From Selma to Ferguson to Boston

It's hard for millennials  to imagine that not so long ago, blacks, who Constitutionally had the right to vote since 1870, were routinely blocked from exercising that right.  But antagonistic county commissioners and viciously contrived regulatory barriers in the South routinely denied even the ability to register. In Selma, Alabama, a majority of the people were black, …

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“All the Way” scores at A.R.T.

Political junkie alert!  You can get a fix in Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston's portrayal of Lyndon Johnson at the American Repertory Theater. (We were lucky to be taken, along with two other couples, by dear friends celebrating their anniversary.)A.R.T.'s new production All the Way starts right after this towering figure's ascension to the Presidency following assassination of …

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