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Pressley announces abortion protections act
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Pressley announces abortion protections act
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley and five other legislators announced the Women’s Health Protection Act on Tuesday, which guarantees a woman’s right to an abortion and the right of an abortion provider to give those services.
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Black woman heads DOJ Civil Rights division
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Black woman heads DOJ Civil Rights division
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Janey signs off on changes to city charter
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Janey signs off on changes to city charter
Acting Mayor Janey signed an ordinance giving Boston’s voters a chance to amend the city charter this November, giving the City Council and voters more power in the budget process.
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Edwards, Pressley make push for clean jobs
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Edwards, Pressley make push for clean jobs
District 1 City Councilor Lydia Edwards joined U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley last week in a press conference in Piers Park to promote clean energy jobs and environmental justice for the community of East Boston.
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Students call on DA to investigate BPS
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Students call on DA to investigate BPS
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What is Juneteenth?
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What is Juneteenth?
When Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger issued General Orders, Number 3 and thus emancipating the slaves of Texas on June 19, 1865, he had no idea that he was also establishing the basis for a holiday, “Juneteenth” (“June” plus “Nineteenth”), today the most popular annual celebration of emancipation from slavery in the United States.
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In the news: Byron Rushing
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In the news: Byron Rushing
Old South Church in Boston presented their Open Door Award to former State Representative Byron Rushing.
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Black businesses are booming
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Black businesses are booming
The murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis a year ago put a spotlight on racial inequality in all forms — including business. The resulting conversation about race has changed where many consumers have been spending their cash. Searches on Yelp for Black-owned businesses across the country jumped 3,085% from February of 2020 to February 2021, according to a data analysis by Yelp.
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A rash of evictions in Georgetowne
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A rash of evictions in Georgetowne
Housing activists say Beacon Communities went too far in moving to evict more than 100 residents of the Georgetowne affordable housing development. Beacon Communities says they only initiated evictions as a last resort.
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Janey fires police commissioner
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Janey fires police commissioner
Dennis White, who served as Boston’s Police Commissioner for two days before being placed on leave and investigated over 20-year-old domestic violence allegations, has been fired, effective immediately, acting Mayor Kim Janey announced Monday.
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Mayoral candidates face an electorate that’s moving to the left
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Mayoral candidates face an electorate that’s moving to the left
Of the six lead candidates running for mayor, none backs a fully elected school committee, only one supports rent control.
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Pastor Persists In Efforts To Get Reparations For Tulsa Massacre Victims
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Pastor Persists In Efforts To Get Reparations For Tulsa Massacre Victims
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