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Boston’s black population took long path to Roxbury
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Boston’s black population took long path to Roxbury
Roxbury has long been known as the center of Boston’s black community. But it wasn’t always that way. Blacks didn’t begin moving into the neighborhood in great numbers until the middle of the 20th century.
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A long, proud history of honoring Roxbury’s past
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A long, proud history of honoring Roxbury’s past
Historic pride and preservation efforts in Roxbury are hardly a new trend. Nearly 100 years ago, an impressive volume, Picturesque Boston Highlands (Roxbury), Jamaica Plain and Dorchester offered an 1895 account of many areas that had then already endured as Roxbury landmarks.
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Historic mansions grace Roxbury’s streets
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Historic mansions grace Roxbury’s streets
Mansions built by Roxbury’s residents during the 1700s and 1800s are still standing. They are magnificent dwellings and figured prominently in our city's history.
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Roxbury homecoming brings community together
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Roxbury homecoming brings community together
This Saturday, June 15, families, old gangs and other groups stake out spaces with tents, awnings and chairs.
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REMEMBERING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR: Love and nonviolence
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REMEMBERING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR: Love and nonviolence
Civil rights is a complicated issue for even grown-ups to work out and Martin Luther King Jr. Day is more than just a day off school. Here are some activities you and your family can do together to help children understand King and the civil rights movement.
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