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Hair test has city fighting legal battles on two fronts
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Hair test has city fighting legal battles on two fronts
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In the News: Juana Matias
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In the News: Juana Matias
Former State Representative Juana Matias has been appointed chief operating officer at the public policy think tank MassINC.
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Black History
In 1850s Boston, slave case sparked conflict
Long before the modern fight over safeguarding immigrants from deportation, the Shadrach Minkins case challenged Massachusetts’ status as a sanctuary state. The situation heated up after a new law required law enforcement officers to ignore the sanctuary status, and Boston’s mayor formally announced his intention to comply with the feds.
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Wonder Women: Visionary women honored in 2019
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Wonder Women: Visionary women honored in 2019
March is Women’s History Month, when the accomplishments of women such as these are celebrated.
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Blacks, Latinos face disproportionate motor vehicle stops
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Blacks, Latinos face disproportionate motor vehicle stops
A recent report on national policing data has shown what many people already suspected: across the country, black and Latino people are stopped much more often by police than white people are.
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Women’s History: Who was Melnea A. Cass?
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Women’s History: Who was Melnea A. Cass?
In the 1920s, the Cass family moved to Roxbury. With her husband Marshall’s support, Melnea A. Cass began what would be a long career as a volunteer community activist for human rights. It was in the 1930s that Cass began a lifetime of volunteer work on the local, state and national level.
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Local electeds urge support for immigration fix
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Local electeds urge support for immigration fix
At a rally on City Hall Plaza Monday afternoon, elected officials and immigrants voiced their support for immigrants living in the U.S. under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Enforced Departure.
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Students demonstrate against climate change
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Students demonstrate against climate change
Hundreds of students, as young as elementary school and all the way through to college, turned out Friday on the steps of the State House to tell legislators that they want to see action to combat climate change.
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National
White supremacist and neo-Nazi videos take root on YouTube
In his 74-page manifesto, Brenton Tarrant, the alleged gunman responsible for the massacres at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, lays out a hyper-extreme worldview animated by racist and fascist thought.
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El Recreo Cafe brings coffee beans from Nicaragua to Boston
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El Recreo Cafe brings coffee beans from Nicaragua to Boston
Business partners and spouses, Miriam and Hector Morales import fresh coffee beans from Nicaragua for their coffee shops in West Roxbury and City Hall.
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Edwards keeps eye on Suffolk Downs
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Edwards keeps eye on Suffolk Downs
Suffolk Downs, a vast tract of vacant land in East Boston, could soon become Boston’s newest neighborhood, with 10,000 units of housing planned for an area more than four times the size of the Seaport District.
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Council to probe ICE, Boston police
City Councilor Josh Zakim has called for a hearing on the Boston Police Department’s involvement with Immigration and Customs Enforcement following the 2017 arrest by ICE of an immigrant worker in Boston.
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