Opinion

Rita Hester's life mattered

Rita Hester's life mattered

By Rev. Irene Monroe | Nov 17
In the pantheon of slain Americans who have further civil rights gains of a marginalized group, Rita Hester, an African American transgender woman, is among them.

Alexandra Hotel Development Welcomed

By Randi Grohe Lathrop | Jul 28
Tuesday July 12th was an exciting day for the neighborhoods of the South End / Lower Roxbury in Boston.

Where is Mayor Wu on the plan supported by 99,000 voters?

By Bostonians for an Elected School Committee | Apr 21
Bostonians for an Elected School Committee on April 11, 2022, called on Mayor Michelle Wu to join in restoring democratic control and accountability to the Boston Public Schools.

I can be happy to be nappy in Massachusetts

By Rev. Irene Monroe | Mar 23
How I wear my hair is my business. Ironically, the Commonwealth decided it is now legal for me to do so.

The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room

By Judah Leblang | Feb 9
During the pandemic, many folks have taken up new hobbies, finding ways to fill their time during lockdown, quarantine, social isolation.

Editorial

Antisemitism in ourselves and society

Antisemitism in ourselves and society

This year for International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, I joined the Congregation Beth Israel of Merrimack Valley's book discussion "People Love Dead Jews" by Dara Horn, exploring why antisemitism continues.