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Basic Black: The New Black Politics in Massachusetts

Black Boston | Politics

(June 8, 2012)

The recently published Trotter Review examines political gains made by African American politicians at the beginning of the 21st century. Also, specific essays on why Boston has not elected a black mayor while the city of Denver has done so twice, and how Deval Patrick has served the interests of black communities while not alienating the larger population.


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Basic Black: The New Black Politics in Massachusetts

Black Boston | Politics

(June 8, 2012)

The recently published Trotter Review examines political gains made by African American politicians at the beginning of the 21st century. Also, specific essays on why Boston has not elected a black mayor while the city of Denver has done so twice, and how Deval Patrick has served the interests of black communities while not alienating the larger population.


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History Restored: The African Meeting House | Boston, MA (part 2)

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

The second in a five part series on the restoration of the African Meeting House on Beacon Hill in Boston, MA.
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Roxbury Discovered

Arts & Culture | Black Boston

Tours of Roxbury reveal its front-row seat to history, from the Revolutionary War to Malcolm X.

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"We Saved A Community"

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

by Talia Whyte

State Rep. Byron Rushing joined local community activists at Hibernian Hall Oct. 19 to discuss the history of the 45-year-old Madison Park Development Corporation, as well as highlight the roots of black activism in Boston.
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The Boston NAACP Opens Its New Doors

Black Boston | Politics

The Boston branch of the NAACP reopened its offices in the Mall of Roxbury May 19, 2012 before a crowd of elected officials and longtime supporters.
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African Americans in Old Boston

Black Boston

Byron Rushing, director of the Museum of Afro-American History, explains the significance of Copps Hill Burial Ground to people of color.
 
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African Americans in Old Boston

Black Boston

Byron Rushing, director of the Museum of Afro-American History, explains the significance of Copps Hill Burial Ground to people of color.
 
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Byron Rushing on Learning from Black Leaders of the Past

Black Boston | Politics

Museum of Afro-American History Director Byron Rushing on what we can learn from history.

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Byron Rushing on Learning from Black Leaders of the Past

Black Boston | Politics

Museum of Afro-American History Director Byron Rushing on what we can learn from history.

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