Frank Salemme mob boss trial: closing arguments

Frank Salemme is 84 years old and shuffles slowly into the courtroom each morning, wearing a suit and tie and smiling and chatting with his lawyer. He looks no more intimidating than your average dapper, good-natured older gentleman. But decades ago, he was the leader of the Boston mafia, and a murder that took place […]

Racism in action

Renee Graham’s latest Boston Globe column, entitled “You can read the white rage in their MAGA hats,”¬†might just be the most ridiculous thing I have ever read. In it, she criticizes as racist a group of “white teenage boys” for wearing “Make America Great Again” hats to the National Museum of African American History¬†& Culture. […]