At an event honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. yesterday, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Aminah Pilgrim spoke of her own struggles with bullying and racism during her elementary and high school years, during which time she attended schools where she was often the only African American.
City leaders in Beverly are using the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management's Municipal Performance Management Program to study the operations and decision-making process in the police and fire departments.
Profile on UMass Boston alumna Mary K. Grant, who has started her new position as chancellor of the University of North Carolina Asheville. The public affairs alumna previously served as president of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.
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Associate Professor of Political Science Paul Watanabe says it is a smart move for United Independent Party Chair Evan Falchuk to tie himself to a big issue like the 2024 Summer Olympics. Pushing for a vote, Watanabe explained, will “keep his party and his name in front of the public."
Kenneth J. Cooper, editor of UMass Boston's Trotter Review, profiles Boston State College alumnus Mel King '52, a Boston mayoral finalist in 1983 and state representative from 1973 to 1982, and other individuals who have worked for equality in Boston.