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BPS students question in-school instruction push
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BPS students question in-school instruction push
Students who testified at the Jan. 13 School Committee meeting expressed doubts about their schools capacity to safely accommodate students, citing CDC guidelines.
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Celebrity Series of Boston Presents: Verónica Robles Cinco de Mayo Celebration: All-female mariachi band
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Celebrity Series of Boston Presents: Verónica Robles Cinco de Mayo Celebration: All-female mariachi band
May 05, 2021
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Boston
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Councilors spar over special election
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Councilors spar over special election
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The U.S. democracy has endured
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Editorial
The U.S. democracy has endured
It is indeed bizarre for Trump’s enablers to object to impeachment on the grounds that any penalty for Trump disrupts the possibility of achieving national unity under Biden. Trump’s supporters did nothing to end racism or mitigate political conflicts.
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Chinatown native captures neighborhood's history
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Chinatown native captures neighborhood's history
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Mayoral race will take place in a changed city
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Mayoral race will take place in a changed city
Boston voters have increasingly embraced progressive candidates as the city’s share of conservative-voting white ethnic voters has declined.
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With HBCUs Behind Her, A Black Woman Ascends To The Vice Presidency
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With HBCUs Behind Her, A Black Woman Ascends To The Vice Presidency
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Celebrity Series of Boston Presents: Women of the World: Global Voices United
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Celebrity Series of Boston Presents: Women of the World: Global Voices United
April 15, 2021
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Boston
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Housing activists demonstrate for eviction protections
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Housing activists demonstrate for eviction protections
Despite city- and state-funded anti-eviction efforts, renters and homeowners in Massachusetts are still facing evictions and foreclosures during the COVID-19 emergency. Activists are demanding legislators at the state and federal level extend all eviction moratoriums and act now to protect families from displacement.
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Castle of Our Skins explores MLK’s legacy in two concerts
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Arts & Culture
Castle of Our Skins explores MLK’s legacy in two concerts
Castle of Our Skins, a Boston-based collective of artists committed to advancing Black artistry through music, celebrates Martin Luther King’s legacy with two free concerts, both produced by Celebrity Series.
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Youth Poet Laureate Becomes Instant Celebrity After Reading At Biden Inauguration
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National
Youth Poet Laureate Becomes Instant Celebrity After Reading At Biden Inauguration
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Councilors debate special election
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Politics
Councilors debate special election
Barely seven days after news of Martin Walsh’s pending departure from city government went public, the race for the mayor’s seat exposed contentious fault lines in the City Council, where two members are actively campaigning for the seat and a third is expected to run.
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Bostonians reflect on King’s unfinished agenda
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Black History
Bostonians reflect on King’s unfinished agenda
In early 1965, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. saw in Boston a city rife with segregation and politically dominated by whites. 55 years later, many Bostonians are ready to usher in a new era of Black women in positions of power. Despite these victories, local leaders insist that a lot must change before King’s dreams are realized.
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Celebrity Series of Boston Presents: Charles Overton and Julian Loida: Harp and Vibraphone duo
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Celebrity Series of Boston Presents: Charles Overton and Julian Loida: Harp and Vibraphone duo
March 25, 2021
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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King’s life reflects story of a movement
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Black History
King’s life reflects story of a movement
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. the son and grandson of Baptist ministers, was born not just to preach, but to preach to the world.
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