Boston Globe reports: Boston’s schools are becoming resegregated

By James Vaznis GLOBE STAFF  AUGUST 04, 2018 View this story at: https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/08/04/boston-schools-are-becoming-resegregated/brwPhLuupRzkOtSa9Gi6nL/story.html   An alarming pattern of racial segregation has re-emerged in the Boston Public School system over the last two decades, according to a Globe analysis, largely the consequence of steps taken by city and school officials to allow more students to attend schools in their neighborhoods as they did prior to court-ordered busing. Nearly 60 percent of the city’s schools meet the definition of being intensely segregated — meaning students […]

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In Studio TV with Janine Fondon shares stories of inspiration and action—State Senate Candidate Amaad Rivera, Donna Haghighat of the Women’s Fund and two local animators—Katie Taccone and Michelle Moore

By Rachel M. Carkhuff Lights! Camera! Action! The latest In Studio episode can be found on West Springfield Public Access TV’s Channel 15 YouTube page. Watch it now! In Studio is a monthly show featuring opportunities, resources and inspirational stories from the Greater Western Massachusetts community and beyond. In Studio host Janine Fondon, a professor at Bay Path University, sat down with four wonderful guests: Amaad Rivera, a local State Representative candidate, Donna Haghighat, CEO of The Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts, Michelle Moore, […]

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HBO Announces Call For Entries For 2019 Asian Pacific American Visionaries Short Film Competition

Three winners will have their works premiere on HBO in 2019. Shown is the 2018 reel highlighting the winner. HBO, home to the shows that everyone is talking about,  announced today the call for entries for its third annual Asian Pacific American Visionaries, the leading short film competition showcasing cinematic storytellers of Asian and Pacific Islander descent. The top three winners will receive cash prizes and the opportunity to premiere their works on HBO (and/or its on-demand, digital and/or social […]

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Viewpoint: Old School and New School

The Reverend Al. Sharpton, rapper Pharoahe Monch and Rapper Young Paris join Ari Melber to discuss the week’s biggest news stories, including a new indictment by Special Counsel Mueller that charges 12 Russian agents with hacking Clinton email servers and attempting to meddle in the 2016 election. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc

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