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Boston Globe
Latin School headmaster in spotlight amid racial controversyThe headmaster of prestigious Boston Latin School faces intense scrutiny follow
Latin School headmaster in spotlight amid racial controversy
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
The headmaster of prestigious Boston Latin School faces intense scrutiny following allegations that she failed to take sufficient action when presented with racist comments students made on social media. Some black community leaders have called for... Read more
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Joanne Gettleman NFL GM Dave Gettleman's WifeJoanne Gettleman Joanne Gettleman is the wife of Dave Gettleman the NFL Execut
Joanne Gettleman NFL GM Dave Gettleman's Wife
FabWags / Posted 6 days ago
Joanne Gettleman Joanne Gettleman is the wife of Dave Gettleman the NFL Executive who is currently the General manager for the Carolina Panthers. He has been described as the key to the Panthers’ success, and you know what they said behind a great... Read more
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Boston Globe
Ben Volin: For Panthers GM Dave Gettleman, patience paved path to Super BowlIt didn’t take long for Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman to show that he
Ben Volin: For Panthers GM Dave Gettleman, patience paved path to Super Bowl
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
It didn’t take long for Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman to show that he’s not quite cut from the same cloth as most NFL personnel executives. When a team hires a GM, the scouts and front office execs know it’s time to start updating your... Read more
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Boston Herald
Boston Latin School parents urged to bypass administrationAdvocates and city officials are urging parents of Boston Latin School students
Boston Latin School parents urged to bypass administration
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Advocates and city officials are urging parents of Boston Latin School students to bypass the school’s administrators and take racial insensitivity complaints straight to the district’s equity office, which is probing how the elite school’s... Read more
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Boston Herald
Sumner Redstone resigns as Viacom, CBS chairmanThe king has relinquished his crown, long live the king. Amid growing speculat
Sumner Redstone resigns as Viacom, CBS chairman
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
The king has relinquished his crown, long live the king. Amid growing speculation about his health and his succession plans, Boston mogul Sumner Redstone, 92, has loosened the reins on his $45 billion media empire that includes CBS and Viacom. Les... Read more
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Boston Globe
These Boston students made a video to show what $875,000 in budget cuts looks likeWearing a royal blue sweatshirt with bold white letters that spell out “Boston
These Boston students made a video to show what $875,000 in budget cuts looks like
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
Wearing a royal blue sweatshirt with bold white letters that spell out “Boston Community Leadership Academy,” a student acting as a tour guide welcomes prospective students to the Hyde Park high school. In the first half of video posted to YouTube,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Leaders call for action vs. BLS headBlack leaders are turning up the heat on city officials to discipline — even fi
Leaders call for action vs. BLS head
Boston Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Black leaders are turning up the heat on city officials to discipline — even fire — the headmaster of Boston Latin School in light of claims she blew off social media activity that sparked racial tensions at the elite exam school. A group of 13... Read more
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Boston Herald
Pols: BLS students not told how to file complaintA letter sent last March by two city councilors warning of racial tensions at B
Pols: BLS students not told how to file complaint
Boston Herald / Posted 12 days ago
A letter sent last March by two city councilors warning of racial tensions at Boston Latin School claims students were left in the dark about how to file a formal district-level complaint, which likely would have tripped an equity office... Read more
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Daily Mail
Oldest public school in the country is accused of racist abuseOldest public school in America is accused by black students of failing to act
Oldest public school in the country is accused of racist abuse
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Oldest public school in America is accused by black students of failing to act on racist abuse Black students at Boston Latin School say there have been racist incidents They claim that students using racial slurs towards others aren't... Read more
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Boston Herald
Larger racial issues seen in school inactionRepeated failures to respond to complaints of racial harassment at Boston Latin
