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MFA union strikers use art exhibition highlighting past activist movements in fight for wage increase, improved benefits

November 19, 2021

  Artist Helina Metaferia aimed to highlight the history of activist groups in Boston for her...

New film “Bounty” shifts documentary filmmaking by centering Indigenous voices

November 16, 2021

Documentary filmmakers at the Upstander Project have become deeply committed to a different way of...

Affordable housing advocates say that implementing inclusionary zoning policies could be a fix

November 11, 2021

Affordable housing has been a decades-long struggle in Boston, and the 2020 Greater Boston Housing Report...

MBTA Offers Public Update on Downtown Crossing Accessibility Project

November 7, 2021

  Members of the MBTA’s Downtown Crossing (DTX) Accessibility Team hosted a virtual public...

Boston-based group Skate Hags creates inclusive community on wheels

November 7, 2021

In August of 2020, Jen Millis, Octavia Bennett and Jen McMahon were searching for a safe place to skate...

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On and off the stage, Boston’s drag queens are a family
New film “Bounty” shifts documentary filmmaking by centering Indigenous voices

November 16, 2021

Documentary filmmakers at the Upstander Project have become deeply committed to a different way of...

Overcrowding at BU, Northeastern is causing housing conflict for students

November 1, 2021

  Students settling into the Boston area for the fall 2021 semester at both Boston University...

Fidelity Charitable exposed for funding hate groups, activists demand disclosure

October 1, 2021

  “Cause neutral”­ – when it comes to funding charitable organizations, that’s the stated...

Gann Farm connects Jewish youth with agricultural heritage

September 23, 2021

Being Jewish at Gann Farm is unlike being Jewish in a synagogue or classroom. It means muddied knees,...

Legal dispute over zoning is driving a wedge between Jamaica Plain neighbors

September 20, 2021

  A much-needed affordable housing project for low-income seniors in Jamaica Plain was approved...

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Changemaker: Cheryl Buchanan on breaking through the margins in writing
Christina Pascucci-Ciampa creates a safe space at All She Wrote Books

November 22, 2021

Christina Pascucci-Ciampa started the All She Wrote Books pop-up shop in 2019 as a three-tiered cart...

Alexandra Oliver-Dávila on Latino visibility in Boston, opening of the Sociedad Latina’s newly renovated hub

November 19, 2021

  There’s a three-story brick building on 1530 Tremont St. that South Boston’s Latino community...

Jeneé Osterheldt to young journalists of color: “Just pour into yourself. You matter.” (Part 2)

November 11, 2021

When The Boston Globe’s columnist Jeneé Osterheldt returned from George Floyd’s funeral in 2020,...

Jeneé Osterheldt on telling stories of Black triumph, Black joy and celebration of everyday living

November 9, 2021

When The Boston Globe’s columnist Jeneé Osterheldt returned from George Floyd's funeral in 2020, she...

Yari DeJesus is getting women on wheels and into the outdoors

November 1, 2021

  As anxiety and social isolation from the pandemic drags on for many people, Yari DeJesus is...

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