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Leap Day moments in Black history
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Black History
Leap Day moments in Black history
Black History Month provides an opportunity for people of African descent to reflect on the struggles and joys of the past, celebrate the progress made, and look forward to what is to come. It’s also the shortest month of the year — a rolling joke in the Black community.
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Building a more inclusive economy: Q&A with JPMorgan Chase’s Thelma Ferguson
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Building a more inclusive economy: Q&A with JPMorgan Chase’s Thelma Ferguson
All communities should have the resources they need to strengthen their economic futures. This Black History Month, JPMorgan Chase is affirming their commitment to breaking down barriers — including the racial wealth gap — and promoting opportunity for all.
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The Legacy Pioneers: Champions of Equity Awards
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Local News
The Legacy Pioneers: Champions of Equity Awards
We are so proud to present The Legacy Pioneers: Champions of Equity Awards, surrounded by the individuals who strive, every day, to contribute to an equitable and just Commonwealth.
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Honoring the legacy of our pioneers
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Editorial
Honoring the legacy of our pioneers
As we continue to honor our heritage during Black History Month, we should use these brief four weeks to remember the historical impact of famous Black Americans from Boston.
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Black Americans have a storied history of building thriving Black business districts
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Black History
Black Americans have a storied history of building thriving Black business districts
Black folks have a long history of not only creating dynamic and vibrant businesses, but entire business districts, all while surrounded by the ever-present threat and promise of white domestic terrorism.
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Boston’s Black history: two Black historians
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Black History
Boston’s Black history: two Black historians
As we begin the annual national observance of Black History Month, it seems only logical to know about and honor the pioneering Black historians of the 19th century.
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Black history must be an everyday thing
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Editorial
Black history must be an everyday thing
As February starts, we begin another Black History Month in America. The winter celebration of our history and heritage traces its origins to Harvard scholar Dr. Carter G. Woodson, creator in 1915 of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.
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Roxbury filmmaker’s project brings message of hope, inspiration from Earth’s orbit
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Local News
Roxbury filmmaker’s project brings message of hope, inspiration from Earth’s orbit
For the month of February, the third-brightest object in the night sky will send a message of hope back to the world below.
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Celebrate Black History Month in Boston
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Arts & Culture
Celebrate Black History Month in Boston
Black History Month has arrived, and Boston is ready to celebrate. Engage with history, literature, art and music celebrating the Black experience at these events happening around the city.
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Unsung women of the civil rights movement
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Black History
Unsung women of the civil rights movement
Scores of unsung female heroes played a significant role in the movement for racial equality.
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Meta Warrick Fuller: noted early 20th-century Black sculptor and painter
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Black History
Meta Warrick Fuller: noted early 20th-century Black sculptor and painter
Meta Warrick Fuller gained fame in early 20th-century America as a gifted sculptor and painter. She also wrote poetry and was a multitalented theater designer, director and playwright.
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Black History Month 2022 honors Black pioneers in medicine
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Black History
Black History Month 2022 honors Black pioneers in medicine
Originally founded as Negro History Week by the noted historian Carter G. Woodson and others, the month carries with it an annual theme designated by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. This year’s theme is Black Health and Wellness, and it’s keyed to exploring more deeply both the diaspora’s access disparities and unique challenges, while also celebrating Black pioneers in medicine.
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