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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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Making vote-by-mail inclusive
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Making vote-by-mail inclusive
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Councilors call on city to prohibit facial recognition
Boston’s contract with its current surveillance company is set to expire next week, and upgrades could include facial recognition software that isn’t currently used by the city.
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Safeguarding communities from surveillance
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Local News
Safeguarding communities from surveillance
In these unsettling times, we can’t let fear get the better of us, and we can’t substitute technology for community and solidarity. We can save lives, act responsibly and create a better city for all of us — without relying on dangerous and unnecessary surveillance tactics.
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Council discusses hate crimes, business assistance
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Council discusses hate crimes, business assistance
Asian Americans nationwide are facing increased discrimination and hate crimes due to stereotypes and misinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic. Boston City Councilors Michelle Wu and Ed Flynn have offered a resolution in support of a U.S. House of Representatives resolution authored by Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]. The resolution calls on federal officials to investigate threats against the Asian American community and prosecute perpetrators.
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Walsh: Race equity key to city's COVID response
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Walsh: Race equity key to city's COVID response
City officials are responding to racial disparities in Boston's COVID-19 cases, Mayor Martin Walsh and other city officials said during a Thursday press briefing.
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Councilors probe equity issues amid COVID pandemic
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Councilors probe equity issues amid COVID pandemic
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Chelsea officials, Kennedy, discuss COVID impact on city
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Chelsea officials, Kennedy, discuss COVID impact on city
The spread of COVID-19 has escalated across the commonwealth. But on Thursday, Congressman Joe Kennedy warned that no community has been as affected as Chelsea.
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City councilors discuss housing relief
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City councilors discuss housing relief
Researchers predict that the COVID-19 pandemic will peak within a week. As hospitals prepare for this oncoming surge, Boston city councilors are devising new ways to protect city residents.
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Stay home!
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Health
Stay home!
On Friday, March 27, Jackson received test results confirming he had, indeed, been infected with the coronavirus.
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Arroyo calls for moratorium on mortgages, rents
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Arroyo calls for moratorium on mortgages, rents
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Demonstrators blast Baker on MBTA cuts
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Demonstrators blast Baker on MBTA cuts
MBTA trains have derailed 50 times over the last five years. In that same amount of time, Gov. Charlie Baker has laid off 20% of the maintenance workers who are charged with keeping the trains on track, transit equity advocates say. 
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