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Bombshell confessional letter links NYPD, FBI to Malcolm X’s murder
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Bombshell confessional letter links NYPD, FBI to Malcolm X’s murder
A New York cop’s deathbed confession of involvement in the assassination of Black Power icon Malcolm X led the family of the former Nation of Islam leader to call last week for a full re-opening of the investigation into the murder.
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Whittier Street Health Center Women for Whittier Virtual Afternoon Tea
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Whittier Street Health Center Women for Whittier Virtual Afternoon Tea
March 09, 2021
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White immigrants have greater odds at success than longstanding Black citizens
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White immigrants have greater odds at success than longstanding Black citizens
America has always been considered to be the land of milk and honey. If you work hard and follow the rules, success was sure to follow. But with COVID-19 rampant and political unrest not so uncommon, financial security is far less certain. And for many Blacks, losses due to racial discrimination still abide.
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State Rep. Jon Santiago enters mayoral race
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State Rep. Jon Santiago enters mayoral race
State Rep. Jon Santiago announced his campaign for mayor of Boston last week, via a campaign video and the launch of his site, Jon-Santiago.com. The emergency room doctor and former U.S. Army captain has been in office since 2018 representing the South End and parts of Roxbury, the Back Bay and Fenway.
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Parents, Boston Latin Academy grads seek say in alumni association
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Parents, Boston Latin Academy grads seek say in alumni association
Graduates of Boston Latin Academy say a group of Girls Latin grads have shut them out of the school’s alumni association.
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Business
COVID relief for Black businesses
Over the past year, COVID-19 and its variants have plagued the globe, taking lives and interrupting normal activities in virtually all areas of life. For Black America, already plagued with steep health, income and wealth disparities, coping with the pandemic has been even more painful. 
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Capturing history: Photographer Sam Williams documents local protests
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Arts & Culture
Capturing history: Photographer Sam Williams documents local protests
Photographer Sam Williams has made a name for himself in Boston for his intimate and probing portraits, landscapes and wedding photography. When he began photographing the Black Lives Matter protests in May of 2020, he found himself in completely different photographic territory.
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Comics in Color Festival
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April 24, 2021
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Prostate cancer: A tailored  approach
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Prostate cancer: A tailored approach
The prostate gland is not known for its size. It’s not much bigger than a walnut. That does not diminish its role, however. Nor its complications.
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Cannabis 101: What to know about choosing the right strain from 100 possibilities
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How Black And Latino Leaders Are Shaping The Future Of EdTech E-Learning
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How Black And Latino Leaders Are Shaping The Future Of EdTech E-Learning
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Iguana Music Fund supports local musicians
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Arts & Culture
Iguana Music Fund supports local musicians
Passim, the Cambridge music organization and performance venue, has awarded more than $40,000 to 24 musicians through its 2020 Iguana Music Fund. The annual fund awards local artists with resources to work on career-building projects and activities with a community service spin. This year, the grants are especially crucial.
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Chinatown art installation celebrates Year of the Ox
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Arts & Culture
Chinatown art installation celebrates Year of the Ox
On Feb. 12, a new installation sprouted in Auntie Kay and Uncle Frank Chin Park in the Chinatown section of Boston’s Rose Kennedy Greenway. “The Herd,” by local artist Andy Li, celebrates the Year of the Ox in a text and fiber art piece, a series of banners displaying messages in English and Chinese.
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Seventh Annual Boston Diversity Career Fair 2021
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Seventh Annual Boston Diversity Career Fair 2021
March 26, 2021
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Boston
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District 6 candidates face off in forum
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District 6 candidates face off in forum
Housing affordability, police reform and the racial wealth gap were among the issues on the table Monday during the first candidate forum for the District 6 City Council seat, during which Kendra Hicks and Mary Tamer answered questions from Greater Boston Young Democrats and Young Democrats of Massachusetts.
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