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Top Boston news: Mayor angered by violence; low virus testing in Chinatown concerns officials; more

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By Hoodline - Published on June 01, 2020.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Boston.

Ex-police superintendent says riots could be stoked by outside influence, including overseas operatives

"We have individuals who are hijacking what should be legitimate outrage over systemic issues of race in our society and they’re using it to engage in violence for their own purposes,” former Boston Police Superintendent Daniel Linskey said Sunday.

Read the full story on Boston Herald.

Mayor angered by destruction, violence following Boston protests

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh thanked police and protesters on Sunday, while blasting those who helped turn what had been a largely peaceful day into a night of violence.

Read the full story on NBC10 Boston.

Boston officials concerned about low coronavirus testing in Chinatown

City officials are concerned that many Asian American residents may not be getting tested for the new coronavirus. 

Read the full story on NBC10 Boston.

Clergy observe 9 minutes of silence outside police headquarters

Boston clergy stood or kneeled in silence on Sunday outside Boston Police headquarters for nine minutes, the same amount of time a Minneapolis police officer is accused of kneeling on George Floyd's neck, killing him. 

Read the full story on Universal Hub.


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