NNN: 4/30/19

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We begin tonight with a rally against displacement in Chinatown--and a breakdown of neighborhood structure. In this case, it's the structure of nineteenth-century brick rowhouses that were a destination for working-class immigrants. A federal judge is ordering the State Police to hire a Black recruit who filed a complaint of discrimination. According to the Boston Globe, Orlando Riley filed the suit after being disqualified by an interviewer--after he passed a health screening and received a top grade on a the written exam. Mayor Walsh is backing legislation for more disclosure about gaps in pay--by race and gender. The bill would apply to pay for managerial positions in companies with more than one hundred employees. Anonymous data provided by the companies would be posted by the city. Interview with Mark Redmond and Kurtis Rivers, Dot Jazz Series.


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