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Harvard protest encampment, supported by Black student groups, dismantled
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Harvard protest encampment, supported by Black student groups, dismantled
When students at Harvard voluntarily dismantled their encampment last week, it marked the end of a month of protests across the Greater Boston area as students across the region voiced their opposition to university investments in companies with ties to Israel as the country continues its war in Gaza.
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Dreams can come true: America’s first Black astronaut candidate finally goes to space at age 90
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Dreams can come true: America’s first Black astronaut candidate finally goes to space at age 90
As we look back in time to evaluate how our society treated Black and brown military men and scientists in the 1960s, it is not surprising to hear the many stories of discrimination and obstacles to career advancement caused by racial bias.
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Benjamin Healthcare Center hires new administrator as it works to get back on track
For Delicia Mark, stepping into the administrator’s role at the Edgar P. Benjamin Healthcare Center on Mission Hill is a homecoming.
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South Africa facing watershed elections as ANC support slips
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South Africa facing watershed elections as ANC support slips
When Nelson Mandela and his African Nationalist Congress party swept South Africa’s first post-apartheid elections in 1994, hopes were high for an economic and social transformation of the country. Thirty years and six national election cycles later, poverty and inequality remain endemic, crime rates have skyrocketed, the power grid is failing and trust in the governing ANC has eroded after serial corruption scandals.
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Fighting erasure of our culture
Black music culture, with all of our literature, scholarship, poetry, visual arts, paintings and dance, is a treasure of incrediblea value and human achievement at every level.
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‘It’s never too late’: EMT, father of five delivers RCC student graduate address
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‘It’s never too late’: EMT, father of five delivers RCC student graduate address
James Anderson stood on a stage last Friday with his friends, family, classmates and other Roxbury Community College affiliates looking on. He was clad in a black graduation cap and gown, with stoles draped on his shoulders, and gold and blue chords and a medal adorning his regalia. “Hello everyone. I’m a little nervous up here, trying not to cry,” he said. “I’ve got some tears building up. But it’s alright.”
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Ensuring a safe, positive birthing experience for black women: Health information brought to you by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
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Chamber honors local firms with Small Business of  the Year awards
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Chamber honors local firms with Small Business of the Year awards
The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce honored six local firms this month with Small Business of the Year awards in categories that included cultural excellence, community impact and CEO leadership.
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A colorful Roxbury taproom is Boston’s latest jazz spot
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A colorful Roxbury taproom is Boston’s latest jazz spot
In 2023, a newly renovated historic building became the location of Long Live Roxbury, a taproom serving various beers, pilsners, stouts and sours. Built in the 1800s, the Boston Piano Company edifice on Hampden Street maintains its recognizable Boston charm on the outside, while an event series inside leans into another part of this city’s identity: live music.
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ABCD’s Walnut Grove Head Start takes part in 'African Explosion'
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ABCD’s Walnut Grove Head Start takes part in 'African Explosion'
ABCD’s Walnut Grove Head Start participated in the African Explosion that featured cultural dance by performer Sir Taylor, a self defined peacemaker and an original member of the Jesse White Tumblers in Chicago.
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Ravens lacrosse team flying high at Portsmouth Abbey
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Ravens lacrosse team flying high at Portsmouth Abbey
The Portsmouth Abbey lacrosse team recently completed an outstanding 17-3 season with Zach Chatterton stalking the midfield for the private school in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
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This is the 22nd interview in a weekly series presenting highlights of conversations between leading Black visual artists in New England. In this week’s installment, artist Lucilda Dassardo-Cooper talks to artist Bryan McFarlane.
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