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The lasting impact of one iconic photo
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The lasting impact of one iconic photo
On April 5, 1976, Theodore “Ted” Landsmark, a Black, New York-born lawyer living in Boston, was rushing to a meeting with a development agency to discuss how to create opportunities for minority construction workers. When the 29-year-old reached City Hall Plaza, he crossed paths with a rowdy group of antibusing demonstrators.
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A day in the life of a METCO student: The promises and pitfalls
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A day in the life of a METCO student: The promises and pitfalls
METCO has continued to this day, but students enrolled in the program still face challenges of long commutes, limited sleep and social isolation. In order to understand the experiences of METCO students today, three Northeastern journalism students followed a sophomore at Bedford High School for one full school day.
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