The fifth part in a seven week series of Worcester's Community Discussions on Race took place last night at Worcester Technical High School. The focus of this series was the role that media and online social networks play in perpetuating or dismantling racism.

Prior to the event, at the entrance of W...

An investigation may have determined no crime was committed by the hanging of a noose inside a post office in Worcester’s Denholm Building last June, but passions are still running high over the incident, particularly among the minority community. U.S Postal Service (USPS) officials, meanwhile, are...

The city will be coming together next Tuesday at a vigil to combat racism and promote unity after a hangman’s noose was seen at the Post Office in the Denholm building across from City Hall.

The noose, spotted last month by a customer in the employee section of the office, sparked outrage from the NA...

Patricia L. Yancey remembers the stories her late father, Paul Lawrence Rivers, told of how proud he was to be an American citizen and to serve in the Army during the 1940s even though it was segregated and he experienced many instances of racism.  In the Army, he was an ambulance driver and EMT, bu...

WASHINGTON — Richard T. Mackoul couldn’t remember exactly where he was standing

on Aug. 28, 1963. But he remembered buses “as far as I could see” lining the road around the National

Mall. He remembered the crowd going silent while Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his 16-minute speech in front of...

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