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Launching new programs to help revive local journalism
A range of views from readers
In the long relay race of oppressed communities and the global working class, Chuck Turner picked up the baton in the 1960s as a young activist in the Northern Student Movement (a wing of the civil rights movement). By Christmas Day 2019 when he walked on, that beginning had been eclipsed by a series of powerful base-building projects—many that at once challenged the ruling class while creatively empowering the excluded and the exploited.
"It’s an opportunity for Mattapan to showcase to other neighborhoods in the Greater Boston area that this community is not just what people tend to see in the media, which is usually negative."
Hundreds of Roxbury residents speak out against displacement at landmark hearing
A reader’s guide to building a better news weekly
What does it mean to support a news outlet? Clearly the answer to that question varies widely depending on whether the outlet is big or small, nonprofit or for profit, subscription- or advertising-based.
But in an era when news organizations of all ...
Our job in keeping King’s dream alive is to be part of a participatory government—local and national—that is feverishly working to dismantle all existing discriminatory laws and practices that truncate full participation of its citizens in the fight to advance democracy.