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A Family of Fighters

Ray Hammond, his wife, Gloria, and their two daughters are all uniters - even though they're not always united. Now, at a pivotal moment in Boston's history of race relations, they are the one family that is poised to affect this city's future more than any other.

By Michael Blanding
December 10, 2006

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F or one of the most prominent families in Boston, the Dorchester home of the Rev. Gloria White-Hammond and her husband, the Rev. Ray Hammond, is really quite modest. The living room is sparsely furnished in what White-Hammond likes to call "black period," with a few antique chairs and a settee she bought at auction a few years ago. The ... (Full article: 3843 words)

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