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“Defunding” versus “reprioritizing” the police: language matters

The peaceful protests continue amidst emerging proposals for policy change, but will  they amount to anything? Longtime Boston leader and community activist Hubie Jones, in his unpublished book Black in Boston: A Lover’s Quarrel, came to understand the dynamics of … Continue reading

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Hubie: 80 and going strong!

The marquee of the Citi Center for the Performing Arts, still known as the Wang, was lit up on Wednesday evening.  In bold colors and a dominating photo it read “Hubie80!”  For years now, Boston has known that “Hubie” is … Continue reading

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