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BOSTON/Roxbury - A walking vigil was held in Roxbury last Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary since the assassination of Malcolm X

BOSTON – A peaceful but determined group of approximately one thousand marchers took to the streets of Boston on Martin Luther King Day to call for an end to police brutality, a redirection of public funds from prisons to schools, and a living wa

BOSTON - Over one thousand demonstrators gathered in front of the Boston Police Department Area B2 station in Dudley Square on Tuesday evening to protest the failure of a St.

Cambridge, Mass. - Housekeepers at the Harvard-owned DoubleTree Suites by Hilton complain of injury at a far higher rate than their peers at other hotels.

BOSTON/South End - They stood at the windows, some holding onto the bars that kept them in, others waving their hands or banging open palms against the glass. One made a heart shape with his hands.

BOSTON/Back Bay - On Saturday, October 25th, hundreds of Boston activists marched along Newbury Street as part of a "Newbury Street Shutdown" action in solidarity with Ferguson and the Black Lives Matter Week of Action.

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by Yuxiao Yuan, Somerville Neighborhood News | 6 Apr 2015 - 12:00am

Somerville, Mass. – On March 11, some 50 residents, business owners and others marched and protested in Union Square to protest the ongoing planning...

by Leonardo March | 27 Feb 2015 - 11:15pm
BOSTON/Roxbury - A walking vigil was held in Roxbury last Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary since the assassination of...
by Tara García Mathewson | 27 Feb 2015 - 10:50pm

BOSTON - Marco Angelone moved to Boston from Italy about seven years ago. In his country, it is not part of the culture to tip...

by Tara García Mathewson | 16 Feb 2015 - 3:42am

BOSTON/Dorchester - About two dozen activists used the holiday of love to show support for Boston’s low-wage workers and get a message out about fair...

by Iris Moore and Jane Regan, Somerville Neighborhood News | 10 Feb 2015 - 11:37pm

Somerville, Mass. – The Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) that will be negotiated between City Hall and Union Square developer US2 runs the risk of being...

by Yuxiao Yuan, Somerville Neighborhood News | 3 Feb 2015 - 4:17am

Somerville, Mass. - Area unions and labor leaders have decided to wage a campaign against Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRIT) for its recent decision...


by Sue Katz | Sunday, 5 April 2015 - 3:49am

Harvard University’s Third Annual Gender & Sexuality Symposium, March 27, 2015

When I saw Harvard University was offering a free breakfast and...

Radical Boston

by Doug Enaa Greene | 17 Feb 2015 - 5:04pm

The German Revolution of 1918-1923 not only saw the collapse of the monarchy, but the...

by Umang Kumar | 16 Feb 2015 - 4:27am

Lack of Transparency and People's Participation Hallmark of the Boston 2024 Effort

The first ever Olympics 2014 outreach meeting organized by the city of Boston on Feb 6 at the...


by Loreto P. Ansaldo and Pampi thirdeyefell | 23 Oct 2014 - 3:12pm

Two important Public Art events are happening THIS WEEK featuring LOCAL ARTISTS. We reach out to all our Boston neighborhoods to come take part and interact with their local artists - THIS IS FOR...


by Jason Pramas | 29 Mar 2015 - 11:31am

March 20 was the seventh anniversary of more-or-less continuous publication of Open Media Boston. I say "more or less" because we have had a number of periods where our publication of metro news...

by Jason Pramas | 26 Nov 2014 - 11:09pm

For many of the last 30 years, I have been in leadership of various movements for democracy and social justice in and around my hometown of Boston. In that capacity, I have helped organize dozens...


by various | 17 Mar 2015 - 1:02am

For ten years the residents of the Palestinian village of Bil’in have held weekly non-violent protests against the confiscation of their land and destruction of...

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