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Interfaith gathering in wake of New Zealand mass shooting
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Interfaith gathering in wake of New Zealand mass shooting
Hundreds of worshippers and interfaith leaders turned out for noon prayers at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center in Roxbury Friday in the wake of the white supremacist attack at two New Zealand mosques.
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ArtWeek Festival 2019
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April 26, 2019
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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A double standard for Ron Sullivan
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A double standard for Ron Sullivan
Americans have the right to a legal defense when they are charged with a crime. The defendant may engage a lawyer of his choice, or accept a lawyer provided by the jurisdiction if the accused is unable to afford one. This right is so fundamental, it is shocking that Harvard University would question Professor Ronald Sullivan’s willingness to represent Harvey Weinstein in a rape case brought against him.
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Council to probe ICE, Boston police
City Councilor Josh Zakim has called for a hearing on the Boston Police Department’s involvement with Immigration and Customs Enforcement following the 2017 arrest by ICE of an immigrant worker in Boston.
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Edwards keeps eye on Suffolk Downs
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Edwards keeps eye on Suffolk Downs
Suffolk Downs, a vast tract of vacant land in East Boston, could soon become Boston’s newest neighborhood, with 10,000 units of housing planned for an area more than four times the size of the Seaport District.
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El Recreo Cafe brings coffee beans from Nicaragua to Boston
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El Recreo Cafe brings coffee beans from Nicaragua to Boston
Business partners and spouses, Miriam and Hector Morales import fresh coffee beans from Nicaragua for their coffee shops in West Roxbury and City Hall.
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Boston art community celebrates work of Magnus Johnstone
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Boston art community celebrates work of Magnus Johnstone
The Boston art world celebrated the life and work of local artist Magnus Johnstone at the Nave Gallery in Somerville.
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Goodwill's HELP Program Begins April 1
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Goodwill's HELP Program Begins April 1
April 01, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Boston
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Building a more diverse party
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Building a more diverse party
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Roving Camera 3-21-19: What do you think of the shootings at the mosques in New Zealand?
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Roving Camera 3-21-19: What do you think of the shootings at the mosques in New Zealand?
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Women’s History: Who was Melnea A. Cass?
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Women’s History: Who was Melnea A. Cass?
In the 1920s, the Cass family moved to Roxbury. With her husband Marshall’s support, Melnea A. Cass began what would be a long career as a volunteer community activist for human rights. It was in the 1930s that Cass began a lifetime of volunteer work on the local, state and national level.
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Wonder Women: Visionary women honored in 2019
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Wonder Women: Visionary women honored in 2019
March is Women’s History Month, when the accomplishments of women such as these are celebrated.
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Arts & Culture
Idris Elba directs Jamaica crime drama
Dennis “D” Campbell (Aml Ameen) had the misfortune of growing up in the slums of Kingston, Jamaica in the 1970s at a time when the ’hood was infested with drugs. Orphaned at an early age, he was raised by an older brother he admired, Jerry (Everaldo Creary).
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"Cosmos For Compassion": 3rd Annual Fundraiser to Support Building Safe Havens for Homeless Women
March 28, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Brookline
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Local immigrant filmmakers screen documentaries at Boston Public LIbrary
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Arts & Culture
Local immigrant filmmakers screen documentaries at Boston Public LIbrary
Over the course of 15 weeks, Michael Sheridan, founding director of Community Supported Film, worked with Boston-area immigrant and refugee filmmakers to make documentaries about their experiences and the issues in their communities.
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