Citizen Schools helps level the playing field for students who grow up in low-income households by extending and enriching the school day with hands-on projects and citizen mentors.
In a second video posted Wednesday, Scott Brown supporters' war whoops are heard as Brown criticizes Elizabeth Warren's claims of Native American heritage. Brown apologized for staff members shouting war whoops and performing tomahawk chops during a rally days earlier in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood.
When victims go behind bars to talk with those who did them harm, they receive something the legal system doesn't provide: a chance to find real closure, maybe even forgiveness.
The Boston area has one of the largest Haitian populations in the US. The community is trying to overcome its shock to find ways to help Haiti after its devastating earthquake.
The death of Ashley “A.J.” Jewell follows the killing of an honors student in Chicago. Some African Americans criticize Obama for not addressing black-on-black violence.
Minority justices warn that the guilty 'will go free on the most technical grounds.'
In sprucing up playgrounds, the Boston Schoolyard Initiative has found a way to help kids learn.