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Fashion experts at the F.U.N Lives On panel pose for photos at the end of the event. Hosted at WBURs CitySpace, the speakers discussed everything from sustainable fashion to career advice.

Panelists discuss fashion industry, career advice at WBUR CitySpace

Renée Abbott, news staff March 13, 2023

Three fashion experts spoke about  directing fashion photoshoots, taking shots with Cardi B, being a writer, career advice and more at WBUR’s CitySpace venue March 3.  The panel was part of Living...

A mural greets visitors at one of the offices of Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción. The non-profit has provided resources such as affordable housing, financial coaching, youth development courses and arts education for low-income families since 1968.

Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción aims to provide affordable housing, financial literacy and education programs in South End

Rachel Umansky-Castro, news staff February 25, 2023

One South End non-profit is tackling affordable housing and education equality in Boston.  Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción, or IBA, is a non-profit organization in Boston’s South End neighborhood...

Tour guide Kelli Strong, dressed as Phylis Wheatley stands in front of the African Meeting House. African American Patriots tours are offered by the Freedom Trail throughout February.

Black History Month Freedom Trail tours highlight Black revolutionaries

Alexis Algazy, news correspondent February 24, 2023

During February, the Freedom Trail offers the African-American Patriots tour, featuring the history of African-American revolutionaries to the public.  “I think in all of our tours we are emphasizing...

Cambridge sock drive raises awareness for city’s homelessness problem

Cambridge sock drive raises awareness for city’s homelessness problem

Juliette Piovoso, news correspondent February 14, 2023

The City of Cambridge’s Warm Hearts for Warm Feet sock drive returned for its sixth consecutive year, from Feb. 1 to Feb. 14, to collect wool socks for unhoused residents.   According to a press...

A sign installed on the outside of 610 Beacon St. reads Myles Standish Hall. Members of the universitys College of Arts and Sciences Anti-Racist Initiative Group and student government have written an open letter requesting for this residence halls name to be changed.

Boston University students renew push to remove the name of colonial military leader from residence hall

Val O'Neill, news correspondent February 12, 2023

Over 170 student organizations at Boston University signed an open letter written by members of the College of Arts and Sciences Anti-Racist Initiative Group, or CASARI, as well as members of student government,...

Sara Halawa, an organizer with Safe Schools Somerville, reads off a list of demands for justice for Sayed Faisal to the crowd. Around 200 people attended the protest on the steps of Somerville High, where Faisal was a student.

Cambridge community rallies after police killing of Sayed Faisal

Yaakov Aldrich, news correspondent February 9, 2023

Following the Jan. 4 fatal police shooting of Cambridge resident Arif Sayed Faisal, a group of community members and activists held a rally to mourn his passing, and to call for the city to expedite its...

A pride flag hangs in the window of CatLABS in Jamaica Plain. The photography store offers a unique gender-pay-gap discount.

Photography store offers gender-pay-gap discount to counter lack of industry diversity

Alexis Algazy, news correspondent February 7, 2023

In Jamaica Plain, one of Boston’s most diverse neighborhoods, an analog photography store promotes conversations about gender inequality. CatLABS offers a gender-pay-gap discount for non-male identifying...

Demonstrators from the Party for Socialism and Liberation carry a banner with the words “The people united will stop racist police brutality” as they lead a march through Boston Common Saturday, Jan. 28. Protests continued through the weekend after videos of Tyre Nichols’ killing were made public.

Hundreds gather to protest police brutality after Tyre Nichols killing

Boston’s Party for Socialism and Liberation led protests against police brutality Friday, Jan. 27 and Saturday, Jan. 28 after videos of Tyre Nichols’ deadly encounter with Memphis police were publicly...

Performers push through the crowd during the annual Lunar New Year Parade in Chinatown’s Phillips Square Sunday, Jan. 29. 2023 marks the Year of the Rabbit in the Chinese Zodiac or the Year of the Cat for Vietnam’s Tết.

Boston hops into the Year of the Rabbit

Quillan Anderson, photo editor February 7, 2023

For 15 days, communities around the world celebrate Lunar New Year by hanging bright red lanterns, performing lion dances and wishing loved ones wealth and prosperity over homemade meals. Starting on...

Lion dancers lift costumes during the Lunar New Year celebration
in Chinatown Jan. 29. The celebration featured city and community
speakers and a parade through the city.

Crowds return to Chinatown in celebration of Lunar New Year

Aiden Stein, news correspondent February 5, 2023

Chinatown erupted in a cloud of smoke and confetti Jan. 29, as thousands packed the streets to celebrate the 2023 Lunar New Year, which began on Jan. 22.  The sound of drums, gongs and cymbals followed...

Hundreds gather to witness the unveiling of “The Embrace” in Boston
Common Jan. 13. The sculpture honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
was modeled off a photo of him and his wife, Coretta Scott King, who
embraced after learning he won the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize.

Embrace monument brings to life MLK’s history, legacy in Boston Common

Ali Caudle, deputy city editor February 5, 2023

New memorial art installations — especially those costing $10 million — are rare occasions in Boston. But for the first time in 30 years, a new memorial sculpture was unveiled in Boston Common Jan....

A display case in MITs Rotch Library shows remnants of Bostons Little Syria. The neighborhood, once located between the South End and Chinatown, disappeared in the 40s and 50s as Syrian immigrants moved to suburbs. Photo courtesy of Lydia Harrington.

Boston’s Little Syria: How a forgotten community lives on today

Eli Curwin, projects editor January 2, 2023

Few students who study in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Rotch Library pause to look at the unassuming array of tables and books. However, upon closer inspection of a display case on the...

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