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Majority of Wu’s cabinet chiefs are people of color

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Black History: Giants of the resistance
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Black History: Giants of the resistance
Black history is filled with the names of people who fought against oppression in pursuit of progress.
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Activists weigh in on participatory budgeting
Ordinary Boston residents will likely have new ability to shape a portion of the city’s roughly $4 billion operating budget starting this year, via a process known as participatory budgeting
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In the news: Ekua Holmes
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In the news: Ekua Holmes
Ekua Holmes was honored with a Massachusetts Book Award by the Massachusetts Center for the Book during a ceremony at the State House last week.
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Report details lack of funding in higher ed.
A report published Feb. 2 found students in higher education programs in Massachusetts facing a complex financial aid system with limited resources available.
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BPS officials release 2024 budget
Boston Public Schools Superintendent Mary Skipper announced a $1.4 billion budget for the 2023-2024 school year — an increase of $65 million over the previous year.
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Council presses for vote on elected school committee
Members of the City Council are preparing to vote to reestablish an elected school committee in Boston for the first time in more than 30 years, since the elected committee model was abolished and replaced by a mayor-appointed committee in 1991, and more than a year after Boston residents voted overwhelmingly in favor of an elected committee in a non-binding ballot referendum
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Report details history of slavery in Roxbury
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Report details history of slavery in Roxbury
A new report about the First Church of Roxbury, released Monday, brings new historical perspective about the presence of people of color and enslaved people in colonial Massachusetts.
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Brighton’s TRACK overtakes Roxbury’s Reggie for Boston’s Grand Prix
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Brighton’s TRACK overtakes Roxbury’s Reggie for Boston’s Grand Prix
Boston hosted the world’s top track and field tour this week for New Balance’s Indoor Grand Prix. For its first 24 years, the elite pro event was held at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center (RLTAC) at Roxbury Community College. But that run is over, likely never to return to Roxbury.
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Comfort Kitchen restaurant opens in Dorchester
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Comfort Kitchen restaurant opens in Dorchester
After a three-year delay, Comfort Kitchen restaurant and café opened to the public in a renovated historic building in Upham’s Corner on Jan. 25.
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Majority of Wu’s cabinet chiefs are people of color
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Majority of Wu’s cabinet chiefs are people of color
While Boston was declared a so-called majority-minority city following the 2000 U.S. Census, the Wu administration marks the first time people of color make up more than a third of cabinet positions in a mayoral administration.
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Activists seek answers in Camb. cop shooting
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Activists seek answers in Camb. cop shooting
Weeks after the fatal shooting by Cambridge police on Jan. 4 of Sayed Arif Faisal, a 20-year-old Cambridge student and member of the city’s Bangladeshi immigrant community, city residents, elected officials, and community activists continue to grapple with myriad questions around Faisal’s death.
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In the news: Ayele Shakur
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In the news: Ayele Shakur
Ayele Shakur started a new role as President of the Redstone Family Foundation.
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