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‎Boston‏ is banning plastic shopping bags in its stores

BOSTON (AP) - Boston is banning single-use plastic bags in the city's stores. The Boston Globe reports that Democratic Mayor Marty Walsh said Sunday he has signed the ordinance because of the environmental benefits, such as reducing litter. He says he's still concerned about the impact on low-income

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2017-12-17 21:56:59

Racism bleeds ‎Boston‏ of black talent - The ‎Boston‏ Globe

That black people find Boston racially inhospitable isn't news. While angry white faces standing between a black child and a schoolhouse door does not represent the city today, Boston isn't any more inclusive for black people now than it was during its rancorous busing era four decades ago. In its s

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-12-17 08:00:00

Celtics Notes : ‎Boston‏ Building Trend Of Success Vs. Western Conference Foes

The Celtics have played Western Conference opponents on 12 occasions this season. 10 of those meetings have resulted in wins. It's too early to be saying the Celtics should be playing basketball in June, but if they were to get that far, this should serve as the infancy of an encouraging trend. With

YAHOO SPORTS - 2017-12-17 05:31:51

Kyrie Irving , Jayson Tatum carry ‎Boston‏ Celtics past Memphis Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A great first quarter and a solid burst to start the fourth kept the Boston Celtics from back-to-back embarrassments, coming away with a 102-93 victory over the struggling, but still scrappy, Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night at FedEx Forum. Al Horford and Terry Rozier sparked a

YAHOO SPORTS - 2017-12-17 04:48:43

‎Boston‏ U. Professor : `` Jingle Bells '' Christmas Carol Is Rooted In Racism , First Performed In Blackface

Well, as happy and innocent as it may sound, this one might take you be surprise. Professor Kyna Habil, a Boston University theater historian has asserted that "Jingle Bells" has racist roots because it was first performed in Blackface as a part of a minstrel show in the 19th century in Boston. "The

THESOURCE.COM - 2017-12-17 00:54:21

Professor from ‎Boston‏ University Says Jingle Bells is Racist , Receives Harsh Backlash

A professor claims that the holiday song Jingle Bells was racist due to its original performance that involved blackface and offensive acts. 'The legacy of 'Jingle Bells' is one where its blackface and racist origins have been subtly and systematically removed from its history,' said Kyna Hamill, a

UNIVERSITYNEWS.EDU.PL - 2017-12-17 00:04:02

On this day , The ‎Boston‏ Tea Party lights a fuse

On December 16, 1773, a group of Colonists destroyed a large British tea shipment in Boston harbor. So did this act of defiance light a fire that led to American independence within the next decade? For years, Americans refused to buy British tea because it included a tax levied on drinkers, a thoug

CONSTITUTION DAILY - 2017-12-16 10:44:37

Utah Jazz 's Rudy Gobert injures knee in ‎Boston‏

Most depressing things about the NFL season Rudy Rudy Gobert injures left knee in collision with teammate Derrick Favors. Utah might be glad to never see the Boston Celtics ever again. Months after losing their best scorer to Boston in free agency, they may have lost their All-NBA center to injury