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A Seattle High School Student’s Loud Call For Racial Equity
Black Parents Take Control, Teachers Strike Back
Nearly 700 People In The U.S. Die From Gun Violence Each Week; A Memorial Honors Them
BAY STATE BANNER
Janey rolls out new City Council committees
Boston teacher’s Black Lives Matter initiative draws fire from police union
Deval Patrick’s hope & history tour
Mayor makes appointments to police review board
BOSTON GLOBE
Boston pot shop receives final license, opening could be just weeks away
Booker Prize winner Bernardine Evaristo prefers poetry to plot
Cornell dean to become Simmons’ first Black president
In letter, Boston police union blasts Black Lives Matter, drawing sharp
rebuke
Should Boston follow New York City’s lead and kill broker fees?
Somerville’s plastic straw ban goes into effect this week
Surprise relocation of busy Worcester welfare and housing office will shut out many poor, advocates say
Test maker accuses Boston schools of misusing exam
Where women are shattering the glass ceiling, and where they are not
Why burned-out doctors despise electronic health records
Thank you, Mitt Romney
DORCHESTER NEWS
Opening of eatery in Fields Corner rooted in ‘divine’ pact, says owner
Non-profits reach accord on Four Corners property
Dot’s Chéry Sen. Markey’s guest at State of Union address
Franklin Park master plan meeting attracts a full house
Activists report that guards are retaliating after inmate attack on three officers at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center
Walsh: Licenses for undocumented immigrants would improve safety
NYTIMES.com
Why Some Black Puerto Ricans Choose ʻWhiteʼ on the Census
An Algorithm That Grants Freedom, or Takes It Away
When White Women Wanted a Monument to Black ‘Mammies’ | The Confederate Monument at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.Credit…Gabriella Demczuk for The New York Times
Changes to the Census Could Make Small Towns Disappear
Antarctica Sets Record High Temperature: 64.9 Degrees
Our Ancestors Were Sold to Save Georgetown. ‘$400,000 is Not Going to Do It.’
The Fed Wants to Loosen Rules Around Big Banks and Venture Capital
Reminder: In Criminal Justice Speech, Trump Belittles Obama’s Efforts for Black People
Reminder: Burger Ruling Spurs Drive for TV Racial Equity
COMMONWEALTH MAGAZINE
Sargent’s actions 50 years ago resonate today
Report raises gas utility safety issues
An accident waiting to happen
Voc-tech schools facing scrutiny over admissions policies
Don’t mess with success of voc-tech high schools
Senator disappointed with missed commuter rail deadline
Keep your promises, MBTA | Union official slams privatization efforts