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The bias against black hair at the Olympics
The least of the Olympics’ concerns should be that of swim caps for black hair. However, the International Swimming Federation of the IOC said the design of the swim caps does not fit “the natural form of the head,” a statement eerily reminiscent of the eugenics movement propaganda to substantiate both black anatomical and intellectual inferiority.
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Editorial
Maintain the highest standards
Parents who encourage unprepared or unmotivated students to attend Boston Latin School have not advised wisely.
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Opinion
The GOP watchword on Harris: attack, attack, attack
It started almost the instant that Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden announced that California senator Kamala Harris was his VP pick in 2020. The “it” was the sniping, rumor-mongering, and flat-out attacks on Harris.
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Only a united front can  defeat COVID
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Only a united front can defeat COVID
What kind of people are unwilling to risk a mild case of discomfort rather than the horrid death that more than 600,000 in America have already suffered?
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Opinion
The GOP plot to take back the White House and more
The GOP’s relentless war on alleged rampant voter fraud targets not thousands, as many critics have noted, but millions of eligible voters.
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Opinion
Bring back the poll tax!
Trump’s vote-fraud claim was the official marching order for packs of GOP governors, GOP-controlled state legislators, GOP house reps and senators, legions of GOP political action groups, conservative talking heads and bloggers to go on the attack.
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Editorial
The best of a Black tradition
If Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan broadcast a speech, media would be out in numbers to discredit every remark. But a program to recognize the composer Ludwig van Beethoven is ignored.
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Poverty: a discredit to the nation
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Poverty: a discredit to the nation
Despite America’s great success in business, poverty is still a discredit to the nation. Conservative pundits make the rate of poverty acceptable by creating the fiction that poverty is a Black affliction.
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Opinion
After Juneteenth, what does this 4th of July mean?
This July 4th, America will celebrate 245 years of independence from British rule. However, when President Joe Biden signed into law Juneteenth as a  federal holiday, it forces Americans to take a sterner look at what this July 4th means.
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Opinion
Dead men tell GOP lies on vote fraud
The GOP’s dead person vote myth, though laughable, has been often trotted out as one of its vote fraud canons. Every claim has been painstakingly investigated to determine if there is anything to the charge.
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If COVID can’t bring us together, what can?
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If COVID can’t bring us together, what can?
America’s response to the COVID pandemic underscores the danger of the country’s politically divided atmosphere.
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Opinion
Boston needs an elected school committee
With the appointed School Committee in turmoil, many are questioning whether an elected body wouldn’t run more smoothly.
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