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Andrea In The News - Written by Andrea | Jun 18, 2021

This Juneteenth, Black Liberation Requires Action

BY ANDREA J. CAMPBELL, MARIE CLAIRE – Celebrating Juneteenth with my family in Roxbury, a historically Black neighborhood in Boston, is a memory I treasure. It stands out among memories of a childhood filled with instability, loss, and struggle. Juneteenth was (and still is) one big block party‚ÄĒRoxbury Homecoming‚ÄĒwhere folks from every neighborhood and relatives […]
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Andrea In The News - Written by Andrea | May 02, 2021

Growth Must Lead to Shared Prosperity in Boston

BY ANDREA J. CAMPBELL, BANKER & TRADESMAN – It‚Äôs¬†no secret that Boston has been transformed over the last generation. When I was growing up as a little girl in Roxbury, Boston was seen by many as a ‚Äúsmall big¬†city‚ÄĚ ‚Äď New York‚Äôs sibling to the north where large swaths of land were unused or unutilized. […]
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Andrea In The News - Written by Andrea | Apr 20, 2021

Time and again, the Boston Police Department has proved it can’t be trusted to police itself

BY ANDREA J. CAMPBELL, BOSTON GLOBE – If Boston is going to change, it needs a police department that leads the nation in transparency and accountability. But it also needs leadership that insists on it. As the Globe recently reported, for more than two decades, the Boston Police Department protected Patrick M. Rose Sr., a […]
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Written by Andrea | Jun 25, 2020

There‚Äôs an urgent need to ‚Äėreimagine‚Äô our police department

BY ANDREA CAMPBELL, DORCHESTER REPORTER – In March, when I subpoenaed the Boston Police Department‚Äôs field, interrogation, and observation (FIO) data, also known as ‚Äústop and frisk‚ÄĚ data, broken down by race, I did not know that a few weeks later, Ahmaud Arbery would be hunted down and murdered by two white men in Atlanta. […]
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Written by Andrea | Jun 04, 2020

We Can’t Make Sweeping Structural Change If Our Leaders Don’t Understand Racial Equity

As this country responds to the painful and traumatic murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and the devastating effects of COVID-19 on communities of color, I have intentionally forced myself to feel every emotion that surfaces ‚ÄĒ including anger, frustration and at times debilitating sadness. Far too often we, as Black women, are […]
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