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Ibram Kendi challenges racism then and now
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Ibram Kendi challenges racism then and now
The Center for Antiracist Research at Boston University launched with nearly $55 million in funding raised on the heels of George Floyd’s murder. Ibram X. Kendi, whom BU lured away from American University, founded the Center in 2020 and has been its director. 
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Black women rise to top leadership roles at N.E. colleges and universities
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Local News
Black women rise to top leadership roles at N.E. colleges and universities
As Dr. Melissa L. Gilliam made the rounds at Boston University last week, she met with students, faculty, and staff, and expressed elation after her history-making choice as BU’s next president.
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BU custodians, trade workers rally for pay raise
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BU custodians, trade workers rally for pay raise
Union representatives, elected officials and labor activists joined Boston University custodians Thursday afternoon to demand better wages and benefits as compensation for the custodial staff’s uninterrupted work throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
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The new Emancipator — 200 years too late
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Editorial
The new Emancipator — 200 years too late
When businesses or sophisticated public service operations decide upon a name or a trademark to establish their identity, they are usually careful to avoid a choice that will provoke a negative reaction. However, such a careful process does not seem to apply to publication names that will involve Blacks. It certainly does not seem that the name “Emancipator” was thoroughly vetted.
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