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Dart Adams

City Life

The Real, Essential Backstory of ‘the Embrace’

The ceremony that took place before the monument to Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife, Coretta Scott King, was revealed had all the hallmarks […]

City Life

An Open Letter to LeBron James

Dear LeBron James, The words came right out of your mouth, and I knew they’d echo across Boston. It was back in July when you […]

Bill Russell leaping to the basket
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Bill Russell Changed What It Meant to Be an Activist Athlete

When I heard of Bill Russell’s passing, the first thing I thought of was how much recency bias and the passage of time obscured his […]

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The Forgotten Legacy of Boston’s Historic Black Graveyard 

Entering the Copp’s Hill Burying Ground for the first time was an experience I’ll never forget. I walked up Snow Hill Street to the entrance […]

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Is Boston America’s Most Racist City? Ask a Black Bostonian for Once

As I watched the Celtics’ fourth playoff game against the Brooklyn Nets this past spring, I found myself not just praying that the Celts would […]

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Who Gets to Be Bostonian Onscreen?

Teyonah Parris may be making headlines these days as Monica Rambeau on the Disney+ Marvel series WandaVision, but watching her trade quips with the Scarlet […]