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Boston activists strategize on housing affordability
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Boston activists strategize on housing affordability
A group calling itself Dorchester Growing Together is advocating a YIMBY, or “yes-in-my-backyard” approach to development, calling on Dorchester residents to support the dense development projects commonly shunned by abutters in Boston neighborhoods.
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5th Annual Hoop Hop Basketball Tournament
August 18, 2018
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Roxbury
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Capuano, Pressley debate at UMass
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Capuano, Pressley debate at UMass
Despite near-identical stances on numerous issues, at a recent event, U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano and at-large Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley delineated differences in their leadership style and approach to the issues facing the people of the Massachusetts 7th Congressional District.
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Are whites too quick to call 911?
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Are whites too quick to call 911?
Oumou Kanoute, a black sophomore at Smith College, was quizzed by a police officer and a college employee as she studied in a dorm dining hall, after another employee reported a suspicious person laying down in the cafeteria to police.
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Voters in 7th Congressional District must choose wisely
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Voters in 7th Congressional District must choose wisely
The sophisticated voter must treat the September election as decisive. Since the candidates hold similar positions on the political issues, voters must decide whether the fact that Pressley is a woman and is black is sufficient to outweigh Capuano’s record of achievement.
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Boston Scenes 8-16-18: Restoring the Shaw 54th Regiment Memorial
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Boston Scenes 8-16-18: Restoring the Shaw 54th Regiment Memorial
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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ will make you root for love
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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ will make you root for love
Based on author Kevin Kwan’s book of the same name, “Crazy Rich Asians” is the first movie with an all-Asian principal cast to hit the big screen since “The Joy Luck Club” was released in 1993.
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International Women Build Confidence Conference
October 12, 2018
6:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Cambridge
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'Black Radical Women’ exhibit on view at ICA
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'Black Radical Women’ exhibit on view at ICA
All the works speak to the ongoing struggle of African American women to claim their place in an art world and society dominated by those unlike themselves. That they succeeded is evident both in the caliber of the show and the prominence of so many black women artists today.
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BCA exhibit exposes immigration policy
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Arts & Culture
BCA exhibit exposes immigration policy
Seven artists dissect immigration, deportation, ICE detention and many other weighty topics in the timely, haunting exhibition “Resistant Currents,” at the BCA’s Mills Gallery through Sept. 23.
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Gregory Groover Jr. debuts new spiritual album
Berklee alumnus Gregory Groover, Jr. found his passion in church. Not in the cloth, though both his parents are pastors, but in the spirituals performed at every service.
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Electrical engineers, electricians in high demand in these markets
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Electrical engineers, electricians in high demand in these markets
Electrical engineer is the most popular job on ZipRecruiter right now. In fact, among millions of daily job searches, the top five in June were all for positions within the electrical engineering field.
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Roxbury firm innovates security industry
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Roxbury firm innovates security industry
Under the physical security category, Windwalker offers support, such as risk assessments, and protections, such as armed guard services. Cybersecurity services include defense of intellectual property and other infrastructures, as well as proactive management of cyber-risk.
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Goodwill Starts Human Services Training Program Oct. 1
October 01, 2018
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Boston
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U.S. banks are now questioning customers’ citizenship
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U.S. banks are now questioning customers’ citizenship
Jessica Salazar Collins, a Bank of America customer for nearly 20 years, called the bank to ask why her debit card had been declined. Eventually, she learned that her account had been frozen, because her husband had not responded to a bank postcard inquiring about his citizenship status.
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