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Thousands rally for abortion rights
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Thousands rally for abortion rights
Thousands gathered in downtown Boston Friday evening expressing grief, anger and frustration over the Supreme Court’s decision to reverse Roe v. Wade and end federal protection of abortion rights.
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Ready Set Dance Summer Intensive
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Editorial
A heterogeneous culture
A common objective among those working to achieve racial equality is to attain a spirit of unity among their adherents. This is more difficult than it might seem because there is a false belief in America that individuals are primarily defined by the color of their skin. Therefore, all Blacks are considered to be the same, although they are not.
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Wu reaches deal, averts receivership
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Wu reaches deal, averts receivership
Massachusetts Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Jeff Riley last week recommended the state’s board of education label the Boston Public Schools an underperforming district, a designation that would give him the authority to approve an improvement plan for the district.
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City releases audit of publicly-owned land
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City releases audit of publicly-owned land
Mayor Michelle Wu last week announced the completion of a city-wide land audit — dubbed the “Public Land for Public Good: Citywide Land Audit” — that has assessed and cataloged all city-owned property in order to begin reimagining uses to better serve Bostonians.
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Two candidates will be interviewed for BPS superintendent
Boston Public Schools officials announced two finalists in the search for the district’s next superintendent will be interviewed this week in a series of public meetings.
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This summer, students are planning their own return to the office
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This summer, students are planning their own return to the office
With offices and workplaces closed during the pandemic, many young people looking for work experience to boost their resumes were shut out. But that didn’t mean opportunity didn’t exist. Who else could better weather this storm than the Gen Z or Zoomer generation?
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MassQ Ball 2022 | Event Series | Communities of Color Unite to Celebrate Nature and Arts
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Designing Motherhood
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Designing Motherhood
One of the most intimate experiences and relations in life, motherhood, is the focus of a new exhibition at the MassArt Art Museum (MAAM).
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Mass. 54th Regiment monument rededicated
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Mass. 54th Regiment monument rededicated
Hundreds of dignitaries gathered in front of the State House last week for the rededication of the newly-restored Robert Gould Shaw and Massachusetts 54th Regiment memorial.
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Uvalde Police Dept., Texas governor block release of records on shooting
In the past week, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has joined the growing list of state and local officials fighting the release of records that could help bring clarity to how the emergency response unfolded during last month’s deadly shooting in Uvalde.
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The 54th Regiment, memorialized in music
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The 54th Regiment, memorialized in music
As part of the rededication ceremony for the 54th Massachusetts Regiment Memorial on the Boston Common, Berklee College of Music Professor Julius P. Williams composed a song celebrating the monument.
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ProBlak debuts Greenway mural ‘Breathe Life Together’
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ProBlak debuts Greenway mural ‘Breathe Life Together’
“Breathe Life Together” by Rob “ProBlak” Gibbs is the latest installment in the local artist’s “Breathe Life” series that illustrates Black children in moments of joy and empowerment.
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Politicians urge action on Mass and Cass
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Politicians urge action on Mass and Cass
A group of Massachusetts elected officials are calling on state and local law enforcement to execute a sweep of outstanding criminal warrants and to clear people with mental health issues and substance use disorder from the corridor near Melnea Cass Boulevard and Massachusetts Avenue, known as Mass. and Cass.
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