Panels, Discussion, Singing and Speeches at Belmont’s MLK Breakfast

Photo: The poster for the event. Belmont’s 23rd annual Martin Luther King Day Community Breakfast takes places on Monday, Jan. 16, from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. in the Belmont High School Cafeteria, 221 Concord Ave. The guest speaker is Dorothy Stoneman, Belmont resident, Belmont High School graduate, civil rights activist and Founder of YouthBuild. In […]

‘We Have Work To Do’: Challenges Continue As Belmont Honors MLK

Photo: State Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry. While many national political figures have decided to ride the popular wave of refusing to assist the refugees from a chaotic world, State Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry will not stand silent.  “When Dr. King said the measure of a man is not where he stands in a moment of comfort and […]

Protest Raises Awareness of METCO Cuts Impacting Belmont Schools

Photo: The protest outside Belmont High School on Wednesday, June 17. For 12 years, since first coming to the Wellington Elementary School as a first grader, Rashunda Webb has been a young woman on the move. As a METCO student, she traveled from Dorchester to Belmont initially on a bus for her early years before switching to […]

Belmont’s King Breakfast Focus on Cost of Non-Engagement on Race

Belmont’s 21th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast will take place on the King Holiday, Monday, Jan. 19, at Belmont High School, beginning at 8:45 a.m. WGBH Senior Investigative Reporter Phillip Martin will present the keynote address, “What If We Do Nothing?:  Ferguson and the Cost of Non-Engagement.” “The Human Rights Commission is very pleased […]