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Andrea In The News - In the News | Jan 21, 2021

Andrea Campbell grew up a few blocks away from ‘Mass. and Cass.’ Here’s her plan to address the troubled area.

BY NIK DECOSTA-KLIPA, BOSTON.COM – Andrea Campbell finds it “extremely painful” to retrace the streets of the South End neighborhood where she grew up. For most of her childhood, the Boston city councilor and mayoral candidate lived within a few blocks of the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard, an area now known as a […]
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In the News | Jan 19, 2021

Andrea Campbell: Boston’s Communities of Color Have ‘Never Gotten Out Of The Red’ With COVID-19

BY ZOE MATHEWS, GBH NEWS – Before Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced he’d been tapped for a position in the Biden administration, only two people announced they’d be willing to run against him: City Councilors Michelle Wu and Andrea Campbell. Now that the stakes of running against an established incumbant have dissolved, the race is […]
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In the News | Jan 14, 2021

Andrea Campbell: The Scrum Interview

BY ADAM REILLY, GBH News – In this episode of The Scrum, Andrea Campbell talks with Peter Kadzis and Adam Reilly about Boston’s progress in the Walsh years and what she would do differently as mayor. Campbell also speaks in depth about her twin brother, Andre, whose death in pretrial detention had a massive impact […]
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In the News | Dec 02, 2020

Former Suffolk County sheriff Andrea Cabral endorses Andrea Campbell for mayor

BY ADRIAN WALKER, BOSTON GLOBE – Andrea Cabral was the Suffolk County sheriff when she got an urgent call one day from the twin sister of a desperately ill inmate. The woman, whom Cabral didn’t know, explained that she hadn’t been able to see her brother, who was being held at the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital […]
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In the News | Nov 16, 2020

Will Boston’s Next Mayor Be a Woman of Color?

BY DAVID BERNSTEIN, BOSTON MAGAZINE – A Black woman in a brightly colored floral-pattern dress stands on a front stoop and looks you right in the eyes through the camera. “Who’s with me?” she asks. A quick camera shift provides an answer: Ama Edzie, a Black fitness instructor from Jamaica Plain. Another face replaces her, […]
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