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Two MFA Members Banned For Racist Comments

The Museum of Fine Arts Boston (MFA) has issued an apology to students from a Dorchester middle school who were subjected to racist comments during a field trip on May 16. The museum went through the security footage of the class’ entire trip and concluded that two visitors made racist comments to the students. Those visitors have been banned from the MFA. […]

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Newton Judge Rejects Plea Deal, Criminal Charges Remain

“Much as she might have wanted to get rid of the case, she could not admit to something she does not believe to be true,” said Francis Herrmann, S.J., a professor at Boston College Law School, in an email to The Heights. “If, however, the US Attorney’s offer would not have required her to make an admission of guilt, it is harder to understand why she turned down the offer. Perhaps she wants the authoritative voice of a jury of citizens to declare to the public that she is not guilty.” […]