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Derek Chauvin found guilty of murder and manslaughter in death of George Floyd

Shealagh Sullivan and William Woodring April 20, 2021

Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of three charges Tuesday regarding the killing of George Floyd, which sparked worldwide protests and a reexamination of policing and racism...

Renowned physician speaks on racism in public healthcare during pandemic

Renowned physician speaks on racism in public healthcare during pandemic

Ashley Fairchild, Staff Writer March 16, 2021

Renowned emergency physician Dr. Esther Choo, joined the Boston Public Library and its “Repairing America” series on March 9 to talk about the impacts of racism within the healthcare system. Choo,...

Experts discuss dark past of slavery, racial injustice in Massachusetts

Experts discuss dark past of slavery, racial injustice in Massachusetts

Shealagh Sullivan, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

Historians discussed Massachusetts’ dark history of slavery and racial injustice at a panel on Feb. 18. This panel was part of a five-part series hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society and...

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Posters speaking out against racism on display at the Boston City Hall

Evette Thompson November 5, 2014

An exhibition of international diversity posters from the Stephen Lewis poster collection lines the walls of Boston's City Hall in the Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture. The posters in City Hall, which...

Bloggers exchange ideas on Internet, racism and activism

Sam Humphrey October 8, 2014

To kick off its fall 2014 season, Ford Hall Forum brought three anti-racism bloggers together to discuss the Civil Rights Act and how attitudes have changed -- or remained -- in the American mindset since...

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Zimmerman, one of many firearm abusers, remains in spotlight

Ally Johnson December 4, 2013

George Zimmerman’s most recent arrest and then subsequent release is just another incident in a line of them ever since he pulled the trigger on Trayvon Martin. This time he was arrested for threatening...

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Rethinking racist Halloween costume ideas

Ally Johnson October 30, 2013

Remember a time when Halloween was about ghouls, vampires, witches, ghosts and wizards? It simply is not all about the childish wonder once you reach the age when trick-or-treating becomes weird or something...

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