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Boston Scenes 08-04-2016

Several Mandela Fellows visiting Cambridge College this summer reflected on the legacy of South African leader Nelson Mandela at a Mandela International Day ceremony at the Massachusetts State House. (l-r) Obianuju Maureen Egbuna, from Nigeria; Likeleli Tebello Mphutlane, from South Africa; and Tebogo Glad Mabele (Glad), from South Africa.
Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito speaks during the signing of the Pay Equity Bill, passed unanimously by both legislative branches to ensure equal pay for comparable work for all Massachusetts workers and equal opportunities to earn competitive salaries in the workplace. In a ceremony at the State House, Gov. Charlie Baker, Polito, Senate President Stanley Rosenberg, House Speaker Robert DeLeo, Treasurer Deborah Goldberg, State Auditor Suzanne Bump, and a number of House and Senate members celebrated the signing of the bill.
Celebrating at this year’s Puerto Rican Festival are Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins, Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley, and Vanessa Calderon-Rosado, CEO of Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción.
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