yara Shahidi, award-winning actress, producer, and star of the upcoming Amazon Studios’ film Sitting in Bars with Cake, will moderate a panel with acclaimed filmmakers Nikyatu Jusu (Nanny) and Mariama Diallo (Master). Through the lens of horror, the […] The post Today on... Read more
    Source: Black Boston Published on: 2022-08-07
  • Job opening at Proverde Laboratory, a minority owned firm.
    ProVerde Laboratories, Inc., the Minority-owned analytical testing and research laboratory comprised of dedicated scientists working on cutting edge and next-generation analysis methods, is seeking to hire a Laboratory Technician for its facility in Milford Massachusetts. The post Job opening at Proverde Laboratory, a minority owned firm. appeared first on Black Boston Massachusetts.... Read more
    Source: Black Boston Published on: 2022-08-06
  • Stem Job Openings at Proverde Laboratory, a minority owned firm.
    ProVerde Laboratories, Inc., the Minority-owned analytical testing and research laboratory comprised of dedicated scientists working on cutting edge and next-generation analysis methods, is seeking to hire a Laboratory Technician for its facility in Milford Massachusetts. The post Stem Job Openings at Proverde Laboratory, a minority owned firm. appeared first on Black Boston Massachusetts.... Read more
    Source: Black Boston Published on: 2022-08-06

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  • 2-Year-Old Black Girl Makes History With Super High IQ Score
    Nationwide — In 2021, Kashe Quest, a 2-year-old from California, recorded a super high IQ of 146 and joined Mensa, making her the youngest American member of the prestigious oldest […] The post 2-Year-Old Black Girl Makes History With Super High IQ Score first appeared on BlackNews.com.... Read more
    Source: BlackNews.Com Published on: 2022-08-10