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Democrats make gains in Massachusetts, U.S.
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Democrats make gains in Massachusetts, U.S.
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Building Black Wealth Monthly Series
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November 14, 2018
6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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City releases data on 54,247 income-restricted units in Boston
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City releases data on 54,247 income-restricted units in Boston
Mayor Martin Walsh has released the city’s first affordable housing report, detailing Boston’s 54,247 income-restricted housing units.
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Federal government must protect voting rights
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Federal government must protect voting rights
The U.S. Constitution grants every citizen the right to vote, but somehow not every state has received the memo. Some state governments have made access to the polls more arduous for Democrats. With the size of support for Republicans withering, the strategy for victory has become to reduce the vote count for Democrats by any means necessary.
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City pension funds under scrutiny
City Councilors agreed last Wednesday to review where city pensions are currently invested and to potentially divest retirement funds from companies and industries that are not socially responsible.
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The coach in your corner
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The coach in your corner
Clara Angelina Diaz is a life coach, author, and speaker who helps clients become laser-focused on their professional and personal goals to gain more purpose and power in their lives, and infuses the process with compassion, support and spiritual insight.
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Air Sea Land
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Air Sea Land
Big business and shiny skyscrapers aren’t the only newcomers to Boston’s rapidly developing Seaport district. “Air Sea Land,” a sculpture installation by Spanish artist Okuda San Miguel now lines Seaport Boulevard, bringing bright colors and organic forms to the neighborhood. Through seven large-scale sculptures, San Miguel explores the themes of evolution, the environment and human influence on the animal world.
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Boston Public Schools Citywide Showcase of Schools
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November 17, 2018
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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Advances in the treatment of triple-negative breast cancer
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Advances in the treatment of triple-negative breast cancer
Triple-negative breast cancer is an aggressive form of breast cancer that more frequently strikes black women and younger women. Its five-year survival rate is roughly 77 percent compared to 90 percent for other forms of breast cancer.
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Boston Scenes 11-15-18: King Legacy Night!
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Boston Scenes 11-15-18: King Legacy Night!
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Boston Scenes 11-15-18: IBA celebrates 50 years
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Boston Scenes 11-15-18: IBA celebrates 50 years
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Claire Foy shows her versatility as feminist superhero in ‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’
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Claire Foy shows her versatility as feminist superhero in ‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’
The late Stieg Larsson (1954-2004) is best remembered as the author of the millennium trilogy of posthumously-published best sellers, all of which were eventually made into feature films (“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” “The Girl Who Played with Fire” and “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest”). His Swedish-language psychological thrillers revolved around a crime-fighting duo composed of veteran journalist Mikael Blomkvist and computer hacker Lisbeth Salander.
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Surviving in a surrealist canvas
“A Litany for Survival,” Alexandria Smith’s first solo show in Boston, hangs at Boston University’s Stone Gallery through January 27. Titled for the Audre Lord poem of the same name, the exhibition explores black female subjectivity and politicization. Using dark tones, doubling and mostly large-scale canvases, Smith illustrates the interior of the black female experience in a beautiful, surrealist manner.
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Roxbury Unity Parade
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July 21, 2019
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
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Documentary ‘In Search of Greatness’ explores what makes an athlete great
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Documentary ‘In Search of Greatness’ explores what makes an athlete great
For years, Emmy-nominated filmmaker Gabe Polsky has been mulling the question, “What makes an athlete great?” It’s this question that’s at the heart of his captivating documentary, “In Search of Greatness,” which takes a look at how athletes unlock their potential and achieve greatness.
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