Ivy League Schools Brace For Scrutiny Of Race In AdmissionsA Justice Department inquiry into how race influences admissions at Harvard University has left selective colleges bracing for new scrutiny of practices that have helped boost diversity levels to new highs across the Ivy League.
Mayor Walsh, Residents Start Conversation On Race In BostonIn Boston, an honest and open conversation on racism is taking place.
Keller @ Large: New Generation Of Black Leaders EmergingThe CEO of the Urban League of Eastern Mass. says the conversation on race has been productive.
Runners Gather For Pre-Marathon Pasta Dinnerhousands of marathon runners gathered to enjoy a pasta dinner the night before the race.
Starbucks Baristas Stop Writing "Race Together" On CupsThe coffee chain's initiative will continue more broadly without the handwritten messages, Starbucks spokesman Jim Olson said.
Daily Talker: Mark Cuban's Controversial Comments On Race, PrejudiceDallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is getting criticized for comments he made on race and prejudice. "If I see a black kid in a hoodie and it's late at night, I'm walking to the other side of the street," he said during an interview with Inc. magazine at a business conference. "And if on that side of the street, there's a guy that has tattoos all over his face -- white guy, bald head, tattoos everywhere -- I'm walking back to the other side of the street."
Hopefuls Gear Up Ahead Of Tuesday's Primary For Markey's House SeatThe 10 candidates hoping to fill Massachusetts' open 5th Congressional District U.S. House seat are making their final appeals ahead of Tuesday's primary.
NH Police Plan Major Traffic Changes For Sunday's NASCAR RaceNew Hampshire state police and transportation officials are planning some major traffic pattern changes to cope with the influx of over 100,000 NASCAR race fans.
Martha Coakley Announces Run For GovernorMartha Coakley, the popular Democratic state attorney general who lost the 2010 U.S. Senate special election to Scott Brown, is joining the race for Massachusetts governor.
Keller @ Large: Coakley's Failure Against Brown Won't Matter In Governor's RaceShe may not win this race. But if she does lose, her spectacular failure three years ago won’t be the reason why.
‘The Amazing Race’ Returns With New CastThe CBS competition series is back for its 23rd installment, with 11 new teams embarking on a race around the world for a chance at winning $1 million.
Boston City Councilor John Connolly To Run For MayorBoston city councilor John Connolly held a rally outside Brighton High School Tuesday morning to kick off his campaign for mayor.
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 2007 Speech is Disturbingly RacistWhile there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.