Category: Opinion

Op-ed: A Just Society Doesn’t Criminalize Girls

By Congresswoman              Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and      Dr. Monique W. Morris, Ed.D. Too frequently, educational justice is denied for girls – especially for girls of color. Schools should be the safest place for our children and yet, for many girls of…

Op-ed: Who Makes Christmas?

By Dr. Glenn Mollette As we approach Christmas day let’s take a moment to salute the grand women of Christmas. My wife knocks herself out preparing for events like Thanksgiving and Christmas. She started preparing the Thanksgiving meal two weeks…

Be Sure to Vote Tuesday

This Tuesday, Nov. 5, is election day in cities and some towns across the state for local offices, including mayoral and council contests. Not too long ago, local elections in Massachusetts routinely drew voter turnouts of 80-90 percent, almost equivalent…