Readers share their thoughts and opinions about recent stories published by The New Bedford Light and posted on social media.
The NAACP New Bedford Branch and Lawyers for Civil Rights are joining together for a ‘know your rights’ forum on interactions with police.
This Supreme Court, rather than allowing the law to go through the course of legal challenges, chose to uphold the Texas law as it currently stands, shattering a precedent that has been the law of the land for the past 48 years.
New Bedford Light readers respond to recent stories.
We need smart gentrification, where we build for the future, but without pricing out the people who build that future. We need much more affordable housing in all of SouthCoast, Cape Cod, and the Islands.
A louder debate is taking place over whether there are other aspects of the United States condition, essentially human needs, that should also be considered “infrastructure.”
Eric Lindell knew nothing about what it meant to be Black in America, but he did know what it was like to be poor, to live in a broken home, to endure the silence of long unspoken trauma and to know something of what it meant to live in a world of other people’s ideas about who he was.
Members of the community weigh in on mandatory vaccines and face masks.
Haddocks was the first African American superintendent of the Bristol County House of Correction and Ash Street Jail. He died from COVID-19 on May 13, 2020.
City officials officially opened the South Public Safety Center, the first new police and fire station to be built in New Bedford in more than 50 years.