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Review: Stonewall Uprising

Well-meaning but sedate look at the '60s gay-rights movement
Kate Davis and David Heilbroner, the talented indie documentarians who made last year's Waiting for Armageddon , seem confined by the strictures of PBS's long-running American Experience series in their straitlaced ode to gay liberation.
By GERALD PEARY  |  June 15, 2010

Play by Play: January 29, 2010

Theater listings, January 29, 2010
Boston's weekly theater schedule
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  January 27, 2010

A long-silent civil-rights heroine comes to Maine

Changing history
It's a writer's dream — to stumble across a story, a figure, or a moment in time, that influenced our history but remains relatively untouched by the hands of academia or pop culture.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  February 19, 2009

Freedom RIDErs

A new civil-rights movement emerges
This article originally appeared in the August 12, 1988 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
By SEAN FLYNN  |  August 14, 2008

O Positive

Can an Oprah endorsement deliver her fans to the Obama camp?
Although the press covers them pantingly, endorsements often mean little — if anything — in presidential politics.
By STEVEN STARK  |  July 25, 2007

Dark days for history

Diverse city
Once again, it’s February. The shortest month of the year, our coldest stretch of weather and, hold on, it’s Black History Month, too.
By SHAY STEWART-BOULEY  |  February 07, 2007


Dorothy Marcic’s musical journey
Toward the end of Respect: A Musical Journey, a revue bringing together some four dozen female-associated pop oldies, comes the big moment that’s supposed to represent American womanhood shaking off its shackles and stepping bravely into the future.
By BRETT MILANO  |  November 08, 2006

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Daisy, Horton, ¡Peligro!

Three ads to spice up the guv race
The Massachusetts governor’s election is just six short months away, but three candidates — Republican lieutenant governor Kerry Healey, Democratic attorney general Tom Reilly, and independent businessman Christy Mihos — still haven’t rolled out any video ads.
By ADAM REILLY  |  May 04, 2006

Social studies II

Workhorse’s insightful With Claws and Beak
Workhorse is a well-named theater.
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 18, 2006

Money Matters

Our currency reflects the real cultural value of women
In 1979, at the height of the so-called “women’s movement” in America, a dollar coin was issued featuring the image of the feminist suffrage leader Susan B. Anthony.
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  January 18, 2006

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