While the jury did not find that Boston Public Schools discriminated against him, it did find school officials retaliated against Neal for addressing concerns of workplace discrimination.  

Civil Rights & Social Justice

A right-wing parents group has sued a school district in suburban Boston alleging white students there are having their civil rights violated because "a policy of segregating students by race" that favors minorities has been adopted.

Brookline Town Meeting voted overwhelmingly, but not unanimously, to approve the settlement for Gerald Alston, who filed the lawsuit against the town in 2015 citing a voicemail from 2010 he received from his then-commander which contained the N-word.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

A woman did her best Karen impression and was forced to apologize for questioning how an Ivy League-educated Black mother became a member of a school committee in suburban Boston and suggesting she was unqualified.

Frequently citing Boston's racist reputation, Black Bostonians took turns explaining why they thought the city's voters continue to pass over qualified Black mayoral candidates.

City Councilors Annissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu -- the top two vote-getters in Boston's mayoral primary -- advanced to faceoff in the general election in November, ensuring the city will elect its first non-white male mayor. She just won't be Black.

Rev. Manikka Bowman, her husband, Jeff Myers, and their two young children were racially profiled at an apple orchard near Boston, where they were accused of stealing six apples. The orchard is now offering a hollow apology.

A Saturday shooting that claimed the lives of two Black victims, an Air Force veteran and a retired State Police trooper in Winthrop, Massachusetts, is being investigated as a hate crime

A school official in Boston has stepped down from her position on a powerful committee after text messages about "white racists" were leaked and made public more than a year after they were sent.

Jason Mitchell has gotten himself in hot water with law enforcement. According to reports, the star, who played Eazy-E in Straight Outta Compton, is under investigation for allegedly attacking a woman in a Boston hotel. Police say they were called to The Ritz early Monday when an 18-year-old woman claimed Mitchell got rough. The police report says she claimed […]