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Whittier employees fired in advance of union vote
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Whittier employees fired in advance of union vote
Thirteen Whittier Street Health Center employees who were fired last Thursday were offered their positions back Sunday afternoon after they rallied in protest outside the clinic last Friday. Tuesday morning, the workers received emails notifying them they would be eligible to return to work Wednesday, the day they’re scheduled to vote on whether to join SEIU 1199, a local that organizes health care workers.
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Boston Art & Music Soul Festival: BAMSFEST
June 23, 2018
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Asian American group joins forces with anti-affirmative action effort
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Asian American group joins forces with anti-affirmative action effort
The Asian American Coalition for Education has joined in a lawsuit alleging that Harvard has unlawfully denied admission to a large number of Asian students with high admission test scores and grade point averages. They have charged Harvard with racial discrimination.
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SJC nixes Millionaires tax question
In a major blow to education and transportation advocates, the state’s Supreme Judicial Court has blocked the so-called millionaires tax from appearing on the November ballot.
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Lawrence-based business program has far-reaching impact
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Lawrence-based business program has far-reaching impact
EParaTodos is the Spanish-language version of Entrepreneurship for All (EForAll), a nonprofit program dedicated to advancing economic and social impact through entrepreneurship in small cities throughout Massachusetts.
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This is Africa
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Arts & Culture
This is Africa
The African Cultural Council has hosted the Lowell African Festival every year since 2000. On Saturday, June 16, the tradition continued on the banks of the Merrimack River. Crowds of festival goers from Lowell’s African communities gathered to eat, drink and dance to the sounds of headlining band Mamadou Diop.
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Vinicius draws on musical resources in Cambridge concert
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Vinicius draws on musical resources in Cambridge concert
When great Brazilian vocalist, songwriter and guitarist Vinicius Cantuária performs, he draws from veins of modern Brazilian music that in no small way he helped to shape, including Tropicália, an inventive melding of bossa nova, samba, and African roots music in the 60s as well as the innovations of Musica Popular Brasileiera (MPB) that spread to jazz in both Brazil and the USA.
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June 16, 2018
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Protesters denounce Trump admin. family separation policy
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Protesters denounce Trump admin. family separation policy
Last Thursday, hundreds of demonstrators gathered in front of the State House to protest the separation of children from their parents at the United States-Mexico Border.
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Landmarks Commission to study historic African Orthodox Church
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Landmarks Commission to study historic African Orthodox Church
The Boston Landmarks Commission, in a hearing June 12, voted unanimously to accept for further study a community-generated petition to designate the former St. James African Orthodox Church at 50 Cedar Street in Roxbury as a Boston Landmark.
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A micro unit comes to Fields Corner
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A micro unit comes to Fields Corner
General contractor Vivian Girard is planning to construct a 14-unit building on a lot he owns near the corner of Westville Street and Geneva Avenue, with units as small as 260 square feet and rents as low as $650 a month.
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Roving Camera 6-21-18: What do you think of the president’s policy of separating children from their families at the U.S. border?
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Roving Camera 6-21-18: What do you think of the president’s policy of separating children from their families at the U.S. border?
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Boston Scenes 6-21-18: Roxbury homecoming
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Boston Scenes 6-21-18: Roxbury homecoming
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"Sip & Support" Community Service Fundraiser
June 16, 2018
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Boston Scenes 6-21-18: Beautiful Me Girls Conference
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Boston Scenes 6-21-18: Beautiful Me Girls Conference
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