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Pressley says she’ll prioritize issues of economic inequality
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Pressley says she’ll prioritize issues of economic inequality
Standing before a capacity crowd in the Roxbury Community College Media Arts Center Saturday, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley pledged to battle economic inequality as she took the oath of office in a symbolic swearing-in ceremony, a week after she officially took the oath of office in D.C. After Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey administered the oath, Pressley told the audience she would not celebrate victory until we have realized “equity, equality and justice.”
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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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A betrayal of GOP values
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Editorial
A betrayal of GOP values
Republican leaders who tolerate Donald Trump’s obsession with building a border wall thereby impugn the integrity of the party’s basic philosophy. They are also responsible for inspiring Trump to consider violating the sacrosanct constitutional distinction between the authority of the president and the Congress.
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Local News
Changes in Dudley Sq. restaurants
Dudley Square’s restaurant scene and night life will take a hit soon as Haley House Bakery Cafe temporarily shuts it doors due to revenue losses, its directors announced last Thursday. At the same time, Mayor Martin Walsh was scheduled to announce in his State of the City address Tuesday night the opening of a new live jazz restaurant in the ground floor of the Bolling Municipal Building, also in Dudley Square.
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Pitch-perfect businesses
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Business
Pitch-perfect businesses
Local Initiatives Support Corporation Boston hosted their third annual pitch contest for early-stage startups owned by women and minority entrepreneurs last week in Dorchester, awarding up to $12,500 in cash prizes sponsored by Citizens Bank.
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Color Blocks & Commentary
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Arts & Culture
Color Blocks & Commentary
On Jan. 17, Chicago-born artist Nina Chanel Abney will unveil her site-specific mural at the Institute of Contemporary Art. This is Abney’s first presentation in Boston and will be displayed on the museum’s Sandra and Gerald Fineberg Art Wall, which is accessible to the public without museum admission.
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An editor’s reflections
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Local News
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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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
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McCarthy drops out of 5th District race, Arroyo, Sanon gearing up
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News
McCarthy drops out of 5th District race, Arroyo, Sanon gearing up
Just two weeks after announcing he would seek re-election to the District 5 City Council seat he has represented since 2013, Tim McCarthy last week said he will not run in this year’s race for the Hyde Park-based seat.
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Roving Camera 1-16-19: What would you like to see Ayanna Pressley accomplish in Congress?
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Roving Camera 1-16-19: What would you like to see Ayanna Pressley accomplish in Congress?
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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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Our Story! A Celebration of the African & African American Experience Through Spoken Word, Music & Dance
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Our Story! A Celebration of the African & African American Experience Through Spoken Word, Music & Dance
February 09, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Dorchester
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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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