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Waging peace, healing our nation
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Opinion
Waging peace, healing our nation
We have suffered 255 mass shootings this year – that’s more than 1 mass shooting a day. With every bullet that’s fired, with every life that is stolen, with every community that is torn apart – we are becoming increasingly traumatized.
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International Women Build Confidence Conference Early Bird
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International Women Build Confidence Conference Early Bird
October 11, 2019
6:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Council probes city’s anti-violence funding
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Council probes city’s anti-violence funding
Every year, millions of dollars in federal, state and local funds go into anti-violence efforts in Boston. Last week, City Council President Andrea Campbell held a hearing to investigate the efficacy of local anti-violence efforts.
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No historical basis for myth of white superiority
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Editorial
No historical basis for myth of white superiority
Only a person afflicted with extreme racial bias would conclude that an incompetent white man deserves to be recognized as superior to a well-educated, gracious, person of color with sound character.
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Coalition challenges Tubman House sale
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Local News
Coalition challenges Tubman House sale
Opponents of a plan to redevelop the Harriet Tubman House as condos are pointing to deed restrictions on the South End building and calling for the proposal to be scrapped. The neighborhood's urban renewal plan limits the use of the property to "offices and recreation."
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Group pushes for Dudley pot shop
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Group pushes for Dudley pot shop
Residents sparred over the establishment of a cannabis dispensary in Dudley Square last Wednesday during a community meeting in St. John Missionary Baptist Church, where the dispensary owners presented their business plans, addressed community concerns and made a case to their fellow community members for their support going forward.
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Growing a green business
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Business
Growing a green business
Jahriffe Mackenzie never planned to start Lawn and Beyond Organic Landscaping. But after more than 20 years in the business, Mackenzie says owning and running a landscaping business is just one of his many true callings.
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Build Black Wealth Series - Monthly
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August 14, 2019
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Jon Batiste wows the crowd at Newport Jazz Festival
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Arts & Culture
Jon Batiste wows the crowd at Newport Jazz Festival
The opening concert of the 65th Newport Jazz Festival, held Friday, Aug. 2 at the International Tennis Hall of Fame of the Newport Casino, celebrated the vibrant past, present and future of jazz.
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Roving Camera 8-15-19: How do you think the city should respond to the opiate crisis?
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Roving Camera 8-15-19: How do you think the city should respond to the opiate crisis?
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Boston Scenes 8-15-19: HER Saturday Clinic
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Boston Scenes 8-15-19: HER Saturday Clinic
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Boston Scenes 8-15-19: Hancock at Newport
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Boston Scenes 8-15-19: Hancock at Newport
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Arts & Culture
Revolving Museum’s Poetry Mobile comes to Downtown Crossing
The mobile, a project spearheaded by the Revolving Museum’s founder Jerry Beck, features 300 poems on the vehicle, a basketball hoop for impromptu games, an interior gallery space, artmaking opportunities ¾ and at the Boston opening, a fashion show.
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The Boston Police Department isn’t above the law
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Opinion
The Boston Police Department isn’t above the law
Transparency is a critical component of accountability, and public record laws empower community members by ensuring that they have access to information about our government’s actions. It should not be permissible for BPD, or any other government actor, to shirk that legal and community responsibility.
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