Thaws shed light on opportunities, prejudice in Newton

Justin Thaw, left, and Steve Richards, USD 373 Board of Education member, shake hands following the Thaws’ presentation Monday afternoon at the Fox Theatre in Newton. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now JoAnne Thaw talked about when she and her husband Jack moved to Newton many years ago and the prejudice they were faced with, although she said they’ve had more positive than negative experiences during their decades in Newton. Thaw spoke during the Monday afternoon history walk, which was organized by the Newton Community for Racial Justice, and highlighted the Newton


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