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In 1850s Boston, slave case sparked conflict
Long before the modern fight over safeguarding immigrants from deportation, the Shadrach Minkins case challenged Massachusetts’ status as a sanctuary state. The situation heated up after a new law required law enforcement officers to ignore the sanctuary status, and Boston’s mayor formally announced his intention to comply with the feds.
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Women’s History: Who was Melnea A. Cass?
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Women’s History: Who was Melnea A. Cass?
In the 1920s, the Cass family moved to Roxbury. With her husband Marshall’s support, Melnea A. Cass began what would be a long career as a volunteer community activist for human rights. It was in the 1930s that Cass began a lifetime of volunteer work on the local, state and national level.
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Boston’s unusual history
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Editorial
Boston’s unusual history
Boston’s tradition of a multiracial affiliation for full equality continues. It’s a Boston thing that survives despite persistent vestiges of racial discrimination.
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Tour uncovers history of Boston’s Chinatown neighborhood
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Tour uncovers history of Boston’s Chinatown neighborhood
When taking a tour through Boston’s historic Chinatown, it is clear that the historic sites being pointed out along the way are under threat by developers taking advantage of the building boom.
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Mattapan urban farm renovation complete
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Mattapan urban farm renovation complete
The Fowler-Clark farm, an 18th-century Mattapan property, is now a modern urban farm facility operated by the Urban Farming Institute and is open to the public after a grand reveal of its restoration Monday.
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