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Tufts student starts social justice clothing line
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Tufts student starts social justice clothing line
For 19-year-old Ayah Harper from Revere, the civil unrest that followed George Floyd’s death in 2020 served as a motivator to encourage uncomfortable conversations in her elite private high school and start a small business to enact change.
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Lawsuits hope to extinguish racist gerrymandering in multiple states
The 2020 Census found that in state after state, population growth in Black, Latinx, Asian American, and Native American populations is outpacing white growth. But new voting rules working their way through state governments, including gerrymandered district maps, make it difficult for communities of color to elect people who will represent their needs and interests.
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Wu says city won’t reinstate mask mandate
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Wu says city won’t reinstate mask mandate
Boston Mayor Michelle Wu said Monday the city would make no immediate changes to its current policy of recommending masks indoors despite an uptick in COVID-19 cases.
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Calculating the cost of health inequity
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Calculating the cost of health inequity
After years of urging an end to racial inequity in healthcare for the sake of moral good, a coalition of industry leaders in Massachusetts are taking a new approach: dollars and cents.
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Wu pledges $2 billion for school buildings
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Wu pledges $2 billion for school buildings
Mayor Michelle Wu has announced a Green New Deal program to renovate existing school buildings and construct new ones, pledging $2 billion in capital expenditures.
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Thousands demonstrate for abortion rights on Common
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Thousands demonstrate for abortion rights on Common
Thousands of protestors gathered at the Boston Common Saturday afternoon as part of a nationwide wave of demonstrations against efforts underway to restrict abortion rights.
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Colombian soccer star was national hero
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Colombian soccer star was national hero
Colombian soccer player Freddy Rincon is forever linked with one of the most rapturous moments in the history of his resource-abundant but historically-turbulent country.
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Driver's license bill now on Gov’s desk
With enough support to withstand a potential veto from the governor, the state Senate passed a bill Thursday that would allow residents without legal immigration status to apply for standard driver’s licenses.
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Cartoonist, ‘Woke’ creator Keith Knight returns to Salem State
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Cartoonist, ‘Woke’ creator Keith Knight returns to Salem State
Cartoonist and Malden native Keith Knight, whose semi-autobiographical series, “Woke,” is airing its second season on Hulu, has been tapped to deliver the graduation address at his alma mater, Salem State University.
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Pressley secures tuition funding
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Pressley secures tuition funding
U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley secured $1 million in federal funds to augment the city’s program offering free tuition at community colleges.
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Alito opinion could usher in new Jane Crow era
By now, nearly everyone in America has heard the news that someone privy to the inner workings of the United States Supreme Court leaked a 98-page draft opinion by conservative Associate Justice Samuel Alito that spells almost certain doom for Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case that legalized abortion in America.
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CFPB sues TransUnion on credit reporting violations
Although debt collection has been a longtime leading issue reported to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), during the COVID-19 pandemic, another issue emerged as the nation’s number one consumer concern: credit reporting errors. 
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