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Eric Weinberger, longtime social justice activist; 74

Eric Weinberger protested at the Boston Common in 1995 against an ordinance against loitering after 11:30 p.m. Eric Weinberger protested at the Boston Common in 1995 against an ordinance against loitering after 11:30 p.m. (Michael Robinson-Chavez/Globe Staff file)
By Bryan Marquard
Globe Staff / February 10, 2007

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Speaking in 1962 to a panel led by Eleanor Roosevelt, civil rights activist Eric Weinberger described what police did after he was arrested in Tennessee earlier that year while helping sharecroppers make and sell leather tote bags. (Full article: 969 words)

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