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Backed by Black and Latino coalition, Flynn secures votes for Council presidency

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Republicanism — disguised  government repression
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Editorial
Republicanism — disguised government repression
It must be difficult to be a Republican. Beyond the necessary deference to their former president, what issues and attitudes require their support?
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Editorial
Being racist could become expensive
Federal court last week assessed $25 million in damages against nine leaders of the “Unite the Right” rally in August 2017 in Charlottesville, V
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Opinion
Smollett trial puts racism on trial — or does it?
Actor Jussie Smollett finally gets his day in a Chicago courtroom. He is charged with six counts of disorderly conduct. But the charges are an afterthought to the real charge, that even a celebrity Black man can be the victim of a racist hate crime.
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An historic victory against racial violence
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An historic victory against racial violence
The jury verdict in the Ahmaud Arbery trial was essential to preserve among Blacks and liberal whites the vestige of an impartial justice system.
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Opinion
Celebrating 400 years of revisionist history
The first group of Pilgrims were refugees, a group America closes her doors to now. In their dogged pursuit of religious liberty, the Pilgrims’ actions brought about the genocide of a people and a historical amnesia.
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Three schools left out of 6th grade expansion
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Opinion
Three schools left out of 6th grade expansion
The School Committee voted to close middle schools and move the district to K-6 and 7-12 models as part of the Build BPS, shortly before Superintendent Dr. Cassellius was hired three years ago. The long term impact of this decision means we will have a steady drop in student enrollment, as families select other schools with more secure pathways.
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On the road to success
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Editorial
On the road to success
Not one Republican in the House of Representatives voted to support passage of President Biden’s Build Back Better bill.
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Editorial
If the Democrats don’t win, we all lose
The party of the president normally loses some congressional House seats in the midterm election, so there is no reason for Black citizens to become distraught over what seems to be a normal function of the American democracy.
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Opinion
Beloved lies about America
White supremacists love their narrative of America. They spoon-feed it to their children and force-feed it to people of color.
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By holding out, progressives still won
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By holding out, progressives still won
A number of Republican elected public officials now seem willing to subvert their oath of allegiance to the American democracy in order to restrict the impact of the growing power of Black citizens.
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Editorial
The solution for Mass & Cass does not lie with Roxbury residents
A major problem confronting Boston’s new mayor is how to provide for the homeless. It is identified in the media as the “Mass & Cass” crisis.
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Opinion
Why the GOP beats Democrats
The GOP beat the pants off the Democrats in Virginia. It does that in far too many off-year elections. These wins are no aberration. The GOP has a focused, disciplined game plan that has never changed and won’t change for 2022.
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