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City proposal would memorialize ‘first Black Patriot’ of Revolution
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City proposal would memorialize ‘first Black Patriot’ of Revolution
A new proposal in the Boston City Council would memorialize Crispus Attucks, a Colonial-era figure embraced as the first martyr of the American Revolution.
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Council advances cultural  affairs office proposal
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Local News
Council advances cultural affairs office proposal
The Boston City Council earlier this month approved the creation of the Office of Cultural Affairs, which would center its work on Boston residents who are Latin American, Caribbean, and Asian and Pacific Islanders.
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City Latino and Caribbean affairs office proposed
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Local News
City Latino and Caribbean affairs office proposed
Three Boston city councilors of color have proposed the city create an office of Latino and Caribbean affairs to address the public health and welfare needs of those ethnic groups.
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Local News
City Council Cannabis Board outlines inequities
Despite well-intended measures aimed at promoting greater racial and social equity in Boston’s burgeoning cannabis industry, several city regulations are stifling the ability of Black and Hispanic-owned cannabis businesses to thrive.
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Worrell brothers open shared district office
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Worrell brothers open shared district office
Elected officials including U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley and Mayor Michelle Wu turned out Saturday for the opening of a Dorchester district office for state Rep. Chris Worrell and Boston City Councilor Brian Worrell.
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Battle brewing in redistricting suit
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Battle brewing in redistricting suit
According to the plaintiffs suing the Boston City Council over the redistricting map, the body violated the Voting Rights Act of 1965 by taking race into account in re-drawing district lines. Lining up in support of the lawsuit are a Who’s Who of Irish American elected officials representing South Boston and Dorchester.
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Redistricting exposes race divide on council
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Politics
Redistricting exposes race divide on council
A longstanding racial divide on the City Council has moved to center stage as the 13 members of the body debate the redrawing of the city’s nine council districts.
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Councilors debate 3 redistricting maps
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Councilors debate 3 redistricting maps
Boston city councilors now have three proposed maps to consider in an ongoing redistricting process set to end in early November.
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Councilors Louijeune, Worrell give maiden speeches
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Local News
Councilors Louijeune, Worrell give maiden speeches
Boston City Councilors Ruthzee Louijeune and Brian Worrell gave speeches from the floor of the Ianella Chamber outlining their priorities for advancing racial justice in Boston.
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Worrell prevails in Dorchester’s District 4
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Local News
Worrell prevails in Dorchester’s District 4
Political newcomer Brian Worrell won out in Boston’s District 4 on election night, winning a decisive victory against competitor Evandro Carvalho, a former assistant district attorney and state representative. Worrell is the only Black man elected to the Boston City Council this upcoming term.
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District 4 candidates stake out positions
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Local News
District 4 candidates stake out positions
Six candidates for City Council battled last week for the attention of District 4 voters in a crowded race for the seat covering parts of Mattapan, Dorchester, Roslindale and Jamaica Plain.
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