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Population changes upend voting patterns
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Population changes upend voting patterns
Gentrification of Boston neighborhoods has led to lower turnout across the city, particularly in predominantly white, working-class areas.
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The Last Five Years
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November 12, 2021
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Essaibi George details plans for boosting equity
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Essaibi George details plans for boosting equity
Boston mayoral candidate Annissa Essaibi George, scrambling to shore up support in communities of color, released a sweeping equity plan last week highlighted by a $100 million investment in Black neighborhoods to boost economic and social development.
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Rollins would bring justice to the federal courts
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Rollins would bring justice to the federal courts
An imaginative activist would be delighted to have a U.S. attorney with the background and wisdom of Rachael Rollins.
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Cop who bragged he hit protestors returns
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Cop who bragged he hit protestors returns
A Boston police sergeant who was caught on video saying he had run down protesters was reinstated to full duty with an eight-day suspension following months of desk duty.
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Drivers debate rideshare legislation
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Drivers debate rideshare legislation
Labor activists, elected officials and drivers for ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft joined together on the steps of the State House last Wednesday in vocal opposition to legislation introduced earlier this year that would change the employment structure of app-based drivers. The action was immediately followed by a virtual hearing on the matter.
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Hundreds mark Indigenous Peoples Day
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Hundreds mark Indigenous Peoples Day
Hundreds of people came together in events over the long weekend in Boston and Newton to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day and to call on the governor and legislature to make it a statewide holiday, to improve education for Native students and celebrate Native history in public schools, and to ban Native mascots, among other demands.
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Money Talks - Careers in Financial Services
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November 18, 2021
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How a simple email or text could open you up to fraud
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How a simple email or text could open you up to fraud
The pandemic has accelerated identity theft — and the impact on regular people is significant. In fact, Americans have lost more than $382 million to scams related to stimulus checks and unemployment benefits, fake treatments for COVID-19 and more, according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). 
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Gregory Groover, Jr. delivers the message
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Arts & Culture
Gregory Groover, Jr. delivers the message
Bostonian Gregory Groover Jr. released his second album, “Negro Spiritual Songbook, Volume 2,” on August 16 on the Jazz Urbane label. A sax player, composer and Boston Public Schools teacher, Groover draws upon his upbringing and current involvement in the African Methodist Episcopal church as well as the rudiments and melodies of jazz
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Essaibi George gets majority of cop donations
As candidates approach the finish line, financial support from police officers has been far higher on behalf of at-large City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George.
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Redistricting coalition seeks increased representation for communities of color
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Politics
Redistricting coalition seeks increased representation for communities of color
The Drawing Democracy Coalition (DDC) released proposals for House and Senate redistricting maps Sept. 28 that would increase the number of districts with majority populations of color.
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Metco opens new office in Nubian Square
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Metco opens new office in Nubian Square
Local education organizers and elected officials gathered Tuesday for the opening of the new headquarters of METCO in Nubian Square and to celebrate a 55-year-long legacy of working to improve diversity and educational opportunities.
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Men of Boston Cook for Women's Health
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October 28, 2021
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Begin Your Family's Journey at Park School
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Community and culture at Roxbury Latin
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Community and culture at Roxbury Latin
Roxbury Latin is a democratically gathered community, a school where individuals from a great diversity of backgrounds are brought together by shared goals and common ideals
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Activist groups endorse Wu
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Activist groups endorse Wu
Three social justice organizations active in Boston’s Black, Latino and Asian communities gathered Sunday for a joint endorsement of at-large City Councilor Michelle Wu’s candidacy for mayor.
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