CATHERINE DREA “Beginning Again”

In this photo essay, Beginning Again, contemplative photographer, writer and award-winning blogger, Catherine Drea reflects on the experience of being in lockdown during COVID-19. Her place is rural County Waterford in south-east Ireland and her reflections and stunning photographs show us the art of paying attention, always with an eye…

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‘This Is Dalton Jones’

We dig into the archives for this story by Paul about a teammate of Tony Congiliaro’s on the 1967 Boston Red Sox. ‘This Is Dalton Jones’ By Paul Marion on June 6, 2012 Last Friday, I received a surprise call at my UMass Lowell office. I was in a meeting…

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“Defunding” versus “reprioritizing” the police: language matters by Marjorie Arons-Barron

The entry below is being cross posted from Marjorie Arons-Barron’s own blog. 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 Longtime Boston leader and community activist Hubie Jones, in his unpublished book Black in Boston: A Lover’s Quarrel, came to understand the…

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