Comments pour in from advocates, readers and public officials. “I am extremely discouraged, saddened, shocked, and angry,” says one reader.
The ruling does not mean that abortion is banned throughout the United States. Rather, arguments about the legality of abortion will now play out in state legislatures.
As historians have long documented, emancipations did not remove all the shackles that prevented Black people from obtaining full citizenship rights.
Blackness is seen as a struggle and Black culture carries a negativity with it in society, but this programming acknowledges Blackness and cultural heritage and creates a sense of belonging.
The author has seen the results of the education and possibilities that the program offers. Some of the students are now nurses, some have become teachers, some local activists and some are still deciding.
In objecting to such things as women voting before 1920, gay rights, and immigrants getting driver’s licenses, people ignore and choose to violate an 1843 law still on the books.
Restoring Turner Pond gateway and access to the Acushnet Cedar Swamp could introduce the public to nature pulsing within the city.
Following is the text of an Instagram message to The New Bedford Light, published with permission from the writer, Rita Campoli. New Bedford Light, I want to try to convey […]
A Washington Post-ABC News poll showed that 6 in 10 Americans reported that their confidence in police officers has been shaken. The same percent believe that police officers are not held accountable for their unlawful behavior.
In no small measure, Donald Trump contributed to the crisis in Ukraine by his actions and inactions during and after his presidency. By enabling Vladimir Putin to pursue his personal […]