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Boston. Racism. Image. Reality.

A 2018 Pulitzer Finalist in Local Reporting. This Spotlight Team seven-part series tried to answer a question critical to the city’s identity and future: Does Boston still deserve its reputation as a place unwelcoming to blacks?

After 19 years, the US has become home. But for how much longer?

An in-depth look at the impact rescinding Temporary Protected Status has on the lives of immigrants given permission to live and work in the United States for decades.


A generation of black youth struggle with Obama’s legacy and their future.

Summer of ’67

The forgotten riot that sparked Boston’s racial unrest.

68 Blocks — life, death, hope

One year in Boston’s Bowdoin-Geneva neighborhood, which is too often identified by the violence that has erupted there with disconcerting regularity over the decades.

Getting In

An examination of the dizzying process of getting into a Boston Public School that starts at age 4.

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