Many Massachusetts environmental organizations have issued statements of solidarity with the BLM movement, and environmental activists are determined that their efforts at racial and social awareness, justice, and inclusivity range beyond the short term.
Throughout the country, colleges are finalizing their decisions on how to approach the upcoming fall semester. While students await what’s in store, administrators are working diligently to ensure both the safety of their community and the educational pursuits of their students.
Even though publications across the country have pledged to racially diversify their newsrooms, journalists in Boston believe there is a lack of effort among newsroom leadership to hire more people of color.
Can a journalist check their personal views at the door and cover events like protests and rallies associated with the Black Lives Matter movement without emotion?
You may not know the name Darnella Frazier but you will never forget her video. Frazier, a 17-year-old student from Minneapolis, can be credited with recording what may become the single biggest news event this year which ignited a national dialogue about race relations in the United States
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