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New reparations focus: Black enclaves lost to development

May. 06, 2022 01:19 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Terrell Osborne knows well what happens when urban renewal comes to communities of color. As a child growing up in Providence, Rhode Island, in the 1950s and 1960s, huge swaths of his neighborhood of Lippitt Hill, a center of Black life at the foot of the...

Noteworthy musical news: Boston Pops spring season returns

Mar. 17, 2022 12:29 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The music is back. For the first time since the pandemic began, the Boston Pops is holding a spring season with live performances, the orchestra announced Thursday. “The musicians of the Boston Pops Orchestra join me in expressing our sheer joy in...