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Mel King

Homegoing celebration for Mel King
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Homegoing celebration for Mel King
A capacity audience of 600 packed the South End’s historic Union United Methodist Church on April 11 to celebrate the life and legacy of community organizer, political activist and former Massachusetts state representative Melvin “Mel” Herbert King, who died March 28 at 94.
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Opinion
King’s enduring legacy of housing advocacy
Boston lost a giant last week with the passing of Mel King, but his vision, impact and legacy provide us with a clear guide in creating a more equitable city.
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King’s children recall father’s wisdom, activism
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King’s children recall father’s wisdom, activism
Mel King’s children grew up in a household where discussions of Boston’s politics and social justice issues were commonplace.
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Mel King THE MEASURE OF A MAN
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Editorial
Mel King THE MEASURE OF A MAN
When I received the call from my good friend Mike King informing me his dad had left us after 94 years of life, I was hit with many emotions. But my sadness soon gave way to gratitude for the measure of this man we lost.
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Mel King was a visionary Boston leader
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Mel King was a visionary Boston leader
Mel King died last week at 94, leaving behind a legacy of social change and political activism that had a profound influence on Boston’s civic life.
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In memoriam, Mel King, civil rights legend, 1928-2023
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Local News
In memoriam, Mel King, civil rights legend, 1928-2023
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