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Before busing, the ‘Stay Out for Freedom’ boycott rocked Boston
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Before busing, the ‘Stay Out for Freedom’ boycott rocked Boston
On a frigid morning in 1964, students crowded into the assembly hall at St. Mark’s Social Center in Roxbury. Bundled in winter coats and boots, some students wore excited smiles while others stayed straight-faced, waiting. Outside, school buses carrying suburban students waited among piles of snow.
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Boston Comics in Color Festival 2024
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Boston Comics in Color Festival 2024
April 20, 2024
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Boston
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Fani Willis’ affair should not upend Trump Ga. trial
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Fani Willis’ affair should not upend Trump Ga. trial
As the 2024 presidential election moves closer, a number of crucial court cases against likely GOP nominee Donald Trump are also moving forward.
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$4.7 million city funding to support biotech workforce development
Community colleges and two-year institutions are at the center of a city effort to bring more Boston residents, especially those from Black and brown communities, into careers in the booming life sciences industry.
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Mass. Senate unveils Frederick Douglass bust
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Mass. Senate unveils Frederick Douglass bust
The Massachusetts State Senate has added a bust of abolitionist activist Frederick Douglass to its chamber on Beacon Hill. It’s the Senate’s first state-commissioned bust of an African American.
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‘Crown of Times’ a play about Black hair returns for one night only
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‘Crown of Times’ a play about Black hair returns for one night only
Michele Avery and Yvette Modestin share a passion for artistic expression. They have known each other for over 20 years and have partnered on various creative projects. So, coming together to produce a play about the intricacies of Black hair was a natural next step.
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Legacy Pioneers Champions of Equity Gala
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Legacy Pioneers Champions of Equity Gala
Highlights from The Legacy Pioneers Champions of Equity Awards gala. These individuals embody the evolving face of leadership within Boston’s Black community.
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Fate and Faith
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Fate and Faith
March 10, 2024
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Building a more inclusive economy: Q&A with JPMorgan Chase’s Thelma Ferguson
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Building a more inclusive economy: Q&A with JPMorgan Chase’s Thelma Ferguson
All communities should have the resources they need to strengthen their economic futures. This Black History Month, JPMorgan Chase is affirming their commitment to breaking down barriers — including the racial wealth gap — and promoting opportunity for all.
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The Legacy Pioneers: Champions of Equity Awards
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The Legacy Pioneers: Champions of Equity Awards
We are so proud to present The Legacy Pioneers: Champions of Equity Awards, surrounded by the individuals who strive, every day, to contribute to an equitable and just Commonwealth.
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Banner [Virtual] Art Gallery
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Banner [Virtual] Art Gallery
This is the eleventh in a weekly series presenting highlights of conversations between leading Black visual artists in New England. In this week’s podcast, L’Merchie Frazier interviews artist Johnetta Tinker.
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Black students join Gaza war protesters
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Black students join Gaza war protesters
Shea Thompson sees parallels between what is happening in Gaza and what is happening in his own backyard.
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Local program to provide free tax prep services
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Local program to provide free tax prep services
For the 24th year, low- and moderate-income residents in Boston will have access to free tax preparation services through Action for Boston Community Development.
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Dine Out Boston
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Dine Out Boston
March 10, 2024
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Author Keith Boykin probes persistent questions of race
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Author Keith Boykin probes persistent questions of race
Keith Boykin wasn’t planning on writing a book in 2022 when the idea for “Why Does Everything Have to Be about Race?” took hold.
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