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Boston's Racist Legacy and the Sun Unity Tower

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Boston's Racist Legacy and the Sun Unity Tower

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Boston's Racist Legacy and the Sun Unity Tower

Boston's Racist Legacy and the Sun Unity Tower

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Boston were embroiled in violent struggles to prevent court-ordered busing. The legacy of that historic period still hovers over Boston. One woman believes that the key to transforming the city's image and its reality may lie in four simple lines of poetry — and a tower of glass. NPR's Phillip Martin reports on Sara Ting's "Sun Poem:"

Are you greater than the sun

that shines on everyone: Black,

Brown, Yellow, Red and White

the sun does not discriminate.

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