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Racial divide in mayoral fund-raising

An unmistakable divide has emerged in Boston’s wide-open race for mayor: Fund-raising has been dominated by white candidates.

By mid-August, no candidate of color had raised more than $220,000. Four white candidates had amassed two to four times as much in the same crucial stretch leading to September’s preliminary election. In fact, on four occasions, a white candidate hauled in more than $220,000 in a single month.

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