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Democrats: A logical choice for Blacks
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Editorial
Democrats: A logical choice for Blacks
It is insulting for Trump to suggest that Black voters fail to consider which candidates will provide the greatest advantage to Blacks and are therefore deserving of the Black vote. Such an assertion can be more reasonably directed to white working class voters who support Trump’s Republican Party.
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Trump, Biden clash over race as contest nears end
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News
Trump, Biden clash over race as contest nears end
President Donald Trump, despite a continuing history of divisive rhetoric, improbably anointed himself a champion of African Americans in the final debate, seeking to put a dent in his opponent’s overwhelming advantage among Black voters.
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Last-minute push for eviction protections
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Local News
Last-minute push for eviction protections
While demonstrators with City Life/Vida Urbana were marching to the State House on Thursday Oct. 15, House representatives were inside discussing legislation to extend eviction protections with Rep. Mike Connolly in an informal session.
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Black, Latino electeds form statewide caucus
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Local News
Black, Latino electeds form statewide caucus
Black and Latino municipal officials from across the state have formed a Massachusetts Black and Latinx Municipal Caucus, a group made up of city councilors, aldermen, selectmen and town meeting members.
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Opinion
Ranked-choice voting will advance social justice
Ranked-choice voting will incentivize more diverse candidates to run for office and will help level the playing field as outsider candidates compete with well-funded, well-known insiders.
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Opinion
Stop letting Trump get away with his law-and-order scam
Trump made clear from the start of his reelection campaign that his ticket back to the White House would be scamming “law and order.”
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Local News
Councilor seeks fair housing zoning law
Boston City Council is moving forward with a zoning amendment that aims to make direct changes that assure fair housing for all and prevent displacement.
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Edwards pushes for council budget power
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Local News
Edwards pushes for council budget power
District 1 Councilor Lydia Edwards held a second virtual hearing on Oct. 8 on a possible ballot question for next year’s municipal election -- voters could have the chance to change the city’s charter, allowing City Council to introduce their own budget, edit the mayor’s budget, and let the residents distribute a percentage of the total.
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We’re for Biden
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Editorial
We’re for Biden
The decision for Blacks is straightforward: There should be a strong vote for Biden-Harris.
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Harris battles Pence in sole VP debate
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News
Harris battles Pence in sole VP debate
Kamala Harris hammered Mike Pence on issues ranging from White House mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic to President Trump’s refusal to denounce white supremacy during last week’s debate.
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Opinion
Trump and Biden’s debates will be good theater, but not much more
Biden or Trump will win the White House if voters really feel that one can better handle the country’s economic and domestic mess than the other. That won’t come from a presidential debate.
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Unleash the power of the Black vote
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Editorial
Unleash the power of the Black vote
Past election results indicate that Black women have reliably voted overwhelmingly for the Democratic candidate for president. This time, Black men must vote en masse and not be conned or misled. The incumbent is an enemy, posing as a friend.
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