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Let’s Just Stay in Daylight Saving Time Forever

There’s never been a better year for a later sunset.


7 News Anchor Alaina Pinto Says She Was Fired for Appearing in Hubie Halloween


Boston Is Among the Nation’s “Rattiest Cities,” and It’s Only Getting Rattier


How a “Dunkies”-Toting Early Voter at Fenway Became an Instant Boston Star

Find It BostonWhat you need, when you need it.

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As Reopening Continues, a Not-Quite-Normal Mall Experience Awaits

A dispatch from the kind-of open CambridgeSide mall.


Someone Beheaded the Christopher Columbus Statue in Boston…Again

It was only a matter of time before the controversial North End statue got swept up in the moment.

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A Guide to Staging an Impactful Protest in Your Own City

Bring the fight for justice and equality to the suburbs with some help from experienced activists.


My Life in the Age of COVID: Attorney General Maura Healey

“We are a resilient state. We are resilient people.”


Three Black Youth Activists on Organizing, Educating, and the Change They Hope to See

At the protests and demonstrations across the city since George Floyd’s death, Boston’s youth have been at the forefront.

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Read: Emerson President Lee Pelton’s Letter to Students

The school’s president wrote about his own experiences as a Black man in America, and his exhaustion over the continued state of police brutality in America in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death.

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From senators eyeing the presidency to a mayor ruling over a changing city, here’s what our politicians are up to.


Besides Protesting, Five Ways to Support the Black Lives Matter Movement in Boston

Advocate for legislative bills, support Black-owned businesses, and other efforts you can make from home.


Books about Race, Power and the Black Experience, Chosen by Four Black Boston Authors

These works by bell hooks, Frederick Douglass, and other luminaries unpack long histories of injustice—and will help you be a more informed activist today.


An Effort to Curtail the Use of Tear Gas on Protesters Is Underway in Massachusetts

Amid a larger movement to rein in police violence, a state rep is calling for a ban on the chemical agents.


Four Ways to Secure Your Cell Phone While Protesting

Your rights and privacy are important. Put these digital safeguards into place before heading out to protest.

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How to Talk to Your Kids about Boston’s Police Brutality Protests

A child psychiatrist and a social-justice educator weigh in.



Marijuana legalization, healthcare changes, and all the other referendums shaking up Mass.


Here’s Where You Can Donate to Support the Black Community in Boston and Beyond

Offer money, supplies, or your time to these organizations furthering the call for equality and equity.


Photos: Thousands Peacefully Protest Police Brutality at Franklin Park

This was the fourth evening that Boston residents took to the streets in the wake of the death of George Floyd.


More Rallies and Vigils Are Planned in Boston This Week

Sunday’s demonstration will be followed by several other events in the city.


Mayor Walsh on Sunday Night’s Protest Clash: “We Will Not Be Defeated by This”

Walsh said last night’s protest was “overwhelmingly positive”—but called the looting and violence that erupted afterward “an attack on our city.”

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