Race, Justice, and America’s Oldest Public High School
There's more fallout from Tuesday's resignation of the headmaster of Boston Latin School. Lynne Mooney Teta stepped down after months of controversy and an ongoing federal inquiry into allegations of racism at the school.
There's one thing our guests have agreed on when it comes to the allegations of racism at Boston Latin School -- the current controversy is the latest chapter in a long, unfinished struggle for the city.
We spoke with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh about the state legislature's opioid bill, challenges at Boston Public Schools, MBTA fare hikes and his passionate opposition to a November ballot question that would legalize marijuana in Massachusetts.
Wednesday, U.S. Attorney for the district of Massachusetts Carmen Ortiz announced that her office would be launching its own investigation into alleged civil rights violations at BLS.
Michael Curry, president of the Boston chapter of the NAACP and other black leaders in the city said they planned to file a complaint with the US Attorney's Office, demanding a more thorough investigation of the racial climate at the historic Boston Latin School.