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Wu, Essaibi George claim victory in mayoral preliminary
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Politics
Wu, Essaibi George claim victory in mayoral preliminary
Boston City Councilor and mayoral hopeful Michelle Wu entered the crowded patio at Distraction Brewing Co. in her home neighborhood of Roslindale, to raucous cheers and applause, followed by a resounding chant of “Wu, Wu, Wu…”
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Make Them Hear You 2021: 20th Anniversary Celebration
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Make Them Hear You 2021: 20th Anniversary Celebration
September 24, 2021
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Murals brighten Grove Hall with sunflowers
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Murals brighten Grove Hall with sunflowers
In 2018, an idea went from seed to blossom for artist Ekua Holmes. The Roxbury resident began planting sunflowers in vacant lots around the neighborhood and distributing seeds to local residents.
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Omni Hotel
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Editorial
Omni Hotel
Economic development by Blacks has been so rare that there is usually a joyous expression when a sizable Black project matures and comes to fruition. There are several reasons for exultation among Blacks with the recent ribbon-cutting of the new Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport.
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Activists march against prison
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Local News
Activists march against prison
Activists and elected officials marched the three miles from the Suffolk County House of Corrections to the Massachusetts State House Monday morning in support of a moratorium on construction of a new women’s prison in Norfolk.
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Local News
Electeds push for debt-free college
As part of the first education plan put forward by a candidate in the 2022 gubernatorial race, democratic hopeful and Massachusetts State Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz has laid out what she calls a “plan for quality, debt-free, universal public education from birth into adulthood,” which includes sweeping reforms across all levels of schooling.
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Why your business needs to be certified as a diverse supplier
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Why your business needs to be certified as a diverse supplier
Supplier diversity is a crucial part of an organization’s success. It’s a way for companies to promote innovation, cultivate networking, boost hiring, and perhaps most important of all, a way for companies to experience the many benefits of diversity while taking steps to close the racial equity gap.
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Celebrity Series presents Claudio Ragazzi Quartet:
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September 18, 2021
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The 2021 Boston Latino International Film Festival debuts virtually
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Arts & Culture
The 2021 Boston Latino International Film Festival debuts virtually
The Boston Latino International Film Festival will screen a curated selection of nine films Sept. 24-Oct. 3 on a virtual platform in collaboration with ArtsEmerson. This year’s festival will continue BLIFF’s 20-year legacy of breaking down Latinx stereotypes through film and bringing Boston’s diverse communities together.
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Building money management skills
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Building money management skills
A question-and-answer session with Phil Mustone, Financial Education Manager at Cambridge Savings Bank.
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Saxophonist Kenny Garrett looks to the ancestors
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Arts & Culture
Saxophonist Kenny Garrett looks to the ancestors
Saxophonist and Grammy Award-winner Kenny Garrett released his album “Sounds from the Ancestors” on August 27 and is back on the road to showcase its songs along with his earlier compositions.
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New works by three local artists in Foster Prize exhibition at ICA Boston
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Arts & Culture
New works by three local artists in Foster Prize exhibition at ICA Boston
Now in its ninth year, the biennial James and Audrey Foster Prize Exhibition of the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA) showcases local artists of note. The 2021 Foster Prize Exhibition, organized by ICA assistant curator Jeffrey De Blois and on view at the ICA through January 30, 2022, presents new works by Marlon Forrester, Eben Haines and Dell Marie Hamilton.
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Gov’s remote learning ban sparks concern
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Gov’s remote learning ban sparks concern
Because Gov. Charlie Baker has mandated in-person learning for all school districts, effectively banning remote instruction, students who remain home for health reasons, who are quarantined because of close contact with someone infected with COVID or who themselves suffer a COVID infection cannot log into class remotely.
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Creativity Demonstrates Infinity: Creativity of the Oppressed
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September 01, 2021
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District attorneys work to right past wrongs
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District attorneys work to right past wrongs
Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins announced Sept. 7 that she is looking to vacate the rape charges against Tyrone Clark, a Massachusetts prisoner who was convicted in 1974. The steps are part of the efforts of the Suffolk County Integrity Review Bureau (IRB), an independent division within the DA’s office tasked with reviewing claims of innocence and wrongful convictions in past cases prosecuted by the DA.
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