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In the news: Robin Washington
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In the news: Robin Washington
Former Bay State Banner Managing Editor Robin Washington has been appointed Forward Magazine’s new editor-at-large, a new position aimed at bringing diverse voices to the Jewish publication.
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Janey will release records of cop investigation
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Janey will release records of cop investigation
After former Boston police officer Patrick Rose was accused of multiple counts of sexual assault, Boston elected officials immediately began calling on acting Mayor Kim Janey to release all records related to the case.
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Activists see opening for change at BPD
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Activists see opening for change at BPD
With the revelation that Boston police buried allegations that a former officer and police union head sexually assaulted children for more than 20 years, the city’s police department is facing unprecedented pressure for change.
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Indigenous activists clash with BAA
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Indigenous activists clash with BAA
The Indigenous Peoples Day (IPD) Newton Committee began circulating a petition April 1 calling on the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) to change the date of the Boston Marathon. The effort came after the City of Newton denied the group a permit to use a desired park for their first Indigenous Peoples Day celebration on Oct. 11, 2021.
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Debate growing on what students need
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Debate growing on what students need
Across the country, education activists are sounding the alarm on what many see as a singular focus on learning loss that comes at the expense of helping students with other needs.
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Janey pushes for more equity in city contracts
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Janey pushes for more equity in city contracts
Acting Mayor Kim Janey announced a $2 million supplier diversity plan, following up on the lack of city contracts for Black-owned and women-owned businesses revealed in the city’s disparity study.
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In the news: Miniard Culpepper
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In the news: Miniard Culpepper
Miniard Culpepper, pastor of the Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church, in Roxbury, has joined the faculty of Suffolk University Law School as an Adjunct Professor, teaching a course entitled Housing In America: The Effects and Remedies of Unconstitutional Housing Segregation.
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Janey outlines plans to ‘build a better Boston’
Acting Mayor Kim Janey shares her vision for Boston’s recovery from the economic, public health and social impacts of the COVID pandemic in a speech delivered during her announcement of her candidacy for mayor.
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You want to buy my house? Not so fast...
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You want to buy my house? Not so fast...
A cash buyer gave a Banner reporter a low-ball offer on a two-family home in Roxbury, despite the city’s overheated real estate market. Real estate brokers caution against selling to such buyers, who typically pay no more than 70% of a home’s market value
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A wish list for MBTA service improvements
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A wish list for MBTA service improvements
President Biden announced his $2.2 trillion infrastructure plan, a financially ambitious offering that targets transit among other sectors. Biden wants to bring $85 billion to existing public transit, which could provide opportunities for expansion and improvement of the T, the commuter rail and the bus system.
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Senator Warren confronts anti-Asian bias
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Senator Warren confronts anti-Asian bias
Like many small business owners, Lorraine Tse has been dealing with the economic effects of the pandemic on her Quincy-based travel agency and transportation service for over a year. She is also nearing the anniversary of what she described as a racially charged verbal and physical assault at a Dunkin as she picked up coffees for her staff last May.
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