Author Archives: Adam Sennott

Raymond Flynn: The South Boston insider who struggled to keep his alma mater open and ascended to political prominence

Raymond Flynn: The South Boston insider who struggled to keep his alma mater open and ascended to political prominence

During four days of violence in October 1979, bands of boycotting high school students roamed the streets of Downtown Crossing, attacking and intimidating black workers and students. One of the groups had just chased away some black youths near the Common. Two black teens, Allen Moore, 19, and Denise Smith, 16, were having lunch nearby

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Cambridge celebrates new youth shelter

Photo Credit: Zengzheng Wang A group of Harvard students will open America’s first student-run youth overnight shelter in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Y2Y Harvard Square overnight shelter will open in December. On November 6, founders Sam Greenberg and Sarah Rosenkrantz – both Harvard graduates – met with state officials, service providers and members of the homeless

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