Diaspora Gala celebrates achievements of people of color in Lynn

Josie Santos is the head of the Diaspora Gala, a gala being held by Beyond Walls to inspire Lynn's people of color to set high goals and strive to achieve them. (Olivia Falcigno)
LYNN — Josie Santos is from Brazil, and came to the United States when she was still in college.  Yet she’d use the word “diaspora” to describe not only her circumstances but those of any immigrant who comes to the United States to live.  The word “diaspora” is usually associated with the mass dispersion of…

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