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Boston students protest state’s COVID policies
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Boston students protest state’s COVID policies
Scores of Boston Public Schools students walked out of class Friday in protest of the district and state’s response to the surge in COVID cases that has seen nearly 3,000 students and staff infected between the end of winter break and Jan. 12.
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Railroad Hobby Show
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January 29, 2022
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Voting rights under fire
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Voting rights under fire
Voting rights was always the primary goal of the Civil Rights Movement. Segregation and racial discrimination were demeaning, inconvenient and insulting, but Blacks always understood that power at the polls was the only way to eliminate second-class citizenship.
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Tanisha Sullivan announces bid for secretary of state
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Tanisha Sullivan announces bid for secretary of state
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Notice to our newspaper readers
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Notice to our newspaper readers
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Warren joins Poor People’s Campaign
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Warren joins Poor People’s Campaign
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, who has been among those attempting to advance the voting rights legislation and do away with the filibuster, shared her thoughts on the mission of the Poor People’s Campaign march and her role in the current fight in the senate
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Focusing on financial health
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Focusing on financial health
When was the last time you looked at your bank account balance? According to a recent study, over 60 percent of Americans check their balance at least once week. This is a habit, if practiced the right way, can you put on the path to achieving your financial goals.
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Mr. Parent
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January 13, 2022
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Rising Black composer Kevin Day premieres work with Sheffield Chamber Players
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Arts & Culture
Rising Black composer Kevin Day premieres work with Sheffield Chamber Players
This month, composer Kevin Day headlines the Sheffield Chamber Players’ “A Brand New Day” program, a selection of chamber works centered on the world premiere of Day’s “String Quartet No. 5.”
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Enroll at Roxbury Community College – Spring Classes Start Soon!
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Enroll at Roxbury Community College – Spring Classes Start Soon!
At RCC, Your Future is Our Focus, now and always. We know that every student is unique and has different preferences for online or in-person learning. When you enroll at RCC, you can register for the courses that work best for YOU.
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Rollins takes reins at U.S. attorney office
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Rollins takes reins at U.S. attorney office
After a contentious confirmation process, during which GOP lawmakers fought her appointment, Rachael Rollins made history Monday when she was sworn in as U.S. attorney for Massachusetts, the first Black woman to hold that position.
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Beach bound: Florida’s Amelia Island offers  history, cuisine and community
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Lifestyle
Beach bound: Florida’s Amelia Island offers history, cuisine and community
Amelia Island stretches just 13 miles along the coast of Northern Florida, bordering Georgia. Rich in history and boasting a thriving contemporary food scene, the island blends the Southern charm of Savannah, Georgia with the tropical scenery of a coastal community.
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USPS Black Heritage stamp honors Edmonia Lewis
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Arts & Culture
USPS Black Heritage stamp honors Edmonia Lewis
On Jan. 26, the United States Postal Service will honor African American and Native American sculptor Edmonia Lewis with a new “forever” stamp.
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Next Jazz Legacy program to grant fellowships to women and nonbinary jazz musicians
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Next Jazz Legacy program to grant fellowships to women and nonbinary jazz musicians
Next Jazz Legacy, a collaborative program between the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice and New Music USA, is days away from granting its first six fellowships to women and nonbinary improvisers in jazz.
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