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Civil Rights Movement

A plea to save the Freedom House building
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A plea to save the Freedom House building
The historic site was sold to a development company started by the late Dorchester native John Corcoran for $1.5 million, a sum that will go towards programs at the new location, where the foundation primarily focuses on academic, financial and social opportunities for college-bound students.
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Marker notes pivotal moment in MLK history
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Marker notes pivotal moment in MLK history
More than seven decades ago, a tavern once located on this grassy intersection witnessed what many believe was the nascent rumblings of the post-World War II civil rights revolution that brought down the formal structure of American apartheid and moved the nation closer to the redeeming promise of “all men are created equal.”
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Editorial
They don’t make them like they used to
The death of Vernon Jordan reminds us that during the Civil Rights Movement, it was not uncommon for young Blacks to assume major leadership positions.
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