Three young people of color in Boston empowered by the cannabis industry are depending on and inspiring their communities.
The Coolidge Corner has been around for many years with programming that goes beyond just showing the latest releases. Katherine Tallman, head of Coolidge Corner, explains what has always made it stand out.
Film theater projectionists across Boston talk about how the conversion from film to digital affected their theaters.
Independent movie theater owners feel confident about the future and explain how they are still standing in an industry that is always changing.
Grandmothers are often sit at the core of African-American families, as the respected matriarch. While the fundamental role grandmothers have in African American culture is still notable in present-day grandmothers, the image changed. The physical representation of a grandmother has evolved to represent a glamorous way of life – a way of life that embraces the 21st century phenomenon of being a “glam-ma.”
Hair education is like any other education. All students get the basics. But in the field of hair, the more complex work involves hair belonging to people of color and some stylists don’t have that knowledge.
When she called the police to report the threats, she said their response left her disheartened because all Faron Fares was doing was providing hair care for devote Muslim women. Her situation highlights issues of diversity in Boston hair salons.
Single mothers have a hard time finding affordable housing in the Boston area. Shelters offer homeless families a place to stay, but it is not a good option for single mothers.
A higher education degree is the first step for single mothers to find a decent job and improve their living standard. It may also motivate their next generation.
Single mothers take on many responsibilities so they hardly have time to pursue a college degree. However, many organizations in Boston advocate to help single mothers finish their academic study.