[W]e’re asking all readers who are concerned about the collapse of local news media to contact your state representative and ask them to cosponsor Amendment #40 of H. 4879. The more cosponsors the amendment has, the more likely House Ways and Means will pass it. If that happens it has a good chance of making it through the full legislative process for this session. And becoming a law. Which would be a promising outcome for the future of local news in the Commonwealth.
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"The results of this study are deeply troubling and further reinforce the immediate need to address the longstanding injustices Black people face in every aspect of their lives."
"We were the Wi-Fi and technology connection, but once we shut down, they have no way to get them."
Doctor describes triumphs, terror of COVID struggle in Chelsea
Police reform gains traction and raises questions beyond Boston, plus a suburban edition of Apparent Horizon and more
“Move to Remove views Trump as the major existential threat to our survival. He must be removed sooner than later!”
"These are the authentic spaces that people are really engaging in right now. … This is a huge vector for the spread of disinformation."
"I think the issue was the lack of education and also just the huge white leadership presence."
70% of evictions are in communities where the majority are people of color; 37% of market-rate evictions occur in neighborhoods where the majority are Black
From racist real estate practices to bigoted laws, the Boston suburbs are largely white for a reason