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  • Palestinian activists pressure Massachusetts delegation
    After a summer marked by land expropriation in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of Jerusalem, the bombardment of Gaza, shootings and detention of Palestinian children and growing international outrage at the occupation of Palestinian land, a group of local Palestinian activists is calling on the Massachusetts congressional delegation to take a hard stand against Israel. Several […] The post Palestinian activists... Read more
    Source: Bay State Banner Published on: 1969-12-31
  • Council candidates advance to November election
    In addition to the preliminary race for Boston’s next mayor, several city council seats are being contested, and candidates yesterday faced off for their chance to be on the November ballot. There are four open seats for city council at-large with two incumbents topping the rankings –– Michael Flaherty of South Boston and Julia Mejia […] The post Council candidates... Read more
    Source: Bay State Banner Published on: 1969-12-31
  • In the news: Tamare Gordon
    United South End Settlements today announced the promotion of Tamare Gordon to the position of assistant director of early childhood education. The post In the news: Tamare Gordon appeared first on The Bay State Banner.... Read more
    Source: Bay State Banner Published on: 1969-12-31
  • Tragic accident mustn’t be tainted by conflict
    The accidental death of 17-year-old Alonzo J. Polk IV, who drowned in a swimming pool last June at the home of a Dedham High School classmate, is indeed a tragedy. The grief-stricken family is inadvertently creating the impression that the misadventure is somehow race-related. The post Tragic accident mustn’t be tainted by conflict appeared first on The Bay State Banner.... Read more
    Source: Bay State Banner Published on: 1969-12-31
  • Saxophonist Kenny Garrett looks to the ancestors
    Saxophonist and Grammy Award-winner Kenny Garrett released his album “Sounds from the Ancestors” on August 27 and is back on the road to showcase its songs along with his earlier compositions. The post Saxophonist Kenny Garrett looks to the ancestors appeared first on The Bay State Banner.... Read more
    Source: Bay State Banner Published on: 1969-12-31
  • District attorneys work to right past wrongs
    Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins announced Sept. 7 that she is looking to vacate the rape charges against Tyrone Clark, a Massachusetts prisoner who was convicted in 1974. The steps are part of the efforts of the Suffolk County Integrity Review Bureau (IRB), an independent division within the DA’s office tasked with reviewing claims of innocence and wrongful convictions... Read more
    Source: Bay State Banner Published on: 1969-12-31

The 19th News
  • The 19th wants to know how the Texas abortion law has impacted you and your community
    Texas’ new law banning abortions after six weeks of pregnancy is swiftly impacting politics, policy and people — not just in that state alone, but across the country. At The 19th, we understand that you, our readers, may have questions or experiences you’d like to share related to what is happening in Texas right now. […] The post The 19th... Read more
    Source: The 19th News Published on: 2021-09-21
  • For trans Texans and their families, another special session means another fight to exist
    Transgender kids’ sports participation and access to gender-affirming care are a top priority for Texas’ third special legislative session that began on Monday. Gov. Greg Abbott named a long-debated bill to ban trans students from playing sports that match their gender identity as one of his core reasons for calling another session — and the bill […] The post For trans... Read more
    Source: The 19th News Published on: 2021-09-21
  • The 19th Explains: What parents need to know about the Pfizer vaccine’s safety in 5- to 11-year-olds
    This article will be updated regularly through October 31. A COVID-19 vaccine for younger children is one step closer to a safer reality. New trial data shows that a smaller dose of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine is safe and produces a strong antibody response in children 5 to 11 years old one month after the second […] The post The 19th... Read more
    Source: The 19th News Published on: 2021-09-20
  • ‘We’re seeing shock.’ Texas abortion clinics are now operating as trauma centers
    Marva Sadler is not used to telling patients “no.” Since Senate Bill 8, Texas’ six-week abortion ban, took effect, she now feels like she’s saying it all day.  Sadler is the director of clinical services at Whole Woman’s Health in Fort Worth. When patients arrive at the clinic, she said, they are aware of the […] The post ‘We’re seeing... Read more
    Source: The 19th News Published on: 2021-09-20
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death continues to reverberate as abortion fight heats up
    Just eight days after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who built her legal career arguing and then ruling on landmark cases that helped to usher in a freer and fairer society, President Donald Trump moved to replace her. His pick, Amy Coney Barrett, a woman whose ideological record is opposite from Ginsburg’s, was […] The post Ruth Bader... Read more
    Source: The 19th News Published on: 2021-09-17
  • Abortion clinics north of Texas are seeing double the number of patients than before state abortion ban
    With abortion effectively banned in Texas, patients are flooding reproductive health clinics in neighboring states and overwhelming the region’s fragile abortion infrastructure, according to data shared with The 19th. In Oklahoma City, Trust Women, which provides abortions and other forms of reproductive care, saw 80 abortion patients the week of September 6 — about double […] The post Abortion clinics... Read more
    Source: The 19th News Published on: 2021-09-17

