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Twenty years of disruption in Boston’s public schools

Union draws fire for Campbell attack

Former employees boycott Marriott Copley

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Exam schools demand academic excellence
Fellow alumni of Boston Latin School used to greet one another as survivors of an intense academic barrage. In the old days, students admitted to the sixth class were told at the welcoming assembly, “Look to the left and to the right. Only one of you will make it to the graduation ceremony.”
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Opinion
Living within a lie
White supremacists are now attacking critical race theory, hoping to destroy the truth and force all of us to continue to live within a lie.
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Rank economic oppression
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Rank economic oppression
According to the New York Times, there are presently no Blacks among the 128 members of the Jockey Club, and there are only five Black staff among their 286 employees. The Jockey Club demonstrates how to curtail Blacks from expanding in an industry in which whites believe they should have exclusive ownership.
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Marblehead voters struggle with racially offensive name
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Marblehead voters struggle with racially offensive name
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Boston must stand up for voting rights
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Opinion
Boston must stand up for voting rights
Boston — and Massachusetts generally — must show that it unilaterally opposes these blatantly racist actions. District 5 City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo has embraced this effort, introducing two proposals to dramatically reform Boston’s municipal elections. These include same-day voter registration and expanded early voting options.
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It’s time to curb America’s Wild West mentality
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Editorial
It’s time to curb America’s Wild West mentality
The U.S. Supreme Court now has a case before it to determine whether a state law restricting the right to carry a gun violates an individual’s privileges under the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
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Editorial
Democracy requires general prosperity
The question now becomes whether the impact of Black poverty on the economy is sufficient to induce policymakers to remedy the problem.
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Opinion
A Chauvin conviction still won’t prove the system works
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin got his day in court. He was able to put on a plausible defense that George’s Floyd’s death did not come at his hands (or knee) but because of Floyd’s prior severe medical conditions.
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Editorial
The return of federal consent decrees
The executive branch will have the authority to investigate police departments that are violating the civil rights of citizens.
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Opinion
Blacks face an unequal recovery
After more than a year of COVID-19, the nation’s collective ability to cope with dual public health and economic crises has diminished many consumers’ ability to remain financially stable.
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The forgotten Jackie Robinson
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The forgotten Jackie Robinson
April 18 is the 75th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s smash of the color line in baseball.
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Editorial
It pays to keep property values up
Not everyone can afford the cost of living in a high-rent area, but it is good to acquire the practice and etiquette of doing so in order to be ready to buy your dream house when the opportunity arises.
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