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The endorsement of former state Sen. Bill Owens appears to have been just an appetizer. Mayoral hopeful Sam Yoon's campaign served up on Monday the endorsement of community activist Mel King, the first African-American to win Boston's preliminary election... Read more
The Boston Phoenix has reached back into its archives for this June 1979 profile of Mel King when he was running for mayor. Some of the highlights: Still later, as a fledgling member of the Massachusetts House, King attracted more attention for his... Read more
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