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Local Haitian community must step up to help new migrants
Boston’s Haitian leaders at the forefront of the migrant crisis are overwhelmed and the state’s safety nets are stretched. The established Haitian community must step up to help expedite the integration of Haitian migrants into the local community.
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A baseless attack on Faneuil Hall
What conduct is sufficiently ignominious to require government officials to expunge the names of prominent individuals from public buildings? 
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Raising up Black women leaders on Blue Hill Ave.
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Raising up Black women leaders on Blue Hill Ave.
At a time when some conservative leaders are questioning the legitimacy of Black studies and disparaging lessons about Black history or racism as “woke” or mislabeling them as “Critical Race Theory,” we at Greater Grove Hall Main Streets did something different.
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Moving the O’Bryant to West Roxbury would be a mistake
On June 6, Mayor Michelle Wu and Superintendent Mary Skipper announced their proposal to move the John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science from Roxbury to the West Roxbury Educational Complex. We understand many students, staff and families have conflicting feelings about this proposal, but as longtime Boston school teachers, we believe moving the city’s most diverse exam school to the least T-accessible neighborhood in the city is not in the best interests of our students.
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King’s enduring legacy of housing advocacy
Boston lost a giant last week with the passing of Mel King, but his vision, impact and legacy provide us with a clear guide in creating a more equitable city.
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Not a single ‘no’ vote
What happens to our public institutions when democracy fails? When elected officials ignore the will of the people, governing bodies lose their independence, and the fundamental right to local democratic control is stripped away?
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Critical race theory, yet another straw man issue
At last count, nearly 200 right-wing think tanks, advocacy groups and parent groups have railed against CRT teaching in the schools. Fox News has been on a virtual nonstop crusade against anything that remotely smacks of CRT in the schools.
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Affirmative action and Asian American admissions
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Affirmative action and Asian American admissions
Some 45 years ago, I was a young Asian American college student in California, who worked with Chicano/Latino and Black students statewide to protest the first major attack on minority admissions.
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‘Go slow’ approach has never worked for us
As schoolchildren, we were taught that in the Battle of San Juan Hill, the courageous Teddy Roosevelt led his valiant Rough Riders to victory against a larger enemy force during the Spanish-American War. But that narrative is far from the truth.
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Financial fairness at risk with TD Bank merger
Consumer advocates currently are urging bank regulators to thoroughly examine a proposed TD Bank merger, particularly in light of the lender’s record with home loans and overdraft fees.
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The future of Boston’s Trinidad-style Carnival
Boston’s Trinidad-style Carnival could return to a place where its growth potential will increase. This means larger bands, more colorful sections and no delays or large breaks in the parade. This will also encourage more visitors to Boston, additional revenue to businesses in the community and an increase in hotel stays.
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Biden’s debt plan is a good start
President Joe Biden’s recent student debt cancellation announcement elicited a diverse range of reactions — some congratulatory, others critical, and still others that seem unsure what to make of the unprecedented multi-billion-dollar effort. 
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