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Black voters split in Boston’s mayoral race

Community mulls abundance of candidates

Graying black men gathered at a McDonald’s in Roxbury, sipping coffee from paper cups as they hashed out the topics of the day: Celtics basketball, changing weather, and, this week, the candidates running for mayor.

“The only two respectable ones are [Charlotte Golar] Richie and [Councilor Charles C.] Yancey,” said 70-year-old George Washington.

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