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In the news: Nurys Camargo
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In the news: Nurys Camargo
Nurys Camargo has been appointed a commissioner with the Massachusetts Cannabis Commission.
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If you own a business, you’ve only got days left to apply for a Paycheck Protection loan
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If you own a business, you’ve only got days left to apply for a Paycheck Protection loan
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Officials take on discrimination in court system
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Officials take on discrimination in court system
It was a scenario painfully familiar to Black and Latino lawyers and judges working in the Massachusetts court system. Superior Court Judge Angel Kelley, filling in for another jurist in a small community court, pulled into a parking space reserved for judges.
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Councilors refile tear gas regulation ordinance
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Councilors refile tear gas regulation ordinance
Last summer’s legislative agenda yielded an expansive police reform bill at the state level and a slight reduction in police funding in the city of Boston. Since then, moves to reduce police violence have hit a roadblock. City Councilors Andrea Campbell and Ricardo Arroyo refiled an ordinance limiting the use of crowd control weapons, after police did not support it and Mayor Martin Walsh did not sign it.
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Black doctors command mass vaccination site
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Black doctors command mass vaccination site
The Black Boston COVID-19 Coalition took over the Reggie Lewis Center mass vaccination site over the weekend, with Black volunteers, doctors and greeters to encourage the community to get vaccinated against the virus.
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COVID relief for Black businesses
Over the past year, COVID-19 and its variants have plagued the globe, taking lives and interrupting normal activities in virtually all areas of life. For Black America, already plagued with steep health, income and wealth disparities, coping with the pandemic has been even more painful. 
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Parents, Boston Latin Academy grads seek say in alumni association
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Parents, Boston Latin Academy grads seek say in alumni association
Graduates of Boston Latin Academy say a group of Girls Latin grads have shut them out of the school’s alumni association.
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Bombshell confessional letter links NYPD, FBI to Malcolm X’s murder
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Bombshell confessional letter links NYPD, FBI to Malcolm X’s murder
A New York cop’s deathbed confession of involvement in the assassination of Black Power icon Malcolm X led the family of the former Nation of Islam leader to call last week for a full re-opening of the investigation into the murder.
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Former UPS Executive Boosts Pledge To Alma Mater By $15 Million
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Former UPS Executive Boosts Pledge To Alma Mater By $15 Million
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How Black And Latino Leaders Are Shaping The Future Of EdTech E-Learning
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How Black And Latino Leaders Are Shaping The Future Of EdTech E-Learning
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District 6 candidates face off in forum
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District 6 candidates face off in forum
Housing affordability, police reform and the racial wealth gap were among the issues on the table Monday during the first candidate forum for the District 6 City Council seat, during which Kendra Hicks and Mary Tamer answered questions from Greater Boston Young Democrats and Young Democrats of Massachusetts.
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Pressley proposes federal jobs guarantee
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Pressley proposes federal jobs guarantee
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley is calling for a federal job resolution that would guarantee U.S. residents the right to work well-paying jobs through a New Deal-style program that would employ people in fields ranging from elder and child care to work on federal transit projects.
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