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Congressional Black Caucus meets in Boston
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Congressional Black Caucus meets in Boston
The Congressional Black Caucus made a historic visit to Boston last weekend to address the country’s systemic inequality and economic injustice.
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GMNC MONTHLY MEETING | FEBRUARY
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February 03, 2020
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Oblivious to hunger
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Oblivious to hunger
With the holiday season over, many now remember the sumptuous meals with friends and family. For most Americans, the possibility of hunger seems very remote. But hunger is still a problem in America, the greatest industrial power in the world.
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Mayor Walsh to invest $100m in schools
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Mayor Walsh to invest $100m in schools
In his State of the City speech last week, Mayor Martin Walsh pledged $100 million in additional funding to Boston Public Schools, funds that he said would be above regular yearly cost increases and would be channeled directly to classrooms.
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Hundreds turn out for Turner memorial
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Hundreds turn out for Turner memorial
A crowd in the hundreds packed into the RCC Media Arts Center for a three-hour memorial service for Chuck Turner.
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1854 Cycling Company teams up with nonprofit to supply police depts.
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1854 Cycling Company teams up with nonprofit to supply police depts.
For the last three years, business owner Brandale Randolph of 1854 Cycling Company was running his operation out of his garage, selling around 300 bikes total. Now he’s planning to scale up his business, moving it into a factory in Hopkinton and expecting to break even by the second quarter of the year.
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Youth curators of color shine in ‘Black Histories, Black Futures’ at MFA
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Youth curators of color shine in ‘Black Histories, Black Futures’ at MFA
There’s a new group of art curators at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and most of them are still in high school. “Black Histories, Black Futures,” opening at the museum Jan. 20, showcases the talents of young scholars as part of new partnership between the MFA and local youth empowerment organizations.
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Dot Jazz: Eric Hofbauer's Book of Fire
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February 13, 2020
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Roving Camera 1-16-20: Are the U.S. military’s action’s in the  Middle East making Americans more safe?
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Roving Camera 1-16-20: Are the U.S. military’s action’s in the Middle East making Americans more safe?
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In the news: John Lozada
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In the news: John Lozada
John Lozada, the Equity and Inclusion Director for the Committee for Public Counsel Services, was named this year’s recipient of the Lucia Mayerson-David Lifetime Achievement Award at El Jolgorio Navideño, the largest Latino holiday gala in New England.
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A black family grapples with Alzheimer’s in debut of play ‘Smoked Oysters’
Several years ago, playwright Mary M. McCullough overheard a longtime married couple bickering about why the husband wouldn’t leave the house. McCullough jotted down a few lines of dialogue and put it away. Now, drafts later, that conversation reemerges in the debut of McCullough’s play, “Smoked Oysters,” playing at Greater Egleston High School in Roxbury Monday through Wednesday, Jan. 20–22.
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Lyric Stage Company debuts ‘The Cake’
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Lyric Stage Company debuts ‘The Cake’
Through Feb. 9, the Lyric Stage Company debuts a show as sweet as its name. “The Cake,” written by Bekah Brunstetter, follows a traditional Southern baker named Della who is thrown into moral conflict when her deceased best friend’s daughter Jen asks for a wedding cake for her same-sex marriage.
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Martin Luther King Jr.’s Boston legacy
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Martin Luther King Jr.’s Boston legacy
Martin Luther King Jr. first came to Boston in 1951 to study at Boston University’s School of Theology. He received a Ph.D. in Philosophy in 1955.
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Plaza Suite
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February 05, 2020
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Housing activists react to mayor’s plans
Mayor Martin Walsh announced transformative new plans for housing on Tuesday night, pledging $500 million over the course of five years to ensure liveability and curb inequity.
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