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Boston Muslims to celebrate Eid at home

Jim Roberts built a multi-million dollar business by putting people first

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Jim Roberts built a multi-million dollar business by putting people first
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Business
Jim Roberts built a multi-million dollar business by putting people first
Jim Roberts’ business grew through the 1990s to include five franchise locations: in Dudley, Roslindale, Egleston Square, Codman Square and on Warren Street.
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Black Democrats: ‘Choose a sister’
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Black Democrats: ‘Choose a sister’
Black political activists say Biden must choose a black woman as a running mate if he is to capitalize on support from Democrats’ most loyal base in the November presidential election.
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Activists demand halt to state reopening plan
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Activists demand halt to state reopening plan
Black and Latinx advocates used Memorial Day to commemorate the people of color who have died from COVID-19 and demand a rollback of the state’s reopening plans.
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In the news: Priscilla Rojas
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Local News
In the news: Priscilla Rojas
The Boston Planning & Development Agency board last week unanimously voted to elect Priscilla Rojas as board chair. Rojas will be the first woman and Latina to hold the position.
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Boston Muslims to celebrate Eid at home
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Boston Muslims to celebrate Eid at home
As a stay-at-home advisory or government lockdown is set for many countries across the globe, Muslims are experiencing an overall sadness and struggle to find meaning in and reason for celebrating the holiday this year.
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Local News
Activists demand prison population reduction
Recent data from the American Civil Liberties Union found that 800 inmates and staff in Massachusetts prisons have tested positive for coronavirus. Decarceration advocates released a 10-point plan urging Gov. Charlie Baker to depopulate prisons throughout the commonwealth.
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USES launches Neighbor to Neighbor food program
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USES launches Neighbor to Neighbor food program
The Neighbor to Neighbor food delivery program, launched in recent weeks by United South End Settlements to help families struggling to put food on the table, is a lifeline in a time of need.
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Businesses, retail set for partial reopening
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Businesses, retail set for partial reopening
Factories and construction sites will begin the process of reopening this week under a four-phase plan Gov. Charlie Baker released May 18.
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Activists push back on state intervention in BPS
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Activists push back on state intervention in BPS
When state Education Secretary Jeffrey Riley and Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius signed a memorandum of understanding March 10, the document was meant to set the course for reforms in Boston over the next three years.
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Making vote-by-mail inclusive
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Making vote-by-mail inclusive
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Creating opportunities for Mildred Hailey youth
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Local News
Creating opportunities for Mildred Hailey youth
My’Kell McMillan is coordinating the newly-reopened Mildred C. Hailey Youth Leadership Institute.
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Activists call on ICE to release immigrants
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Activists call on ICE to release immigrants
Sen. Ed Markey joined immigration activists on Friday in an online conversation to discuss COVID-19’s impacts on the immigrant community.
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