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  1. A role model for black feminism: Harriet Ross TubmanRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | OUPblog

    ... both white and black soldiers in such a military coup. It is the latter activity which caused black feminists in Roxbury, Massachusetts to organize themselves during the seventies as the Combahee River Collective. When Tubman died, she was given a ...

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  2. Dedham Man Pleads Not Guilty to Rape Charges After New DNA TestingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    ... 29, the two allegedly abducted another woman walking alone at night in the area of Parker and Hillside streets in Roxbury, where they allegedly forced her into a vehicle, struck her several times in the face with a gun and sexually assaulted her, ...

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  3. DNA testing is key in rape charges against Dedham manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Boston.com

    A Dedham man pleaded not guilty Monday to raping and robbing two women in Boston in 2004, in a case that was revived after cutting-edge DNA testing allegedly ruled out his identical twin brother as a suspect. Dwayne McNair , 33, was arrested and charged in 2012 for raping and robbing a woman in the Forest Hills area and, nine days later, raping and robbing another woman in Roxbury, the Suffolk district attorney's office said in a statement.

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  4. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | WHDH

    A Dedham man was back in court Monday on aggravated rape charges after prosecutors say they found a way to differentiate between his DNA and his twin brother's. Police say 33-year-old Dwayne McNair raped and robbed two women and Roxbury and Forest Hills in 2004, he was awaiting trial in the spring but the case was dropped because the state couldn't prove whose DNA was taken from semen samples.

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  5. Boston Mayor to Celebrate Re-Opening of Draper Pool in West RoxburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Patch.com

    Boston Mayor Martin Walsh will be in West Roxbury this October to help celebrate the reopening of the Boston Centers for Youth & Families ' Draper Pool on Washington Street. The reopening celebration will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18 with light refreshments, music, and programming information, and will feature discussions by Walsh and BCYF Interim Executive Director Christopher Byner starting at 10:30 a.m. Work began on the pool in September 2013 and involved a multi-million dollar renovation to the exterior of the building, as well as to the building's mechanical systems, interior spaces, the pool itself and upgrades to the locker rooms.

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  6. Police ask for help solving murder of Roxbury teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Boston.com

    Boston police are asking for the public's help to solve the murder of 17-year-old Adrian Gonzalez of Roxbury, who was shot and killed early in the morning on Saturday, Sept. 6. Gonzales was found at the corner of Wardman Road and Walnut Park about 12:30 a.m., police said.

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  7. Police investigating murder of Roxbury teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | WHDH

    Boston Police are asking for the public's assistance in the murder investigation of a Roxbury teen. Officials said that 17-year-old Adrian Gonzalez was shot and killed in the area of 17 Wardman Rd. in Roxbury in the early morning hours of Sept.

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  8. First-degree murder charge against Dorchester man dropped after key witness dies in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Universal Hub

    Homicide Watch Boston reports the Suffolk County District Attorney's office dropped the charge against Eric Barnes after the May death of a woman in the South Bay House of Corrections who was going to testify against Barnes. Barnes and two other men were charged with murdering Brousseau Normil , 20, of Cambridge, whose body was found stuffed in the back seat of a rental car on Langdon Street in Roxbury in 2013.

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  9. Rape Suspect Re-Indicted Using New DNA TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Boston.com

    ... repeatedly raped her at gunpoint. Nine days later, the two men allegedly grabbed a 19-year-old college student in Roxbury, drove her to a wooded area, and raped her. After a 2011 lab test linked Thomas to the rape , Thomas took a plea deal, ...

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  10. BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Lowell Sun

    ... in Boston over the weekend as a 17-year-old city teen. Police responded to reports of a shooting on Wardman Road in Roxbury just after midnight on Saturday and found Adrian Gonzalez outside suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. People who gathered ...

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  11. Police investigating indecent assault of girl in Roxbury on Sunday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Boston.com

    A girl playing with friends in Roxbury Sunday night was approached by an unidentified man who indecently assaulted her before fleeing on foot, witnesses told police. Boston police said Monday in a statement that the alleged attack occurred at about 8:10 p.m. near the corner of Shawmut Avenue and Brandon Harris Way.

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  12. Police investigate indecent assault on Roxbury girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Boston.com

    The incident occurred at about 8:10 p.m. near Shawmut Avenue and Brandon Harris Way, Boston police said in a statement. According to witnesses, the girl was with a group of friends when a man approached them and "proceeded to indecently assault the juvenile female victim over her clothing," the statement said.

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  13. BPD Investigating Sexual Assault on South End GirlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Boston.com

    Police are looking for a man who they say sexually assaulted a South End girl Sunday evening near Shawmut Avenue and Brandon Harris Way in Roxbury. The male suspect allegedly approached a group of playing children around 8 p.m. and "indecently assaulted" the girl before fleeing on foot.

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  14. A Look Back at Boston's Busing Crisis, 40 Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Boston.com

    ... Old Colony Avenue and Dorchester Street in South Boston shouted at students from Gavin School being bussed home to Roxbury. Next Boston police officer Walter Fahey followed Senator Ted Kennedy as he walked past demonstrators during an anti-busing ...

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  15. Police: Boston Shooting Victim Was 17-Year-Old BoyRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | WBUR-AM Boston

    Police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting in Boston over the weekend as a 17-year-old city teen. Police responded to reports of a shooting on Wardman Road in Roxbury just after midnight on Saturday and found Adrian Gonzalez outside suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

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  16. Roxbury residents beg cops to quell violence in areaRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | Boston Herald

    People living where a teen was fatally shot Saturday in Roxbury pleaded for cops to quell neighborhood violence yesterday while a local pastor called for police and the community to unite in an effort to solve the boy's murder. "When a younger person that age gets killed - the police and the community have to make it a priority," said the Rev.

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  17. Adrian Gonzalez identified as teen killed in RoxburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Boston.com

    Boston police have identified the man shot to death on Wardman Road in Roxbury early Saturday morning as 17-year-old Adrian Gonzalez. Officers found Gonzalez at the corner of Wardman Roan and Walnut Park around 12:30, a.m., police said.

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  18. Friends light candles to honor slain Roxbury teenRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 6 | Boston Herald

    The brother of a Roxbury teen who was gunned down on Wardman Road early yesterday was consoled by a small crowd of friends who gathered to light candles at a memorial near the scene of the deadly shooting and recalled a young man who was well-liked in the neighborhood. "He was truly amazing, there's nobody out here who would say a bad thing ," said Mafta Sanor, 19, who lived across the street from where the shooting took place and said she knew 17-year-old Adrian Gonzalez for 8 years. 1 comment

  19. Roxbury Man Dead After Police Find Him With Gunshot WoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | CBS Local

    Police identified the victim as 17-year-old Adrian Gonzalez, of Roxbury. He was found in the area of 17 Wardman Road at around 12:27 a.m. after officers responded to a report of a person shot.

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  20. Man fatally shot in Roxbury Saturday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Boston.com

    A man was shot to death near 17 Wardman Road in Roxbury early Saturday morning, Boston police said in a statement. Officers arrived at the scene around 12:27 a.m. and saw a man suffering from gunshot wounds, the statement said.

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