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Activists mark victories during Boston Women’s March
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Activists mark victories during Boston Women’s March
Thousands of people turned out onto Boston Common Saturday for the third annual Women’s March, but the message this year seemed different from those of past years.
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2nd Annual
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2nd Annual "Solutions Series"
February 11, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Roxbury
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Extending King’s economic agenda
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Extending King’s economic agenda
Soon after attending to the implementation of the civil rights legislative gains, King turned to the Poor People’s campaign.
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Growth and survival in Rox
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Business
Growth and survival in Rox
Dwindling affordable housing isn’t the only issue affected by Roxbury’s spate of new developments: area restaurants, many of them minority-owned, are realizing mixed blessings as the neighborhood vastly changes around them.
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Home is where the ‘Heartland’ is
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Arts & Culture
Home is where the ‘Heartland’ is
Language, culture and philosophy blend in “Heartland,” playing at New Repertory Theatre in Watertown through Feb. 9.
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Roving Camera 1-23-19: Does Boston deserve its reputation as a “racist city?”
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Roving Camera 1-23-19: Does Boston deserve its reputation as a “racist city?”
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An editor’s reflections
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An editor’s reflections
The book “Boston’s Banner Years” chronicles the achievements of blacks in the city, providing a counter narrative to common misperceptions about the community.
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We Who Believe in Freedom: A Community Reading Event with Mimi Jones
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We Who Believe in Freedom: A Community Reading Event with Mimi Jones
February 12, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Roxbury
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Boston Scenes 1-17-19: A Community Conversation—The Power of Public Monuments and Why They Matter
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Boston Scenes 1-17-19: A Community Conversation—The Power of Public Monuments and Why They Matter
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Black History
REMEMBERING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR: Spotlight: Ralph Abernathy
Ralph Abernathy was a fellow pastor and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s chief aide during the American civil rights movement. Keep reading to out more about the extraordinary life of this man.
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REMEMBERING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR: Spotlight: Rosa Parks
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Black History
REMEMBERING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR: Spotlight: Rosa Parks
On Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Louise Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus. By staying seated, she stood up to racial injustice in America and helped spark a wave of protest for civil rights in the United States.
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REMEMBERING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR: Teaching kids about King
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Black History
REMEMBERING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR: Teaching kids about King
Civil rights is a complicated issue for even grown-ups to work out and Martin Luther King Jr. Day is more than just a day off school. Here are some activities you and your family can do together to help children understand King and the civil rights movement.
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REMEMBERING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR: The MLK Memorial
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Black History
REMEMBERING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR: The MLK Memorial
Rising 30 feet above the Tidal Basin in Washington D.C. is a granite statue of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. that memorializes the man and his role in the American civil rights movement. Dedicated in 2011, the park sits at 1964 Independence Ave., S.W., with the address memorializing the passage of Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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King's Chapel Choir sings Spirituals!
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King's Chapel Choir sings Spirituals!
January 27, 2019
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Boston
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REMEMBERING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR: Love and nonviolence
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Black History
REMEMBERING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR: Love and nonviolence
Civil rights is a complicated issue for even grown-ups to work out and Martin Luther King Jr. Day is more than just a day off school. Here are some activities you and your family can do together to help children understand King and the civil rights movement.
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