Local Entrepreneur Launches Diverse Organic Product Line

Published in the Bay State Banner, January 11, 2017 Photo: courtesy Made Organics There are few things more comforting than a mother’s touch — whether it’s a homemade meal, a note in your lunchbox, or a buttery moisturizer. Bernette Dawson, mother of two, sells handcrafted organic, grooming products using only fair trade ingredients through her… Read More Local Entrepreneur Launches Diverse Organic Product Line

Mayor leads city forum on racism

Published in the Bay State Banner, November 22, 2016 Photo provided by Mayor’s Office The Cutler Majestic Theatre was at full capacity on Saturday morning with students, educators, elected officials, community organizers and other Boston residents who were ready to have a difficult but necessary talk. Mayor Martin Walsh, in partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation’s… Read More Mayor leads city forum on racism

Chef-entrepreneurs open eatery on Roxbury/South End border

Published in the Bay State Banner, December 21, 2016 Photo by Jose Luis Martinez For Douglass Williams, Italian cuisine is the most relatable food in the world. Perhaps it’s the comforting flavors of olive oil and Parmesan, or the versatility of pasta, but Williams believes it can bring people together. MIDA, which is Italian for… Read More Chef-entrepreneurs open eatery on Roxbury/South End border

2016 – Festival Betances Celebrates Latin American Culture & Community History

Published in the Bay State Banner, July 21, 2016 Last week, New England’s longest running Latino festival, Festival Betances, celebrated its 43rd year in the Villa Victoria Community in the South End. The festival’s history is rooted in triumph against gentrification and displacement and has become a weekend event where multiple Latin nationalities come together… Read More 2016 – Festival Betances Celebrates Latin American Culture & Community History