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Let Kamala lead
I sincerely believe Joe Biden is a decent, caring human being who has been an outstanding president. However, I am also convinced that it is time to express our gratitude to Biden for his exemplary service and respectfully ask him to step aside
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Get on board!
Our community is flush with a host of non-profit organizations. Most provide vital services to the greater community they serve. Every one of those organizations has a board of directors which is responsible for hiring and guiding the leadership, establishing policies and approving budgets.
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Support funding for life sciences center in Nubian Square
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Editorial
Support funding for life sciences center in Nubian Square
As we approach the end of formal sessions of the Massachusetts Legislature, state lawmakers have a chance to take a giant step toward addressing the wealth gap afflicting Black and brown communities in Boston.
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Commentary
Advocates for cultural ascension
I see culture as fluid and history as an expanding people map, moving through interaction and the creation of rituals and customs to mark a civilization’s expanding territories in time.
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Opinion
A trusted voice: Preserving the future of the Black press
Fears over the future of the newspaper industry are not new. With the transition to the internet in the 1990s, the rise of social media in the 2000s and the emergence of artificial intelligence, media organizations have had to continually adapt.
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Opinion
Biden offers a chance for real heroism: ‘When we get knocked down, we get back up!’
Following the fallout from his one-night debate debacle, some big media have led the call for President Joseph Biden to abort his run for president. Ironically, most of the press did not lead a similar crusade against Trump.
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Vote — before Project 2025 destroys our democracy
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Editorial
Vote — before Project 2025 destroys our democracy
Project 2025 will create a dystopian country of haves and never-haves, leading to chaos that will enable those in power to steal and to create an authoritarian regime that may never yield to the power of the people. It must be stopped now.
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Opinion
How Black history and environmental justice shape an equitable future
We must learn from our past, acknowledge our present and remain hopeful for our future in our fight to ensure equity for all.
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Opinion
Media fails by asking about 2024
During the recent debate between President Joe Biden and Donald Trump, CNN host Dana Bash asked Trump if he would accept the results of the 2024 presidential election. It’s a question frequently asked of Trump and Trump surrogates by hosts of network television news programs.
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Fighting for our rights on July 4th
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Editorial
Fighting for our rights on July 4th
This week we celebrate the birth of our nation. But the question is: Is it going to continue to live up to the ideals that it was founded on? Our patriots paid with their lives for it to evolve into a more just nation.
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Commentary
Jettison hate and create
Cultural education, production and curation is critical at every level. And that extends to every level of cultural, social, spiritual, healthy, economic and political engagement of all communities at the serious strategy level.
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Opinion
How internalized racism shapes the Black dating experience
Dating while Black can be a fraught experience — especially online. Black daters — particularly Black women — have to navigate apps and algorithms rife with racial bias and sexual racism.
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