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Review: Stonewall Uprising
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.
Well-meaning but sedate look at the '60s gay-rights movement
| June 18, 2010
Play by Play: January 29, 2010
Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings, January 29, 2010
| January 29, 2010
A long-silent civil-rights heroine comes to Maine
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.
| February 19, 2009
This article originally appeared in the August 12, 1988 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
A new civil-rights movement emerges
| August 14, 2008
Although the press covers them pantingly, endorsements often mean little — if anything — in presidential politics.
Can an Oprah endorsement deliver her fans to the Obama camp?
| July 25, 2007
Dark days for history
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.
| February 07, 2007
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.
Dorothy Marcic’s musical journey
| November 08, 2006
Hey, hats off to the dignity of the Rhode Island Constitution.
Changing the state Constitution for a no-bid deal is so RI
PHILLIPE & JORGE
| June 09, 2006
Daisy, Horton, ¡Peligro!
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 vi
Three ads to spice up the guv race
| May 04, 2006
Social studies II
Workhorse is a well-named theater.
Workhorse’s insightful With Claws and Beak
| April 18, 2006
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.
Our currency reflects the real cultural value of women
MARY ANN SORRENTINO
| January 18, 2006
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