Southwick Regional High School students in Massachusetts are accused of of creating a "slave auction" in a Snapchat group called "Black people are low class."

De'Shawn Washington was honored with the Teacher of the Year award in Massachusetts.

Sound about white: John Sheeran, accused of trying to drown a Black teen in Chatham, Massachusetts who his friend called George Floyd, has been released from a Cape Cod jail.

In Massachusetts,  a 14-year-old white teen was indicted after being accused of trying to drown a Black boy. 

In Massachusetts, a Black teen died after taking part in a social media challenge called the “One Chip Challenge.”


A daycare worker was criminally charged for allegedly taping a Black 2-year-old girl's mouth shut during an alleged tantrum in suburban Boston last week.


Supporters of the bill say it would "restore bodily autonomy to incarcerated folks" and help more people of color find a match for donors.

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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.

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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.