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Mayoral candidates stake positions in Wards 4, 5 debate
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Mayoral candidates stake positions in Wards 4, 5 debate
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What's the deal with Janey's unusual campaign video?
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What's the deal with Janey's unusual campaign video?
With the emergence of social media in the last 20 years, the announcement video has become a staple of local and national political campaigns.
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Janey announces mayoral bid
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Janey announces mayoral bid
Acting Mayor Kim Janey announced her candidacy for mayor Tuesday morning, releasing a campaign video that depicts her journey on public transit from her Copeland Street home in Roxbury to City Hall, interspersed with clips of past mayoral candidates including Tito Jackson, Charlotte Golar Richie and Mel King.
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Janey sworn in as mayor
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Janey sworn in as mayor
Kim Janey, the daughter of Roxbury who endured hurled rocks and racial slurs as an 11-year-old riding a school bus to Charlestown during court-ordered desegregation, was sworn in as Boston’s first Black, first female mayor by the commonwealth’s first Black Chief Justice Kimberly Budd at City Hall on Wednesday.
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John Barros enters race for mayor
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John Barros enters race for mayor
John Barros, who two weeks ago resigned as the city’s chief of Economic Development, kicked off his Boston mayoral campaign last Thursday at the Cesaria, the Bowdoin Street restaurant he co-founded, stressing his experience in city government, business and the nonprofit sector.
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State Rep. Jon Santiago enters mayoral race
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State Rep. Jon Santiago enters mayoral race
State Rep. Jon Santiago announced his campaign for mayor of Boston last week, via a campaign video and the launch of his site, Jon-Santiago.com. The emergency room doctor and former U.S. Army captain has been in office since 2018 representing the South End and parts of Roxbury, the Back Bay and Fenway.
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Growing list of contenders in at-large race
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Growing list of contenders in at-large race
Candidates are raising tens of thousands of dollars and putting together campaign organizations as two at-large vacancies are opening on the City Council.
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Pressley, Lee, Kendi discuss anti-racist policies
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Pressley, Lee, Kendi discuss anti-racist policies
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley dove into a conversation on equity in her policy making with fellow Rep. Barbara Lee and anti-racism scholar Ibrahm X. Kendi on Feb. 4. They spoke on how policy can be more anti-racist, and how equity should already be built into policies on public health and criminal justice.
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Biden’s fair housing guidelines aimed at discriminatory policies
On Jan. 26, President Joe Biden took steps to bring the nation towards the long-promised but never realized pledge of racial justice. Four executive orders signed that day make clear that the new administration will take meaningful and corrective actions.
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I SAW THE SIEGE: ‘We Were Outnumbered’ On Capitol Hill, Says Congressional Aide
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I SAW THE SIEGE: ‘We Were Outnumbered’ On Capitol Hill, Says Congressional Aide
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Kim Janey poised to make history as Boston's first Black mayor
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Kim Janey poised to make history as Boston's first Black mayor
Within days, District 7 City Councilor and Council President Kim Janey will almost certainly make the move from the offices of the City Council to the other side of City Hall’s 5th floor, where she will make history as the first Black and first woman to serve as mayor of Boston.
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