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Vote Arroyo in District 5
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Vote Arroyo in District 5
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White and black lives matter
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Editorial
White and black lives matter
One’s rights can be summarily ignored in court, and there is a greater likelihood of being shot by a policeman or imprisoned than is the case for residents of European countries. It is time for whites in America to become aware that “white lives matter,” even for those who aren’t rich.
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Opinion
DeVos hands for-profit colleges $11 billion
Just as Labor Day weekend began, the federal Department of Education announced it was changing a key rule that provided a pathway to federal loan forgiveness. The new rule puts in place a cumbersome and lengthy process that will make it nearly impossible for consumers to successfully secure relief.
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Opinion
Make climate change the new civil rights battle
The Democratic presidential contenders are falling over each other to wear the mantle of top climate change warrior.
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Opinion
Pantaleo may be out, but the chokehold isn’t
Lawsuits by chokehold victims of over the years show that some departments and officers do use the chokehold or a variant of it to subdue suspects. The U.S. Supreme Court made that possible. Nearly four decades ago, it could have ended the chokehold use. It didn’t.
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A to-do list for would-be Democratic Avengers
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Opinion
A to-do list for would-be Democratic Avengers
Democratic activists must swarm the electoral map so the nominee can deliver a fatal blow to Donald Trump’s reelection machine.
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High tech costs for health care
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Editorial
High tech costs for health care
It seems that the great cost of quality medical care has tempered the enthusiasm of those in power to provide medical attention for all Americans.
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Opinion
Wealth gap could cost economy $1.5 trillion
New research analyzes the strong connection between disproportionate wealth and financial services and products that are either shared with or denied to consumers of color.
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Local wisdom on the issue of race
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Editorial
Local wisdom on the issue of race
Those familiar with the tenor of race relations in Boston would agree that the attitudes of blacks as reported in the Banner are fairly accurate. Despite the history of racial discrimination here, there is little open hostility by blacks.
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Community Voices
Letter to the Editor: Bullet-proof backpacks?
When I read about bulletproof or bullet-resistant backpacks for small children—no matter how practical and protective the acquisitions might be against mass shootings—I was compelled to ask: “Where are we going?!?”
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Opinion
Do black lives still not matter?
The “normalizing” of this violence against blacks means a slaying is one day in and one day out in the news. Then It’s back to business as usual.
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All in the family
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Editorial
All in the family
Research continues to investigate whether there are other places for the origination of humans, but the evidence is quite substantial that all of us belong to the same human race.
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