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Dudley development focused on community needs
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Dudley development focused on community needs
In Roxbury’s Dudley Square, many publicly and privately owned parcels still sit vacant, offering little benefit to Roxbury’s residents. That’s why three years ago we launched PLAN: Dudley Square to determine if the publicly-owned vacant land in Dudley Square could be put to better use.
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Forget the presidency, go for the Senate
Democrats need to get some candidates in place who can make a real run at Senate seats in several key states.
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Victories net consumers $200M in debt relief
The struggle to eliminate high-cost predatory debt is a daunting one — particularly for black America. As access to affordable credit, loans and mortgages seem ever elusive across the country, lying in wait are countless predatory lenders eager to fill the personal finance void.
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Uniting to ensure everyone counts in our democracy
An undercount in the U.S. Census will skew the baseline for providing vital programs like Head Start, WIC, SNAP, and MassHealth.
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Why the rush to close middle schools?
The current BPS school administration seems to be in a big hurry to get the School Committee on record in favor of its number one priority in BuildBPS: closing all middle schools.
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Grady Wayne Wilkes vs. Pamela Turner: A tale of two police killing cases
How can so many young whites can kill police officers and live to see a day in court?
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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposes helping debt collectors instead of consumers
When it comes to personal finance, multiple issues confront consumers every day. From ever-deepening student debt, to denials on mortgage applications to small-dollar payday loans that come with legal triple-digit interest rates in 33 states — all contribute to a series of financial challenges.
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CFPB denies duty to enforce military lending act
Acting Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Mick Mulvaney has halted its use of its supervisory powers to fulfill its mandate of Military Lending Act enforcement. Keywords:
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Nation’s racial wealth divide worsens with federal tax cuts
From 1983-2016, the median black family saw their wealth drop by more than half after adjusting for inflation, compared to a 33 percent increase for the median white households.
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Caring for students takes more than just teachers
Every student deserves to be supported by qualified, caring adults. This includes not only educators but also nurses and licensed professionals to help students with social and emotional issues.
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Time to wake America up from its student debt nightmare
More than 44 million consumers of varying ages and occupations struggle with $1.5 trillion in student debt.
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After 51 years, fair housing still an unfinished journey
Fifty-one years ago this month, the Fair Housing Act was enacted to ensure that housing discrimination was illegal. Yet just days before the annual observance of Fair Housing Month began, headline news articles reminded the nation that housing discrimination still exists.
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