Barbara Lewis, director of the William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black History and Culture, comments on a Walsh administration report that found Boston police and fire departments are the least racially diverse Boston city agencies. “It's a major challenge," she said.
Sara Boxell, program assistant for UMass Boston's Asian American Student Success Program, explains how an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) grant supports writing seminars aimed at helping students pass UMass Boston's writing proficiency requirement.
Ahead of Hillary Clinton's announcement yesterday that she would run for president in 2016, Associate Professor and Chair of Political Science Erin O'Brien anticipated the announcement rollout would be "overproduced" to ensure it went smoothly.
Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, is quoted in this article on this weekend's gubernatorial elections in Nigeria. Kew says the All Progressives Congress "certainly has the wind in its sails."