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Boston Dragon Boat Festival celebrates Asian American culture and heritage

Boston Dragon Boat Festival celebrates Asian American culture and heritage

The 40th annual Boston Dragon Boat Festival kicked off on the banks of Charles River on June 9. Thousands of spectators watched hundreds of participants paddling along the river while enjoying Asian snacks and cultural performances.   Known for being the oldest dragon boat race in North America, the festival gathered race teams from all

Dragon Boat Festival celebrates Asian American culture

The 40th annual Boston Dragon Boat Festival kicked off on the banks of the Charles River on June 9. Thousands of spectators watched hundreds of participants paddling along the river while enjoying Asian snacks and cultural performances.   Known for being the oldest dragon boat race in North America, the festival gathered race teams from

Tenants, activists protest unfair rent hike in Hyde Park

Bruce Green of the Stony Brook Tenants Union spoke at the rally against displacement on June 2 in Hyde Park. Photo by Valerie Li. Stony Brook Village residents rallied against their home’s management company for retaliatory rent increase, evictions, and unlivable housing conditions on June 2, at the property in Hyde Park. Two local activist

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