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So you want to see the wizard
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Arts & Culture
So you want to see the wizard
Lyric Stage Company ends their season with a bang, showing “The Wiz” through June 24. The energetic performance retells L. Frank Baum’s “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” through the lens of modern African-American culture and features an all black cast.
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The Date Plate "Flow" Speed Dating
May 28, 2018
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Boston
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#MeToo movement doesn’t always do justice
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Editorial
#MeToo movement doesn’t always do justice
As the #MeToo movement gains momentum and the penalties for even being accused of sexual harassment are increasingly severe, society must not circumvent judicial due process in order to prevent injustice.
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Garden fresh
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Lifestyle
Garden fresh
As another year begins, and another crop of seed catalogs arrives in the mail, my thoughts turn to summer’s garden. And usually, at about that time, I remember the words of the outdoorsy writer Tim Cahill:
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Arts & Culture
The Founders Project
Artist Stephen Hamilton has partnered with the Now + There Public Art Accelerator program to create “The Founders Project,” a multimedia installation depicting Boston Public School students as the storied founders of West and West-Central African ethnic groups. The project comes with an accompanying curriculum showing teachers how to incorporate those African histories and narratives into their education plan.
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DeCordova Sculpture Park mixes comic and ethereal
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Arts & Culture
DeCordova Sculpture Park mixes comic and ethereal
Artist Nari Ward, born in Jamaica and living in Brooklyn, brings elements of his homeland — including goats — into his installations, which confront social inequities with wry wit and imagination. Three of his life-size concrete casts of goats are in residence through July 1 at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Massachusetts.
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Spreading good news
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Arts & Culture
Spreading good news
The Boston Pops celebrates African American talent with two events at Symphony Hall this season. The Best of the Boston Pops, led by Maestro Thomas Wilkins on May 22 and 25, provides a lively overview of popular music from Duke Ellington to the film soundtracks of John Williams. Gospel Night, led by conductor/pianist/composer Charles Floyd on June 2, celebrates the spirit-lifting songs of the black gospel tradition.
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Bethel Institute for Social Justice presents an Evening with Joy Ike: Bigger Than Your Box Album Release Concert
June 02, 2018
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Boston
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So you want to see the wizard
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Arts & Culture
So you want to see the wizard
Lyric Stage Company ends their season with a bang, showing “The Wiz” through June 24. The energetic performance retells L. Frank Baum’s “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” through the lens of modern African-American culture and features an all black cast.
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Get started in a skilled trade career
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Careers
Get started in a skilled trade career
There’s a misconception that the only way to make a decent living is to earn a college degree.
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Power through fashion
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Business
Power through fashion
Berlhey Narcisse always had an interest in fashion and empowering women through this medium. Her business, BÈL Monique, is a digital magazine for black women, packaged as a “workshop and editorial experience of a lifetime.” It’s a platform that focuses on featuring and uplifting everyday women, including the readers themselves.
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BPS initiative aimed at boosting graduation rates
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Local News
BPS initiative aimed at boosting graduation rates
Boston Public Schools administrators are considering changes to the way schools are funded and students are assigned to provide more opportunities to students in danger of not graduating.
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In the news: Tania Del Rio
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Local News
In the news: Tania Del Rio
Martin Walsh announced the appointment of Tania Del Rio as the City of Boston's new executive director for the Mayor's Office of Women's Advancement, an office tasked with overseeing and coordinating initiatives to promote equal rights and equal economic, social, political and educational opportunities for all women and girls throughout Boston. Del Rio, who currently serves as the Diversity outreach officer in the City's Office of Diversity, is the first Latina to lead the office.
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Celebrating Frederick Douglass: A Bicentennial Forum
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Sponsored Event
Celebrating Frederick Douglass: A Bicentennial Forum
June 02, 2018
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Roxbury
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Opinion
Corporate tax cuts are not trickling down to workers
Working families are, as usual, getting the short end of the stick from the new Trump-GOP tax law. Huge tax cuts that mostly go to the wealthy and corporations are exploding the national debt, and threaten deep cuts to essential public services like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and education.
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