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By uhrinews - 12/31/19 - 1:38 am

Cambridge Resident, Sierra Schwartz is organizing this fundraiser. For Returning Liberian Refugee

Gofundme Link: https://cutt.ly/Yrt7dJH

By uhrinews - 12/28/19 - 11:42 am
Torli Krua Prepares To Raise Liberian Flag In Boston

For Immediate release: DECEMBER 25, 2019

Press Statement On Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness Law

Christmas Gift From America To Refugees Is Panacea For US Racial Reconciliation

President Trump, Senator Reed & Rep Ciciline Invited To Party & Celebration

Contact: Rev. Torli H. Krua, Founder, Universal Human Rights International (UHRI)

By uhrinews - 12/28/19 - 11:35 am
Liberia Day AT Boston City Hall

TEXT: Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act

National Defense Authorization Act of 2020

Subtitle B—Other Matters

By uhrinews - 12/14/19 - 7:37 pm

Patron Yemere came to Roxbury to learn how Family Independence Initiative (www.fii.org) works. A few months later he was on a flight to Tanzania to sow the seeds of the new initiative in his homeland. The rest is history. This weekend, at a workshop in Boston, two African brothers joined the new initive that share dreams and resources in helping families achieve economic mobility.

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By uhrinews - 12/11/19 - 1:48 pm

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30 Gordon Street
Allston, MA 02134

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By adamg - 6/23/19 - 1:24 pm

Continuing the cavalcade of complaints about splash pads in local playgrounds comes this 311 complaint about the playground at Johnson Park on Green Street in JP this morning: Read more.

By schneidz - 6/23/19 - 12:42 pm

Tory Bullock has started a talk show: Read more.

By damaskin - 6/9/19 - 10:50 am
By adamg - 4/23/19 - 12:46 pm

City Councilor Michelle Wu (at large) says a rapidly growing Boston can no longer simply dole out unlimited free resident parking permits to residents and wants the city to start charging $25 per annual sticker - with exemptions for senior citizens, low-income residents and home-health and BPS staff who make regular home visits. Read more.

By OriginallyFromDotParker - 4/1/19 - 5:25 pm

Erin Osmon writes some, uh, interesting things about how women were portrayed in New Kids on The Block Lyrics, for The Muse (Jezebel):

By OriginallyFromDotParker - 3/27/19 - 1:06 am

Who knew that Nick Zinner of the Yeah Yeahs Yeahs was from Sharon, Massachusetts (SPOILER ALERT: I did)? And who knew that Zinner traveled to South Africa (!!!), joined a band called Africa Express (!!!!), and has left the South Shore in his dust. Talk about a glow up.

By OriginallyFromDotParker - 3/21/19 - 9:05 pm

The Boston Globe's Annika Hom talks with Leemarie Mosca, the new president and executive director of Rosie's Place Mosca serves as "the organization's fifth president" and is "responsible for overseeing organizational affairs, community engagement, and 123 staff members."

By OriginallyFromDotParker - 3/21/19 - 8:31 pm

Matthew S. Schwartz of NPR reports on a lawsuit against the Ol' Crimson brought by one Tamara Lanier. Per Lanier "Papa Renty" is the patriarch of her family. And in a lawsuit filed Wednesday, she says Harvard is using those photos without permission — and in so doing, profiting from photos taken by a racist professor determined to prove the inferiority of black people."

By OriginallyFromDotParker - 3/20/19 - 10:04 am

A federal complaint filed on behalf of a Harvard College student is shedding light on how the school handles disability rights and accommodations for Harvard students with disabilities.

By schneidz - 2/21/19 - 4:23 pm
  • Widline Pyrame, 30, from Boston, wanted straight hair she saw in magazines
  • Used her mother's hair relaxing products, which made it all fall out
  • But black doll given to her and her sister by her uncle made a huge difference
  • Now she wants to help other little girls love their looks with her own line of dolls

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6719913/Haitian-woman-hated-h...

By ralphlopez - 2/8/18 - 8:54 pm

Won't switch out trains in need of repairs, blame tracks. If one car breaks down the whole line stops. Incompetent management should put all resources into new cars.

By Anonymous - 11/10/17 - 12:57 pm

ComonWealth:

In a conversation with The Codcast, Adam Gaffin, the force behind Universal Hub, says things have changed over the years, with him now working the site full-time and covering City Council meetings and Licensing Board hearings.

“One of the things the mainstream media misses by not covering those meetings is a lot of the issues that come up in Boston percolate in the City Council,” Gaffin said. “A lot of their stuff is routine but there’s still stuff that keeps coming up.”

By adamg - 8/11/17 - 8:56 am

Jeffrey Pyle writes about the legal wrangling with BPD over documents from a long-closed murder case that ultimately led to Frederick Clay being freed after 38 years for a Roslindale murder for which he had always maintained his innocence - and why that should matter to you.

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