Catholic Memorial Students Banned From Semifinal Basketball Game At TD Garden

Catholic Memorial Students Banned From Semifinal Basketball Game At TD Garden

Catholic Memorial Students Banned From Semifinal Basketball Game At TD Garden. They lost their semifinal game 73 to 77 to Cambridge Rindge and Latin.

NNHS’s Racist Slippery Slope

Newton North High School Racist Musical

I would say that it’s more the political climate in which the Republican party makes it permissible to express racism and violence against others.   Did you see Human’s of New York’s Open Letter to Donald Trump? An Open Letter to Donald Trump: Mr. Trump, I try my hardest not to be political. I’ve refused […]

#LGBTQCollege411 National Online College Fair

#LGBTQCollege411 National Online College Fair

Campus Pride hosts national online college fair on Thurs, March 17 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. ESTfeaturing live chats with 50+ college reps, G+ hangout and Twitter Q&A at #LGBTQCollege411. The fair is free to youth and families highlighting LGBTQ-friendly colleges, scholarships and college prep resources. Fair attendees may win up to $5000 in […]

Multiple Incidents of Racism at Newton Schools

Racist Incidents at Newton Public Schools

The Catholic Memorial anti-Semitic chants only scratches the surface of racism that exists bubbling just below the surface in the world that we live in. Whether it’s an inability to acknowledge White Privilege in the case of Thoroughly Modern Millie, anti-Semitic symbols at F. A. Day Middle School, and now, in-your-face chants at a sports […]

Flint And National Society of Black Engineers

Flint And National Society of Black Engineers

To Whom It May Concern: Here at the National Society of Black Engineers, our mission is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community. Cultural responsibility is an ideal at the root of everything we do. It is a tenet of our mission. The elected […]

Thoroughly Racist Millie

'Thoroughly Modern Millie' play draws controversy in Mass. over racial stereotyping

CAPA Drops Musical After Complaints of Racism Thoroughly Modern Millie raised a backlash from students. The Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts has dropped a planned staging of the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie after students complained about racist portrayals of Asians in the play. Two students — Jasmine Luca and Tai Joselyn — […]

60 Posse Scholars from Boston Area

The Posse Foundation

60 urban public school students from Boston were chosen as Posse Scholars to enroll at elite colleges and universities around the country, The Posse Foundation announced today. The Posse Foundation identifies, recruits and trains students from urban communities with extraordinary academic and leadership skills and places them in top institutions of higher education, where they […]

Jewish public art project, 8 Nights, 8 Windows

Jewish public art project, 8 Nights, 8 Windows

Boston’s first juried seasonal Jewish public art project, 8 Nights, 8 Windows, will brighten the city’s holiday season with the essence of the Festival of Lights, bringing a fresh understanding of Hanukkah to the entire community for the eight nights of the Jewish holiday, December 6-14, 2015. This innovative public event is sponsored by the […]

My Life in China Screening

My Life in China Screening

My Life in China Followed by Q&A with Director Kenneth Eng Sunday, November 22, 2:00 PM Sackler Auditorium/Tufts University, 145 Harrison Ave, Chinatown $7.50 IN ADVANCE | $10 DONATION AT THE DOOR | $5 with STUDENT ID | FREE Youth/SENIOR/CHSNE Member BAAFF will be hosting an additional screening on Saturday 11/21@7:30pm at Modern Theatre/Suffolk University (525 Washington […]

Ethnic Makeup of Newton

Ethnic Makeup of Newton

According to the latest Census statistics available  2010), Newton’s population made up of: 82.3 percent white 2.5 percent African American 0.1 percent American Indian and Alaska native 11.5 percent Asian 0 percent Hawaiian 2.4 percent two ore more races 4.1 percent Hispanic. How does that compare to the rest of the state? Massachusetts statistics are: […]