Ayanna Pressley. Black woman in green dress stands behind wooden podium with sign that says, "Ayanna Pressley Democrat for Congress."

Ayanna Pressley Earns Stunning Victory in Race to Rep Massachusetts

She will be the first woman of color to serve for her state in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Boston Globe Shines Light on Systemic Anti-Black Racism in Boston

A new series examines how racism impacts Boston’s Black residents.

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Google Honors Sculptor Edmonia Lewis in New Doodle

Lewis, an artist of Black and Native descent, achieved international fame as a sculptor during the 1800s. 

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WATCH: #TrumpProtests Take Over Streets Nationwide

From New York City to Los Angeles, Americas are expressing their displeasure with the election of Donald Trump.

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STUDY: Police Body Cameras in Danger of Being Used as 'Instruments of Injustice'

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights examined body-worn camera policies in 50 municipalities. It was not impressed.

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New Study Explores Toxins Inside Black Hair Salons

A Brandeis University report found that 10 Black women’s hair salons in Boston were suffering from poor air quality.

ICYMI: Black Firefighter Sues Boston Red Sox for Discrimination

Robert C. Cox says Fenway Park security denied him and another Black firefighter entry, but allowed a White colleague to perform a safety inspection. 

VIDEO: Officer Beats Unarmed Woman With Baton, Pulls Gun on Witnesses

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Police Departments said the woman had been identified in a theft.

Boston Has a Stop-And-Frisk Problem, New ACLU Report Says

Could reform be on the horizon?

Boston Man Who Returned $42,000 is Generously Rewarded

Glen James returned a backpack filled with money earlier this week, and has since received over $130,000 in donations (and counting)!