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Dudley development focused on community needs
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Dudley development focused on community needs
In Roxbury’s Dudley Square, many publicly and privately owned parcels still sit vacant, offering little benefit to Roxbury’s residents. That’s why three years ago we launched PLAN: Dudley Square to determine if the publicly-owned vacant land in Dudley Square could be put to better use.
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Regulatory rollback on student loan protections
An ill-advised governmental action will financially doom millions of student loan borrowers, and arrives as the cost of higher education continues to soar and household incomes remain largely stagnant.
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A BPD that serves our neighborhoods
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A BPD that serves our neighborhoods
Last month, we welcomed the Boston Police Academy's newest recruits. It was a powerful experience meeting each and every new member of our city’s police department, which is the oldest — and the best — in the nation.
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They upheld the standards
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They upheld the standards
The deaths of three prominent Boston-area blacks underscores the importance of the contributions past generations have made to the advancement of the community.
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Editorial
Harvard tramples on constitutional rights
It is unjust and unseemly for Harvard to deny anyone accused of a crime his constitutional right to a lawyer of his choice.
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Opinion
Will White House act to end the affordable housing crisis?
As rental prices continue to soar and moderately priced apartments disappear from the marketplace, both prospective homeowners and current renters face a shrinking supply of affordable housing.
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The power of the black vote
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The power of the black vote
The black resolve to replace Donald Trump, the racist-in-chief, will undoubtedly motivate people of color to become involved in the 2020 campaign.
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Opinion
Victories net consumers $200M in debt relief
The struggle to eliminate high-cost predatory debt is a daunting one — particularly for black America. As access to affordable credit, loans and mortgages seem ever elusive across the country, lying in wait are countless predatory lenders eager to fill the personal finance void.
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Gaming the college system
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Gaming the college system
Students from impoverished families are encouraged to study hard to gain admission to an elite college in order to climb to the top of the post graduate employment ladder. However, they discover that competition for acceptance by the prime colleges is so keen that some wealthy applicants scheme and connive in order to get that acceptance letter in the mail.
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Uniting to ensure everyone counts in our democracy
An undercount in the U.S. Census will skew the baseline for providing vital programs like Head Start, WIC, SNAP, and MassHealth.
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Editorial
America’s elusive standard
For many blacks, being patriotic and fighting for equity in America go hand-in-hand.
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Acknowledging Roxbury history
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Acknowledging Roxbury history
The Roxbury Homecoming — Juneteenth Festival in Franklin Park was extremely well attended last Saturday.
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