‘Groove City’ film shows need for honesty, healing

CAMBRIDGE — “You Don’t Know Nothin’ Bout Groove City,” a 60-minute documentary produced by WHCP Radio in conjunction with a community advisory committee, debuted at the Dorchester Center for the Arts on Feb. 29. For more than an hour, a standing room crowd of more than 250 people watched the story of Cambridge’s identity as […]

Town Square, June 24, 2020

Town Square is an opinion column to which readers can submit their views. As a true community newspaper, we’re always looking for ways to include local thought and pertinent viewpoints. This column is a way to share those thoughts. Civility and fair comment will always prevail.Readers had much to say about the “Black Lives Matter” […]

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 […]

Cambridge’s Race Street has a message: ‘Black Lives Matter’

CAMBRIDGE — Race Street has a message for residents of the town and anyone else driving through downtown. “Black Lives Matter” is being painting in large white letters down the middle of the road, created by a group of activists and artists. The display mirrors a similar project in Washington, D.C., in which city workers […]

Black lives, all lives

As we were marching down Washington Street in Cambridge during the Black Lives Matter march to Spring Valley laston June 7, an angry, young, white woman leaped onto her front porch and screamed at us, “All lives matter, all lives matter, all lives matter.”“What do you say to that?” the woman walking next to me […]