  • Jelani Day’s Mother Wants Her Son To Get The Same Attention As Gabby Petito
    Pointing out the disparity in coverage and treatment, also known as missing white woman syndrome, a term coined by journalism legend Gwen Ifil, doesn't mean that victims like Gabby Petito should not receive attention. But other people also deserve the same diligence. ... Read more
    Source: News One Published on: 2021-09-21
  • Search continues for missing Illinois graduate student Jelani Day; his mother speaks out
    A graduate student at Illinois State University disappeared last month and his family is desperate for answers.  Jelani Day, 25, The post Search continues for missing Illinois graduate student Jelani Day; his mother speaks out appeared first on TheGrio.... Read more
    Source: The Grio Published on: 2021-09-21
  • Couple Who Aimed Guns at BLM Protestors Facing Law License Suspension
    Mark and Patricia McCloskey could possibly lose their gun licenses after pointing their guns at Black Lives Matter protestors last summer.   Last June, a video surfaced the internet which showed the McCloskeys standing in front of their home while protestors stood their ground in solidarity against the murder of George Floyd.   Mark McCloskey was pointing an AR-15 style rifle while his wife held a semiautomatic pistol. The couple […]... Read more
    Source: Black News Channel Published on: 2021-09-21
  • Gallup: U.S. Approval of Interracial Marriage at 94%
    According to a new Gallop poll, 94% of American adults are in favor of marriages between Black and white people. This includes 96% of non-white adults and 93% of white adults in support of it.  It is a seven percent increase from 2013 poll that highlighted 96% of Black people and 84% of white people in support of married between a Black and white person.  […]... Read more
    Source: Black News Channel Published on: 2021-09-21
  • Former Deputy Charged in Death of Teen Represented by Ben Crump
    Michael Davis, a former Arkansas deputy, was charged with manslaughter after the murder of 17-year-old Hunter Brittain. According to Kark News, the former deputy stopped Brittain around 3 a.m. on June 23 last year in the parking lot of an auto shop.   Davis informed state investigators the teen got out of his truck and then “got something out of the back” before approaching the deputy. This […]... Read more
    Source: Black News Channel Published on: 2021-09-21
  • Police say four people found dead in SUV in Wisconsin were killed in Minnesota
    Two people are now in police custody following an investigation of the mysterious shooting deaths of Jasmine Christine Sturm, 30, The post Police say four people found dead in SUV in Wisconsin were killed in Minnesota appeared first on TheGrio.... Read more
    Source: The Grio Published on: 2021-09-21

  • Music Local, Live and for Jazz heads, plus a remembering George Wein podcast.
    A Creative Music Series set When: 10/9/21 Sat, 8:00PM  contact: Alex Lemski: Where: The Lilypad Club, 1353 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA Music: Experimental, Improvisational, Contemporary: If you love guitars, improv and/or the Blues… Featured Artists: A Double Billing: First Set: Boston’s Umbrella Pine (duet): Magdalena Abrego and Allison Berick Featured Guest: Denver’s Neil Haverstick, Microtonal […]... Read more
    Source: Black Boston Published on: 2021-09-20
  • Boston Black stage plays, Black directors and shows at the theater now.
    September and after shows: ROXBURY, MA. (Sept 20, 2021) – Smoked Oysters revolves around loving and successful Black family members who experience unexpected challenges. Ulysses, a retired Black history professor, refuses to leave his house, even to get the smoked oysters his wife, Arnetta, won’t buy him. She is busy planning their dream trip, a […]... Read more
    Source: Black Boston Published on: 2021-09-20
  • Black IT company is hiring
    BlackBoston.com introduces Diverse IT, LLC, a Black-owned IT security and systems speciality firm to Boston corporate and government purchasing managers.... Read more
    Source: Black Boston Published on: 2021-09-16
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    Great jobs and work experiences can be found at these companies we support. Take a look, please share. Apply Today. Its Competitive out there!... Read more
    Source: Black Boston Published on: 2021-09-16
  • Events and Things to Do in Black Boston
    Image artwork by Allan Rohan Crite, placed in a storefront window at Boston Anthenaeum. This event list update includes Free access to museums, #OFFWHITE fashion editor Virgil Abloh at ICA and Black events for kids, teens and families.... Read more
    Source: Black Boston Published on: 2021-09-15

