In the wake of one of the most divisive presidential campaigns in history, reports of escalating violence, bigotry, and hate crimes have abounded. Yet there is no way to know for sure if these acts are increasing. No reliable national data on hate crimes exist, and no government agency is documenting lower-level incidents of harassment and intimidation.
That’s why The Boston Globe is joining a national coalition of media outlets and other organizations in Documenting Hate, a project led by ProPublica, a nonprofit investigative newsroom, that will collect and verify these reports. If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate. The information you submit in the form below will remain confidential.
Goodwin died Sunday evening at his home in Concord. Doris Kearns Goodwin said he died after a brief bout with cancer.Continue reading »
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With one of the oldest prison populations in the country, the state is looking to reduce the number of incapacitated and ill inmates, potentially saving taxpayers millions.Continue reading »
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In an effort to speed up the delivery of MCAS results, the state is exploring the idea of replacing human scorers with a computer program.Continue reading »
The architect who owns the Piano Craft Guild building has notified tenants of the last five workspaces in the 174-unit building that their time is up at the end of 2018.Continue reading »