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Howell, Miranda go head-to-head in 5th Suffolk race
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Local News
Howell, Miranda go head-to-head in 5th Suffolk race
Walking through Dorchester’s Mary Hannon Park last Friday, 5th Suffolk District candidate Liz Miranda hands out campaign literature. As she chats with street worker Jamal Wornum, a group of elementary, middle and high school students play basketball as part of the informal summer program he runs when he’s not working for the city.
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The Date Plate "Flow" Speed Dating
May 28, 2018
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Boston
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Arroyo comes back from cardiac arrest, coma
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Arroyo comes back from cardiac arrest, coma
Hours after Suffolk County Register of Probate Felix D. Arroyo suffered cardiac arrest May 4, collapsing on the floor of Boston City Hall, many feared the worst. As the days drew on and Arroyo remained in a coma, family members and supporters held a prayer vigil at a Lower Roxbury church.
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So you want to see the wizard
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Arts & Culture
So you want to see the wizard
Lyric Stage Company ends their season with a bang, showing “The Wiz” through June 24. The energetic performance retells L. Frank Baum’s “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” through the lens of modern African-American culture and features an all black cast.
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#MeToo movement doesn’t always do justice
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Editorial
#MeToo movement doesn’t always do justice
As the #MeToo movement gains momentum and the penalties for even being accused of sexual harassment are increasingly severe, society must not circumvent judicial due process in order to prevent injustice.
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Spreading good news
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Arts & Culture
Spreading good news
The Boston Pops celebrates African American talent with two events at Symphony Hall this season. The Best of the Boston Pops, led by Maestro Thomas Wilkins on May 22 and 25, provides a lively overview of popular music from Duke Ellington to the film soundtracks of John Williams. Gospel Night, led by conductor/pianist/composer Charles Floyd on June 2, celebrates the spirit-lifting songs of the black gospel tradition.
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So you want to see the wizard
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Arts & Culture
So you want to see the wizard
Lyric Stage Company ends their season with a bang, showing “The Wiz” through June 24. The energetic performance retells L. Frank Baum’s “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” through the lens of modern African-American culture and features an all black cast.
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Bethel Institute for Social Justice presents an Evening with Joy Ike: Bigger Than Your Box Album Release Concert
June 02, 2018
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Boston
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Power through fashion
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Business
Power through fashion
Berlhey Narcisse always had an interest in fashion and empowering women through this medium. Her business, BÈL Monique, is a digital magazine for black women, packaged as a “workshop and editorial experience of a lifetime.” It’s a platform that focuses on featuring and uplifting everyday women, including the readers themselves.
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BPS initiative aimed at boosting graduation rates
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Local News
BPS initiative aimed at boosting graduation rates
Boston Public Schools administrators are considering changes to the way schools are funded and students are assigned to provide more opportunities to students in danger of not graduating.
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In the news: Tania Del Rio
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Local News
In the news: Tania Del Rio
Martin Walsh announced the appointment of Tania Del Rio as the City of Boston's new executive director for the Mayor's Office of Women's Advancement, an office tasked with overseeing and coordinating initiatives to promote equal rights and equal economic, social, political and educational opportunities for all women and girls throughout Boston. Del Rio, who currently serves as the Diversity outreach officer in the City's Office of Diversity, is the first Latina to lead the office.
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Opinion
Corporate tax cuts are not trickling down to workers
Working families are, as usual, getting the short end of the stick from the new Trump-GOP tax law. Huge tax cuts that mostly go to the wealthy and corporations are exploding the national debt, and threaten deep cuts to essential public services like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and education.
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#MeToo movement doesn’t always do justice
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Editorial
#MeToo movement doesn’t always do justice
As the #MeToo movement gains momentum and the penalties for even being accused of sexual harassment are increasingly severe, society must not circumvent judicial due process in order to prevent injustice.
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Celebrating Frederick Douglass: A Bicentennial Forum
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Celebrating Frederick Douglass: A Bicentennial Forum
June 02, 2018
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Roxbury
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First-term councilor brings housing focus to Iannella Chamber
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Local News
First-term councilor brings housing focus to Iannella Chamber
District 1 City Councilor Lydia Edwards has focused on housing issues in the city of Boston since her election in November.
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