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Written by Andrea

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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Written by Andrea | Apr 28, 2020

How to close Boston’s achievement gap during the coronavirus pandemic

BY ANDREA CAMPBELL, WBUR COGNOSCENTI – Last week, Governor Charlie Baker made official what many have long suspected: Students will not be returning to school in person for the remainder of this year. Educational success during the coronavirus pandemic requires many factors to work in synchronicity: reliable Internet access, a working computer, regular and predictable […]
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Written by Andrea | Apr 24, 2020

What The Pandemic Is Doing To My Boston Neighborhood

BY ANDREA CAMPBELL, WBUR COGNOSCENTI – The coronavirus pandemic is disrupting the lives of Americans of every age, race, gender and income. It is taking a toll on our physical, mental and financial health. But it‚Äôs not hurting all of us equally. New data has shown us that here in Boston, COVID-19 is infecting black […]
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