The Bay State Banner

The Bay State Banner is New England’s longest-running black-owned newspaper. Founded in 1965 to serve the city’s African-American population, the Banner has provided in-depth coverage of the social movements, political developments, events and ideas in the Greater Boston area’s African-American, Latino and Asian communities. Our newspaper focuses on areas including criminal justice policy, education, politics, real estate development and the arts through the lens of communities of color.

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