Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Special Connection To BostonIn 1965, Boston saw the first civil rights protests held in the northeast.
Defense Lawyer Accused Of Bribing Victim To Avoid InvestigatorsA Boston attorney has been charged with trying to bribe the alleged victim of a hate crime to avoid investigators for months.
Boston Officer Indicted On Civil Rights Charges In Uber Driver AssaultA Boston police officer accused of assaulting an Uber driver while off duty has been indicted on civil rights violations.
Boston Youth Leaders Journey To Selma, Ala. To Commemorate Historic DayNearly two dozen youth leaders and community activists in Boston took part in the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday commemoration events in Selma, Ala.
Best MLK Weekend Getaways In AmericaCities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
NH Town To Pay $57,000 To Woman Charged For Videotaping PoliceThe Town of Weare will pay $57,500 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by a woman who said police were wrong to charge her when she videotaped a traffic stop.
Brockton Man Accused Of Attacking Disabled College Student On MBTA Red LineSurveillance cameras are being credited for helping catch a Brockton man accused of attacking a man who suffers from cerebral palsy on an MBTA train.
NH Bill Would Eliminate Restrictions On Residency For Sex Offenders New Hampshire lawmakers are considering whether to bar municipalities from restricting where the state's more than 2,500 registered sex offenders can live in light of court rulings that found the restrictions are unconstitutional.
Opinion: Republicans Finally Admitting To Voter Suppression EffortsIt is not news when Republicans try to block access to the ballot box for poor, minority and elderly voters. What is unusual is that Republicans are admitting it.
Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race RelationsUnfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.
Opinion: Obama’s Talk Of A War on Women Contradicted By The Elevation Of Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton is a glowing example of the heights women are reaching in the United States in recent times. She contradicts the notion thrust forth by President Obama and his political party that there is an alleged-“War on Women”.
Opinion: Binders Full Of Women Is Only Tip Of Romney Anti-Women IcebergRomney is lucky that people grabbed on to the "binders full of women" comment because his comment about giving his female Chief of Staff flex time so she could go home and cook dinner was mostly over looked.
Opinion: Democrats Turn Out Supporters For Early Vote As Republicans Try To Suppress VoteEarly vote was once an idea that both parties promoted. But as Democrats grow in their ability to use it to their strategic advantage, Republicans have sought to reduce or eliminate it.
Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government GiveawayConveniently-timed for Obama's reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
Opinion: Voter ID: A Good IdeaIt has been argued that “granny” might not be able to vote if they make her have a voter ID. But seriously, why all the concern about taking the extra measure of a voter ID to make sure that every vote cast in a United States election is a legally qualified vote, including “granny’s”?