A monument celebrating the love and legacies of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King has risen in Boston—the city where the two first met.
Democratic Massachusetts attorney general candidate Andrea Campbell's primary win all but assures she will be the first Black person elected statewide.
The case Brom and Bett v. Ashley was taken to the County Court of Common Pleas of Great Barrington that same year. Bet and Brom won the case in which they received their freedom, 30 shillings and had their legal fees covered.
Massachusetts GOP candidate Geoff Diehl was caught in a lie that falsely claimed his daughter was made to sign a "white privilege" pledge.
Massachusetts candidate Rayla Campbell's comments about oral sex and children were "inappropriate," not her overall message, Republican Geoff Diehl said.
In the face of Republican opposition, Kamala Harris, the nation's first Black and woman vice president, cast the historic tie-breaking vote in the U.S. Senate to confirm Rachael Rollins as the first-ever Black woman to be U.S. attorney for Massachusetts.
In Swampscott, Massachusetts, a white woman was accused of driving her car towards and nearly colliding with three Black women and their five children. When one of the Black women told her to slow down, she started shouting racial slurs at them as well as making racist remarks. She was sentenced to probation.
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