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Maintain the highest standards
Parents who encourage unprepared or unmotivated students to attend Boston Latin School have not advised wisely.
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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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An elected school committee isn’t the answer
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An elected school committee isn’t the answer
A recent poll showing public support for the return of elected school committees in Boston causes great concern among those who remember the 1970s.
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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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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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A Texas holiday goes national
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A Texas holiday goes national
A uniquely Texas holiday has been adopted as a national holiday as the United States grapples with a racial reckoning sparked by the police murder of George Floyd.
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When digital convenience becomes a hazard
The recent ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline has alerted Americans to the real danger we face.
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“... the more they stay the same.”
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“... the more they stay the same.”
Little has changed in policing in the year since the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer.
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A serious challenge to educational diversity
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A serious challenge to educational diversity
Supreme Court justices are expected to decide on a Harvard admissions lawsuit soon. The justices would do well to take a pass on the lawsuit, which relies on flawed statistical data to suggest Harvard is discriminating against Asian American applicants.
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Rampant racist terrorism
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Rampant racist terrorism
The Tulsa Massacre and Elaine Massacre underscore America’s legacy of excluding Blacks from opportunities to acquire wealth.
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Tom Brown opened Boston’s corporate job market to Blacks
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Tom Brown opened Boston’s corporate job market to Blacks
An estimated 10,000 Blacks were hired through Jobs Clearing House, founded by Tom Brown. This was a major change in the employment status of Blacks in Boston.
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