Larger racial issues seen in school inaction
Boston Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Repeated failures to respond to complaints of racial harassment at Boston Latin School could be a sign the entire Boston Public Schools system is not prepared to deal with racial slurs, and sends a message that racial harassment is tolerated,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Students Say Racial Hostilities Simmered at a Beacon of High AchievementBOSTON — With court-ordered desegregation of public schools unfolding violently
Students Say Racial Hostilities Simmered at a Beacon of High Achievement
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
BOSTON — With court-ordered desegregation of public schools unfolding violently across this city in the mid-1970s, Boston Latin, then about 90 percent white, began admitting more minority students, remaining a place of relative calm in a city... Read more
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Boston Herald
Officials ignored race complaintsTop public school officials failed to investigate cases of racial harassment la
Officials ignored race complaints
Boston Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Top public school officials failed to investigate cases of racial harassment last year at Boston Latin School — even after students alerted them to slurs — in an apparent violation of the state anti-bullying law. School officials told the Herald... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston Latin students speak out on racism concerns at school meetingSchools Superintendent Tommy Chang praised and vowed to act on behalf of the Bo
Boston Latin students speak out on racism concerns at school meeting
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang praised and vowed to act on behalf of the Boston Latin School students who said on Wednesday night the prestigious school had ignored instances of racism, The Boston Globe reports. At a School Committee meeting on... Read more
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Boston Herald
Students: Boston Latin School an ‘unsafe’ environmentHours after their face-to-face with Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the two Boston Latin
Students: Boston Latin School an ‘unsafe’ environment
Boston Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Hours after their face-to-face with Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the two Boston Latin School seniors protesting the casual use of racial slurs and stereotypes at the elite exam school told the school committee they want administrators to denounce the hate... Read more
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Boston Herald
Tito Jackson’s growing donor list raises eyebrowsCity Councilor Tito Jackson has reaped notable campaign contributions, includin
Tito Jackson’s growing donor list raises eyebrows
Boston Herald / Posted 17 days ago
City Councilor Tito Jackson has reaped notable campaign contributions, including from individuals who supported Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s 2013 electoral opponent John Connolly, setting tongues wagging that he’s running for mayor. It comes as Jackson... Read more
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Boston Herald
Latin Academy disciplines students for racial statementsStudents at Boston Latin Academy have been disciplined after a controversy over
Latin Academy disciplines students for racial statements
Boston Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Students at Boston Latin Academy have been disciplined after a controversy over race at one of the city’s exam schools spilled over into another. A group of fed-up students at Boston Latin School had been leading a discussion on social media about... Read more
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Boston Herald
Tito Jackson urges adults to 'step up' and call for citywide probe of tauntsCity Councilor Tito Jackson called for adults to "step up" and asked for a full
Tito Jackson urges adults to 'step up' and call for citywide probe of taunts
Boston Herald / Posted 18 days ago
City Councilor Tito Jackson called for adults to "step up" and asked for a full probe into how allegations of racist language and taunts at Boston Latin School were handled by administrators and a “look across the district” to examine whether what’s... Read more
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Boston Globe
Here are 6 ways Boston Latin plans to deal with concerns of racismOfficials at Boston Latin School put out a six-point plan on Monday in an attem
Here are 6 ways Boston Latin plans to deal with concerns of racism
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
Officials at Boston Latin School put out a six-point plan on Monday in an attempt to deal with complaints of racism at the school. The steps include cultural competency training for faculty and a series of workshops for students. She laid out six... Read more
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Boston Herald
Marty Walsh catches flak after Boston Latin flapMayor Martin J. Walsh is catching heat on social media for his dismissive respo
Marty Walsh catches flak after Boston Latin flap
