2020 Day of Resilience: Tubman’s message celebrated in sculpture

CAMBRIDGE — There is struggle against injustice, but there is also triumph over adversity.Organized by Alpha Genesis Community Development Corporation, the 2020 Day of Resilience took place Saturday, in honor of African-Americans’ history in Dorchester County and around the nation. The day-long celebration of Black culture began with the unveiling of a sculpture of Harriet […]

Tubman will be celebrated with sculpture

CAMBRIDGE — Day of Resilience 2020 is being organized by Alpha Genesis, CDC with support from the Constituency for Africa (CFA), Dorchester County, and the City of Cambridge. The event will be held on Sept. 12, beginning at noon. Several events will be held on the Dorchester County courthouse green on High Street from noon-1:30 […]

Cambridge BLM mural vandal apologizes

CAMBRIDGE — The confessed vandal of this city’s “Black Lives Matter” mural made a public apology on July 26. He had not been charged with crimes at that point. At the event, State’s Attorney for Dorchester County Bill Jones promised that in the future, African-Americans accused of vandalism would also be given chances to make […]

City protesters demand racial equality

CAMBRIDGE — A series of protests took place in Cambridge on Friday, during Juneteenth observances across the nation remembering the day in 1865 when the last slaves were freed. Local groups gathered in this city, known for its civil rights activism, to call for racial equality. Recent deaths of African Americans, some at the hands […]

Young Ambassadors meet African envoys

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A group of young people and their chaperons reached out to African leaders — and those leaders welcomed them with warmth and understanding during a visit to their nations’ embassies on Feb. 25. The trip was hosted by the Constituency for Africa (CFA), and its CEO/President Melvin Foote. The delegation from Cambridge, […]