  • Couple Who Aimed Guns at BLM Protestors Facing Law License Suspension
    Mark and Patricia McCloskey could possibly lose their gun licenses after pointing their guns at Black Lives Matter protestors last summer.   Last June, a video surfaced the internet which showed the McCloskeys standing in front of their home while protestors stood their ground in solidarity against the murder of George Floyd.   Mark McCloskey was pointing an AR-15 style rifle while his wife held a semiautomatic pistol. The couple […]... Read more
    Source: Black News Channel Published on: 2021-09-21
  • Gallup: U.S. Approval of Interracial Marriage at 94%
    According to a new Gallop poll, 94% of American adults are in favor of marriages between Black and white people. This includes 96% of non-white adults and 93% of white adults in support of it.  It is a seven percent increase from 2013 poll that highlighted 96% of Black people and 84% of white people in support of married between a Black and white person.  […]... Read more
    Source: Black News Channel Published on: 2021-09-21
  • Former Deputy Charged in Death of Teen Represented by Ben Crump
    Michael Davis, a former Arkansas deputy, was charged with manslaughter after the murder of 17-year-old Hunter Brittain. According to Kark News, the former deputy stopped Brittain around 3 a.m. on June 23 last year in the parking lot of an auto shop.   Davis informed state investigators the teen got out of his truck and then “got something out of the back” before approaching the deputy. This […]... Read more
    Source: Black News Channel Published on: 2021-09-21
  • Trial Set for Texas Police Officer Who Shot Atatiana Jefferson
    The trial of the former Fort Worth police officer is set to take place on Nov. 16, two years after he shot and killed Atatiana Jefferson, according to KSAT.com.  In October 2019, Fort Worth police responded to a call about a front door of a residence being open. While searching the house, they found a Black woman named Atatiana Jefferson. […]... Read more
    Source: Black News Channel Published on: 2021-09-21
  • First Black Police Chief of Iowa City Criticized for Reform Efforts
    Joe Fitzgerald, the first Black police chief in Waterloo, Iowa, is stirring up controversy both inside and outside the police department as he strives to bring on positive changes, per the Associated Press.  Under Fitzgerald’s leadership, the department has banned chokeholds, outlawed racial profiling, required officers to intervene if they see excessive force and investigate all reports of misconduct. […]... Read more
    Source: Black News Channel Published on: 2021-09-21
  • ‘Hotel Rwanda’s’ Paul Rusesabagina Sentenced to 25-Year in Prison
    The man who’s been credited for rescuing hundreds of people from genocide in Rwanda, inspiring the film Hotel Rwanda, was convicted of terrorism charges on Monday.    Paul Rusesabagina, 67, was sentenced to 25 years in prison for being part of a terrorist group, murder and abduction by a Rwandan court, according to the Associated Press. He called the […]... Read more
    Source: Black News Channel Published on: 2021-09-21


  • Bay Area Author and Entrepreneur to Host Three-Day Life-Changing Virtual Summit
    Paméla Michelle Tate’s Live the Life You Deserve Summit to deliver powerful strategies for creating and living a life you want and deserve. Oakland, CA — For Bay Area advocate […] The post Bay Area Author and Entrepreneur to Host Three-Day Life-Changing Virtual Summit first appeared on BlackNews.com.... Read more
    Source: BlackNews.Com Published on: 2021-09-21