Boston Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Mayor Martin J. Walsh is catching heat on social media for his dismissive response to why he hasn’t tweeted support for black students at Boston Latin School like City Councilor Tito Jackson has — the latest flare-up between the incumbent and a... Read more
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Boston Herald
Mayor catches flak after Boston Latin flapMayor Martin J. Walsh is catching heat on social media for his dismissive respo
Mayor catches flak after Boston Latin flap
Boston Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Mayor Martin J. Walsh is catching heat on social media for his dismissive response to why he hasn’t tweeted support for black students at Boston Latin School like City Councilor Tito Jackson has — the latest flare-up between the incumbent and a... Read more
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Boston Herald
Heslam: Students plead to Walsh, ‘Please look deep into this’Fed-up black students at Boston Latin School have a lot to say to Mayor Martin
Heslam: Students plead to Walsh, ‘Please look deep into this’
Boston Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Fed-up black students at Boston Latin School have a lot to say to Mayor Martin J. Walsh as he launches a probe into race relations at the prestigious school with an eye on changing the culture citywide. “Just pay attention,” said a 15-year-old... Read more
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Boston Herald
Mayor catches flak after Boston latin School flapMayor Martin J. Walsh is catching heat on social media for his dismissive respo
Mayor catches flak after Boston latin School flap
Boston Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Mayor Martin J. Walsh is catching heat on social media for his dismissive response to why he hasn’t tweeted support for black students at Boston Latin School like City Councilor Tito Jackson has — the latest flare-up between the incumbent and a... Read more
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Boston Herald
Mayor: Lessons gleaned from Boston Latin should be city policyBoston Mayor Martin J. Walsh said lessons gleaned from the ongoing probe of rac
Mayor: Lessons gleaned from Boston Latin should be city policy
Boston Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh said lessons gleaned from the ongoing probe of racist comments and taunts at Boston Latin School should be incorporated into a district-wide policy focused on ensuring minority students feel comfortable in school. A... Read more
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Boston Herald
Mayor vows district-wide probe of race relations in Boston schoolsBoston Mayor Martin J. Walsh promised a district-wide review of Boston Public S
Mayor vows district-wide probe of race relations in Boston schools
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh promised a district-wide review of Boston Public Schools in light of allegations by students that their concerns about racist comments and taunts were ignored at Boston Latin School. “This has certainly bothered me, what... Read more
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Boston Herald
Boston Latin students vow to join in activists' campaign todayA slew of students at Boston Latin School arrived this morning wearing black in
Boston Latin students vow to join in activists' campaign today
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
A slew of students at Boston Latin School arrived this morning wearing black in a show of solidarity with activists who have charged the prestigious exam school has ignored racial taunts directed at minority students. “I think it’s a good thing,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Outspoken girls praised by pair of black female city leadersThe teen girls who have Boston Latin School on the hot seat are examples of a c
Outspoken girls praised by pair of black female city leaders
Boston Herald / Posted 21 days ago
The teen girls who have Boston Latin School on the hot seat are examples of a courageous young generation ready to say enough is enough, two female black leaders in the city said. “I applaud these young women, but my experience is that their... Read more
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Boston Herald
Students at another school share similar experiencesBoston Latin Academy students had similar stories about racial stereotypes as t
Students at another school share similar experiences
Boston Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Boston Latin Academy students had similar stories about racial stereotypes as their Boston Latin School counterparts, but over at the John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science kids painted a picture of racial harmony they attributed to... Read more
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Boston Herald
Gelzinis: Diversity in Boston’s hallways makes claims dishearteningWhile he was rubbing elbows with the nation’s mayors in Washington, D.C., this
Gelzinis: Diversity in Boston’s hallways makes claims disheartening
Boston Herald / Posted 21 days ago
While he was rubbing elbows with the nation’s mayors in Washington, D.C., this week, Marty Walsh was ambushed by a school controversy back home. Claims by black students at Boston Latin School of racial slurs, stereotypes and abusive online taunts... Read more
