Political Headlines - September 6, 2013

  • Don't force out black candidates:  Instead of being intimidated by gulfs in fund-raising and polling, activists should spend the time left before the Sept. 24 primary asking citizens to give all the candidates a serious look. Derrick Z. Jackson reports. 


  • Black leaders split on mayoral race strategy: Boston's black community is divided: Some support whittling down the field of candidates of color to unite behind one, and others staunchly oppose the effort. Akilah Johnson details the divide.