Hakim Jamal was a Boston original—an engaging author and activist who identified as a recovering alcoholic and addict. He founded the group that created Kwanzaa. His controversial romances with movie stars and models inspired movies decades later.
Hub vinyl icon Skippy White and the tunes Boston has hummed since the ’60s
Here, five individuals associated with RAR share their memories of Boston back then, what they gained from having RAR in their lives, and how, in 2019, we can continue to honor the groundwork RAR laid for a better Boston.
In a state that sets up former inmates for failure, this program offers hope through education and more
“I don’t want to be tough or anything near tough—I understand what tough brings.”