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In the news: Corey Harris
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In the news: Corey Harris
Corey Harris joined the Boston Public Schools on July 1 as Chief of Accountability, overseeing the offices of Data and Accountability, Turnaround and Transformation, and Community Hub Schools, to lead strategies for ensuring continuous improvement of all schools.
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Program makes solar-generated energy affordable
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Program makes solar-generated energy affordable
The Alleyne household, which includes a teenage daughter, will now save $300 on their annual electric bill and reduce their carbon footprint through the Citizens Energy program, the largest Low-Income Community Shared Solar initiative in Massachusetts.
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Getting RCC nursing back on track
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Getting RCC nursing back on track
Roxbury Community College recently completed a $72 million renovation that included extensive upgrades to its buildings’ heating and cooling systems, a new cafeteria and student center, and a state-of-the-art nursing laboratory.
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In the news: Evandro Carvalho
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In the news: Evandro Carvalho
Mayor Martin Walsh last week announced the City of Boston will reactivate the Human Rights Commission. The Commission will be led by Executive Director Evandro Carvalho, an attorney who served for five years as a state Representative in the Massachusetts Legislature, representing Boston.
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Dorchester resident fighting to protect Garifuna community
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Dorchester resident fighting to protect Garifuna community
Omar Suazo is used to death threats. As the popularly elected president of the Patronato, or governing body, in the largest Garifuna community in Honduras, Suazo had stood in the way of three attempts to dam the Sambo Creek river and had fought against drug dealing and land expropriation ¾ two forces that he said were eating away at his community.
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Dudley or Nubian? Activists want to change the name of Roxbury’s commercial center
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Dudley or Nubian? Activists want to change the name of Roxbury’s commercial center
A group of Roxbury residents seeking to change the name of Dudley Square to Nubian Square took their case to the Boston City Council last week.
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Cassellius reviews BPS priorities
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Cassellius reviews BPS priorities
Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius has undertaken an extensive community engagement tour aimed at helping to update the district’s priorities.
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A sea change on the city council?
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A sea change on the city council?
Next year, the City Council could draw even closer to representing the diversity of the city’s residents. With three candidates of color leading in fundraising for the four at-large seats and several more in the running for vacant district seats, a majority people-of-color council could be just around the corner.
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Labor Day speakers put focus on immigrant rights
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Labor Day speakers put focus on immigrant rights
With an onslaught of anti-union and anti-immigrant rhetoric and policy coming out of the White House, speakers at this year’s SEIU Labor Day rally said they’re putting a focus on unity.
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In the news: Mary-dith E. Tuitt
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In the news: Mary-dith E. Tuitt
Mary-dith E. Tuitt has been installed as commander of the William E. Carter American Legion Post No. 16 in Mattapan.
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Michael Smith captures Caribbean Carnival in new book
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Michael Smith captures Caribbean Carnival in new book
The experience of attending Carnival cannot be fully described in words, which is why the glossy pages of Michael Smith’s new book, “Culture Lives Here,” are filled with photographs from Boston’s Trinidad-style carnival that capture the tradition.
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A Caribbean Afro-diaspora street party
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A Caribbean Afro-diaspora street party
Children of Wakanda is the newest entry into the evolving Boston Caribbean Carnival lineup, and one of many that breaks from the traditional Trinidadian masquerade band vernacular while incorporating elements of the tradition into its brightly-hued costumes.
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