James H. Burnett III

Burnett is a culture writer on the Living/Arts team. He previously was a columnist and culture writer for the Miami Herald, where he contributed to award-winning projects on juvenile crime and the deadly 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Burnett has appeared on NPR and CNN.

Latest stories

Framingham adjusts tax rate formula

By , Globe Staff

The Board of Selectmen voted to adjust the formula for calculating this fiscal year’s tax rates.

Brookline firefighter asks for ‘racial climate’ review

By , Globe Staff

The firefighter’s career has been in limbo after a 2010 incident involving a supervisor’s alleged use of a racial slur.

State, MassBay officials review proposals for new campus

By , Globe Staff

State and MassBay Community College officials met behind closed doors in Boston Thursday to begin reviewing proposals for the school’s planned new campus in downtown Framingham.

Brookline removes textbook over passage about slavery

By , Globe Staff

A fifth-grade textbook criticized for downplaying the ills of slavery in America has been removed from Brookline public school classrooms.