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Dot Block project raises displacement concerns
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Dot Block project raises displacement concerns
Developers of one of the largest residential complexes planned for Dorchester squared off against affordable housing activists at a meeting Monday, defending the Dot Block project against charges that it will drive up rents in the area and force longtime residents out of the city.
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The 19th Amendment failed to enfranchise all women
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The 19th Amendment failed to enfranchise all women
An article in the Sunday New York Times entitled “When the suffrage movement sold out” showed how the suffragettes had failed to secure the voting rights of their black sisters in the South. It will be of interest to note whether gender solidarity holds up as the 115th Congress presses forward on controversial issues.
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New data show more diverse Boston
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New data show more diverse Boston
The city of Boston’s population has continued to grow and become more diverse over the past seven years, according to a report by the Boston Planning and Development Agency released last month.
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New investments, cuts in BPS budget
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New investments, cuts in BPS budget
Boston Public Schools officials last week announced a $1.39 billion budget and highlighted targeted investments in science instruction, supports for schools facing budget reductions and in-class administration of the ISEE exam the district uses for admission to its three exam high schools.
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Are Dudley businesses in peril?
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Business
Are Dudley businesses in peril?
Following the news of Haley House cafe temporarily closing and a flood of other businesses in the area following suit, Roxbury community members mobilized last Saturday morning at an emergency roundtable to discuss solutions for what they’re calling an economic crisis.
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#HellaBlack Performance celebrates unapologetic black art
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Arts & Culture
#HellaBlack Performance celebrates unapologetic black art
On Tuesday, Feb. 5, the Boston Center for the Arts’ Mills Gallery came alive with the sights and sounds of black talent. “#HellaBlack: BCA Mixtape Vol. 1” was a one-night pop-up celebration of Boston’s wide-ranging artists of color.
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Can A Woman Raise A Man: Stage Play
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Roving Camera 2-13-19: What would you like to see in a presidential candidate?
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Roving Camera 2-13-19: What would you like to see in a presidential candidate?
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Boston Scenes 2-15-19: Economic Development Center
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Boston Scenes 2-15-19: Economic Development Center
Mayor Martin Walsh attends the Economic Development Center Launch in the Bolling Building.
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Angela Davis speaks about gender violence, racism
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Angela Davis speaks about gender violence, racism
Angela Davis, the renowned civil rights activist, feminist and academic, spoke Saturday night to a sold-out auditorium of Boston University students, former students and faculty.
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Developers say P3 near ready for groundbreaking
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Developers say P3 near ready for groundbreaking
Twelve years after development rights were granted to Elma Lewis Partners, LLC, construction is set to begin in April on Parcel P-3 in Roxbury, to be known as Tremont Crossing, the project’s developers say.
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Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
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Black History
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
On Tremont Street in Lower Roxbury there is a building with a mural on it. It features the likeness of Frederick Douglass. Who was Frederick Douglass?
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Building Black Wealth Monthly Series
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Black history is American history
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Black History
Black history is American history
In 2018, the tomb holding Martin Luther King Jr. was covered in plastic while workers spruced up the reflecting pool that surrounds it. Written in the tiles is King’s promise that he will never be satisfied “until justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream.”
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