Kevin Peterson

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Stories by Kevin Peterson

King was idealist with an eye for political pragmatism

Boston activist leaves a legacy of tireless work for a fairer world

Warren should now champion race dialogue at home, too

Senator's call for national conversation on reparations can start here

Rollins brings welcome change

DA unfairly hit for following through on reform agenda

New civics law should spur study of race and urban violence

Strengthening our democracy means tackling persistent social ills

Why we boycott Faneuil Hall

Bid for a hearing on changing the name was denied

Renaming Faneuil Hall would not erase history

We always reconsider the past in the light of new perspectives

Abysmal voter turnout a sad statement

We need to boost civic literacy and participation

Blacks need to be savvier political players

Reflexive support for Democrats is a weak position to bargain from

Trump’s phony appeal to blacks

Against track record of bigotry, his pitch rings laughably hollow

Weld outshines Johnson in CNN town hall

Former gov belongs on the top of the Libertarian ticket

Obama’s legacy wrapped up in Clinton’s success

President hopes to seal his mark by helping his one-time adversary win

Michelle Obama as prophet of compassionate family values

First Lady pitch perfect in address to Democratic delegates

Make America hate

Trump’s dark message only sows fear and division

Baker’s absence in Cleveland speaks volumes

Governor’s decision underscores divisive tone of Trump campaign

Missed opportunities in Channel 5 forum on race

We need to move beyond usual grievances and scapegoating

A time to heal

Racially-charged killings demand greater understanding, reconciliation

Boston Latin turmoil also moment of opportunity

City must reckon with race and equity issues throughout its schools

The case for automatic voter registration

Massachusetts should do all it can to promote participation in democracy

Race issues at Boston Latin demand change

Crisis presents opportunity for systemic reforms

Study takes measure of Boston poverty

Boston Foundation report tells tale of two cities

The casino misery toll

The poor and blacks will suffer most from the seductive lure of games where the house always wins

The minority voting rights imperative

An open letter to the governor on protecting minority voting rights during redistricting