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Carlos Watson

It’s time
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Commentary
It’s time
My friends in the Boston legal community were shocked when I announced I’d be retiring from what many of them considered a dream job: Judge of the Superior Court of Massachusetts.
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Ozy founder strikes back in lawsuit
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News
Ozy founder strikes back in lawsuit
The Black founder of Ozy Media, under federal indictment for fraud, filed a $2 billion civil suit last month against a former New York Times media columnist, accusing the journalist of smearing and destroying his company while hiding his multi-million dollar stake in a competing firm.
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Opinion
Carlos Watson prosecutors say the quiet part out loud
When Harvard Law Professor Ronald S. Sullivan Jr. walked into the federal courthouse in Brooklyn last month, he was prepared to denounce what government prosecutors had revealed in writing about their attitude towards African Americans.
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The troubling case of Carlos Watson: ‘Too Black for Business’
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Opinion
The troubling case of Carlos Watson: ‘Too Black for Business’
As a rookie reporter with the Bay State Banner close to 40 years ago, I was assigned a story about a METCO student expelled for allegedly stealing from a student locker in one of the pricey suburbs west of Boston. After interviewing the student, a kid from Dorchester, and a school administrator, I filed the story, which seemed pretty straightforward. But something was clearly eating the editor, Melvin B. Miller, as he bent over the copy in the newsroom.
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