Michelle Wu Makes History As First Woman And Person Of Color Elected Boston Mayor

Wu is the first person who is not a white man to be elected mayor of Boston. City Councilor Michelle Wu easily won the Boston mayor’s race on Tuesday night, making her the first woman and person of color to win a mayoral election in the city and putting a progressive voice in charge ofContinue reading “Michelle Wu Makes History As First Woman And Person Of Color Elected Boston Mayor”

Maria Stewart: Crash Course Black American History #14

Clint Smith teaches you about Maria Stewart, a Black woman who lived in the 19th century, and was a pioneering abolitionist, writer, and orator. When studying history, we often focus on the big picture and world-changing events. Today we’ll focus on how one woman flouted the social conventions of her time and place and becameContinue reading “Maria Stewart: Crash Course Black American History #14”

Boston Police Commissioner Is Fired After Domestic Violence Allegations Emerge

Dennis White had served for two days before he was placed on leave because of accusations from two decades ago. He has dismissed them as false and tainted by racism. Kim Janey, Boston’s acting mayor, announced on Monday that she had terminated the city’s police commissioner, Dennis White, over allegations of domestic abuse that emerged inContinue reading “Boston Police Commissioner Is Fired After Domestic Violence Allegations Emerge”

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