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Opinion

JOAN VENNOCHI

Will women turn tide for Charlotte Golar Richie?

“I’m Every Woman” — a circa 1978 disco hit — blasted in the background as Charlotte Golar Richie faced a packed crowd at “Women for Charlotte” at the Bell in Hand Tavern.

“Making history” was the underlying theme of the night — what Golar Richie would do if she becomes the first African-American and the first woman to win election as mayor of Boston. But she began by downplaying that riff.

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