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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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Howell, Miranda go head-to-head in 5th Suffolk race
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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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Senate approves education funding reform, bill moves to House
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Senate approves education funding reform, bill moves to House
The Massachusetts Senate voted unanimously last Thursday to pass An Act Modernizing the Foundation Budget for the 21st Century, which would update the state’s 25-year-old education funding formula.
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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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Brighton Head Start center to be displaced by new development
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Brighton Head Start center to be displaced by new development
Action for Boston Community Development’s Head Start & Early Head Start center in Brighton has been providing childcare services to low-income families at 149 Washington Street since 1985. According to ABCD President and CEO John Drew, the owner of the property, St. John’s Seminary, sold it to AvalonBay Communities, a national developer, leaving ABCD scrambling to find a new location to house their school.
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In the news: Elaine Ng
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In the news: Elaine Ng
TSNE MissionWorks (formerly Third Sector New England), a $50 million organization that provides management consulting, shared operational services and capacity building support to other nonprofits, is proud to name Elaine Ng as its new chief executive officer.
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June 02, 2018
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Take the interview…
Say you’ve recently applied to a few jobs and you think you have a decent shot at your top choice. Meanwhile another, less glamorous company is wooing you. Should you politely decline their advances or see what they’re all about?
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A new politics
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Editorial
A new politics
While ethnic issues are indeed important there are often other considerations of greater significance than the questionable concept of race. As blacks become more involved in sophisticated political, business and professional activities, personal commitments regularly emerge more forcefully than binding ethnic ties.
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‘The Plague’
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Arts & Culture
‘The Plague’
Praxis Stage pushed the theatrical envelope once again with the U.S. premiere of “The Plague,” adapted by Neil Bartlett from Albert Camus’ novel “La Peste.” As in the original, the updated version features the spread of a plague, which leads to the quarantine of a nondescript city from the rest of the world. The study of humanity dealing with a crisis serves as an elegant allegory for the present day.
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Merrie Najimy set to take reins at Mass Teachers Association
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Merrie Najimy set to take reins at Mass Teachers Association
Merrie Najimy, the president-elect of the Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA), was inspired to become an educator and later a unionist after experiencing in her own youth that the curricula taught in the Massachusetts public schools she attended felt exclusionary to Arab-American students.
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Editorial
Indeed, the world needs to change
Minister Louis Farrakhan wants “to change the world.” His contribution to this effort is a collection of music, from classical to the blues, that has been developed with the collaboration of outstanding musicians of all ethnicities. While Farrakhan is well known as a fiery advocate for the rights and interests of blacks in America, he has also been acclaimed since his youth as a gifted musician.
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Celebrating Frederick Douglass: A Bicentennial Forum
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June 02, 2018
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Owner of Roxbury sober home charged with drug, sex crimes
The owner and operator of a Roxbury sober home has been indicted on 34 charges in connection with distributing drugs to recovering substance users in exchange for sex, Attorney General Maura Healey announced last week. The defendant is also a lawyer and offered substance users legal representation and advice as well as cash and free rent at the sober home in exchange for sex, according to Healey’s office.
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