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Anita Hill spoke at a discussion about sexual harassment in December 2017.

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‘Another wakeup call’: Anita Hill speaks out about Kavanaugh allegation

In an interview with the Globe ahead of the testimony of Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, Anita Hill said that the Senate is no better prepared to vet claims against a nominee today than it was when she testified about sexual harassment in 1991.

// With Brett Kavanaugh vote, Susan Collins is in middle of a firestorm

The pressure on the Maine Republican began before a woman brought forward an allegation against Kavanaugh that could derail his nomination.

Gas explosions put spotlight on National Grid lockout, safety

The Merrimack Valley disaster could give locked-out union workers leverage over a company that doesn’t want to risk a catastrophe of its own.

// Jay Gonzalez’s revenue plan would tax state’s major colleges and universities

The Democratic gubernatorial nominee has proposed expansive education and transportation plans. Here are details.

Ty Burr | Critic’s Notebook

// Which design for the Boston Common MLK memorial rises to the (mountain)top?

How much should a memorial remake a space before it comes to dominate it? Is dominating that space exactly what a memorial to social activism should do, especially in a city with its own ongoing racial fissures?