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BPL Brings Back Museum Passes Program

The Boston Public Library announced it is reinstating a version of the Museum Passes program, granting BPL patrons access to free and discounted passes to Massachusetts museums and cultural institutions. As museums continue to open in Phase 3 of the…

Enjoy a Safe Labor Day Weekend

“Time and tide wait for no man,” wrote the poet. The summer of 2020 is entering its final week as we approach the traditional Labor Day weekend and once again the summer season has flown by much faster than any…

A Summer of Chaos and Tragedy

As America approached the Memorial Day weekend of 2020, the death toll from COVID-19 in the United States stood at just under 100,000 of our fellow Americans. But now, three months later, that number soon will have doubled, as our…

Op-Ed: Unmasking Toxic White Privilege

By Dorothy A. Clark There is a long history in America of white progressives bravely standing up for Black causes like civil rights, voting rights, social and economic justice, judicial reform, and, more recently, Black Lives Matter. But there is a…

Letters to the Editor

Supporting environmental justice legislation To the Editor, As a diverse group of city and town elected officials representing hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts residents, we write in support of environmental justice (EJ) legislation for our communities — specifically H. 4264,…