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Basic Black: Thomas Menino's Imprint on the "New Boston"

October 31, 2014

In remembering the legacy of former Mayor Thomas Menino, State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry remarked, "He didn't just focus on downtown, it was also our neighborhoods."  This week on Basic Black, we look back at the city's longest serving Mayor and the huge imprint he left on Boston's neighborhoods and communities of color.


- Latoyia Edwards, Anchor, NECN

- Charles Yancey, Boston City Council, District 4

- Yawu Miller, Senior Editor, Bay State Banner

- Phillip Martin, Senior Reporter, WGBH News