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Boston Herald
Mayor: Latin accusations ‘distressing’Mayor Martin J. Walsh said he found accusations of racial intolerance at the pr
Mayor: Latin accusations ‘distressing’
Boston Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Mayor Martin J. Walsh said he found accusations of racial intolerance at the prestigious Boston Latin School “distressing” and plans to meet with the black students leveling the charges, even as the same kids are calling for a rally this morning in... Read more
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Boston Herald
Gelzinis: Diversity in Hub’s hallways makes claims dishearteningWhile he was rubbing elbows with the nation’s mayors in Washington, D.C., this
Gelzinis: Diversity in Hub’s hallways makes claims disheartening
Boston Herald / Posted 21 days ago
While he was rubbing elbows with the nation’s mayors in Washington, D.C., this week, Marty Walsh was ambushed by a school controversy back home. Claims by black students at Boston Latin School of racial slurs, stereotypes and abusive online taunts... Read more
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Boston Herald
Heslam:year-old: Racial insensitivity `shouldn’t be happening anywhere’In biology class at the prestigious Boston Latin School last year, a 15-year-ol
Heslam:year-old: Racial insensitivity `shouldn’t be happening anywhere’
Boston Herald / Posted 22 days ago
In biology class at the prestigious Boston Latin School last year, a 15-year-old black student told me yesterday, a boy turned to her and said her mother was “an ugly color.” “I told him that I didn’t think it was funny. He was like, ‘Oh, I wasn’t... Read more
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Boston Herald
Boston Latin outcry spurs investigation into claims of racial taunts, stereotypesSchool officials are probing accusations by black students at the prestigious B
Boston Latin outcry spurs investigation into claims of racial taunts, stereotypes
Boston Herald / Posted 22 days ago
School officials are probing accusations by black students at the prestigious Boston Latin School that administrators ignored the use of racial slurs, stereotypes and abusive online taunts amid indications the controversy is threatening to spread to... Read more
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Boston Herald
Heslam:year-old; ‘It shouldn’t be happening anywhere’In biology class at the prestigious Boston Latin School last year, a 15-year-ol
Heslam:year-old; ‘It shouldn’t be happening anywhere’
Boston Herald / Posted 22 days ago
In biology class at the prestigious Boston Latin School last year, a 15-year-old black student told me yesterday, a boy turned to her and said her mother was “an ugly color.” “I told him that I didn’t think it was funny. He was like, ‘Oh, I wasn’t... Read more
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Boston Herald
BPS will probe racial insensitivity at Boston LatinSchool officials are probing accusations by black students at the prestigious B
BPS will probe racial insensitivity at Boston Latin
Boston Herald / Posted 22 days ago
School officials are probing accusations by black students at the prestigious Boston Latin School that administrators ignored the use of racial slurs, stereotypes and abusive online taunts amid indications the controversy is threatening to spread to... Read more
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Boston Herald
Boston Latin students charge racial slurs, taunts are ignoredBlack students at Boston Latin, the nation’s oldest, most prestigious public sc
Boston Latin students charge racial slurs, taunts are ignored
Boston Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Black students at Boston Latin, the nation’s oldest, most prestigious public school, set off a social media firestorm this week, accusing the elite exam school of ignoring the casual use of racial slurs and offensive online taunts. In a YouTube... Read more
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Boston Herald
Racial unease grips Boston Latin: Black students say school ignores taunts, slursBlack students at Boston Latin, the nation’s oldest, most prestigious public sc
Racial unease grips Boston Latin: Black students say school ignores taunts, slurs
Boston Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Black students at Boston Latin, the nation’s oldest, most prestigious public school, set off a social media firestorm that accused the elite exam school of ignoring the casual use of racial slurs and offensive online taunts. In a YouTube video... Read more
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Boston Herald
Black students raise race issuesBlack students at Boston Latin, the nation’s oldest, most prestigious public sc
Black students raise race issues
Boston Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Black students at Boston Latin, the nation’s oldest, most prestigious public school, set off a social media firestorm that accused the elite exam school of ignoring the casual use of racial slurs and offensive online taunts. In a YouTube video... Read more
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