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‘The Embrace’ shakes up Boston’s public art scene
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Arts & Culture
‘The Embrace’ shakes up Boston’s public art scene
“The Embrace,” a sculptural monument by artist Hank Willis Thomas and MASS Design Group honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, brings a new and dynamic piece of public art to Boston’s portfolio of straightforward statues.
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Boston comes together for ‘Embrace’ unveiling
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Local News
Boston comes together for ‘Embrace’ unveiling
A striking monument to the love of civil rights icons Coretta Scott King and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. — years in the making — was unveiled on the Boston Common last Friday during a landmark event celebrating the full history and culture of Black Boston.
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Long road to recognition in a city King once called home
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Black History
Long road to recognition in a city King once called home
Boston shares a distinction with Montgomery, Alabama; Chester, Pennsylvania; and Atlanta, Georgia. They are the only places the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King lived for any length of time during his 39 years on earth. Yet, unlike these other cities that King once called home — and many other major U.S. cities — Boston has until now had no major monument to the slain civil rights leader.
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Many ways to celebrate MLK Day
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Arts & Culture
Many ways to celebrate MLK Day
Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s powerful civil rights legacy at these events happening in Boston this weekend.
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Remembering King’s Boston legacy
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Editorial
Remembering King’s Boston legacy
Although he was a son of Georgia, Dr. King spent many of his adult years in Boston. It is appropriate to create a monument here in commemoration of King’s great sacrifice and benefaction for the attainment of human solidarity in the City on a Hill.
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