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Boston teacher's Black Lives Matter initiative draws fire from police union
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Boston teacher's Black Lives Matter initiative draws fire from police union
A police union official had angry words for the Boston Teachers Union’s third annual week-long Black Lives Matter observance, firing off a broadside at BTU President Jessica Tang.
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Carolyn Malachi with Boomscat and Dokun Oke
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Carolyn Malachi with Boomscat and Dokun Oke
February 27, 2020
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Open defiance of an oath
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Editorial
Open defiance of an oath
Every senator who sat as a juror in Trump’s impeachment took the same oath as Mitt Romney. Yet he is the only Republican to see that his president’s conduct was so “grievously wrong” that he had to convict in order to comply with the oath that he had taken. He was the only one of 53 senators to convict.
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Deval bows out
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Politics
Deval bows out
Deval Patrick ended his long-shot bid for the White House today after a single-digit showing in the key New Hampshire primary left him with a near-impossible pathway to victory.
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City puts stop work order on River St. project
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City puts stop work order on River St. project
City officials posted a stop-work order on the fence surrounding 52R River Street, shutting down the project until the city’s legal department reviews an assortment of complaints the neighbors raised during a meeting on the projects at the Zoning Board of Appeal.
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BPS releases 2021 budget
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BPS releases 2021 budget
Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius has released a $1.26 billion fiscal year 2021 budget that would increase school spending by $80 million, a 6.3 percent increase in the budget.
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Clarence ‘Jeep’ Jones laid to rest
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Clarence ‘Jeep’ Jones laid to rest
On Friday, mourners at the Twelfth Baptist Church in Roxbury, where Jones was a member for more than 50 years, remembered Jones for his vigilant work to keep the city calm during the turbulence of the busing era. Others recalled his guidance of the Hub’s powerful development agency during his 32 years on the board, 24 of them as chairman.
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Open House at our PreK-Grade 8 School ~ St Mary of the Assumption, Brookline
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February 17, 2020
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Regulators remove payday loan protections
Payday lenders are among the biggest beneficiaries of this policy about-face. Instead of a string of state legislative initiatives, federal regulators are stepping up to help these predatory lenders, with the cooperation of banks.
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New England Conservatory’s Black Student Union celebrates the King legacy
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Arts & Culture
New England Conservatory’s Black Student Union celebrates the King legacy
On Feb. 20, the New England Conservatory’s Black Student Union (BSU) will perform “Continuation of a Dream: The Dream Reimagined…,” a tribute concert to NEC alumna Coretta Scott King.
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Roving camera 2-13-20: Do you think Russia will attempt to  manipulate the 2020 election?
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Roving camera 2-13-20: Do you think Russia will attempt to manipulate the 2020 election?
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‘Sweat’ a riveting study of a factory community wrenched apart
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Arts & Culture
‘Sweat’ a riveting study of a factory community wrenched apart
Lynn Nottage’s prophetic 2015 play, “Sweat,” could have been a bellwether of the 2016 election. Her Pulitzer Prize-winning work portrays a plight faced by a broad swath of Americans either ignored or manipulated by the candidates. “Sweat” follows a group of friends, lifelong residents of a factory town, as their lives are pulled apart when the local plant shuts down.  
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Boston Scenes 2-13-20: 50th Anniversary MLK Memorial Breakfast
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Boston Scenes 2-13-20: 50th Anniversary MLK Memorial Breakfast
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GMNC ELECTION 2020 | FEBRUARY 29
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February 29, 2020
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'Detroit Red' explores Malcolm X's formative years
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Arts & Culture
'Detroit Red' explores Malcolm X's formative years
The latest work to mine fresh ground in the life of Malcolm X is “Detroit Red,” a play by award-winning actor, lyricist and hip-hop playwright Will Power on stage through Feb. 16 in a world premier production at the Emerson Paramount Center in Boston.
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