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BOSTON ELECTION : DIFFERENCES APLENTY AT ROX-VOTE’S DISTRICT 7 COUNCIL FORUM
October 29, 2013
Michael Freedberg / Here and Sphere
Full story here:  http://hereandsphere.com/2013/10/29/boston-election-differences-aplenty-at-rox-votes-district-7-council-forum/

“Time and again Crawford insurged his campaign demands : for housing affordability; that the Roxbury innovation Initiative needs all kinds of enterprises; that city services should revive the RISE movement; that gentrification of the District should mean economic development. Crawford spoke rapidly and intensely, a preacher inspiring. His presentation harked back to an earlier time, when oratory glowed hot onto the faces of listeners; yet it also elicited more applause from the 100 or so voters on hand than either Jackson or Owens. He talked at length about his grandmother, living on the third floor of their Ruthven street house even at her age and being feisty, not one to pander to (as Crawford said politicians do too often when addressing seniors); and this, too, drew applause from many.”

Full story here:  http://hereandsphere.com/2013/10/29/boston-election-differences-aplenty-at-rox-votes-district-7-council-forum/

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