Being a college freshman can be a bewildering experience, but being one in the age of a global pandemic is a challenge that could add to the anxiety that the Class of 2024 will face in the fall.
Structural inequities already exist in public schools and the Covid-19 pandemic appear to have increased the disparity in the education that students who live in different demographic areas receive.
The Embrace Statue, by artist Hank Willis Thomas and MASS Design Group, will be a 22-foot-high bronze statue portraying four clasped hands. In March 2019, it was chosen by the King Boston Foundation from 126 other submissions as the best design.
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?