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The 1918 ban of Black medical students: Addressing our past discrimination to promote diversity in the future\
A Canadian example: "in 1918, we had put in place a policy to formally ban Black students. This policy was approved in a motion by the Queen’s Senate, and it was enforced until 1965. ... the motion that had set the ban in place had never been officially repealed. He asked us to formally rescind the motion, which we did during the October meeting of the Senate."
A Twitter thread
Looks like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has the requisite sleaze factor to be a US congress member: "A rich guy used a PAC to pay @AOC's boyfriend $6,000 when her campaign was running out of money. After AOC won, she gave that rich guy a job in her office. Follow me on a journey."
Teens who seek solitude may know what's best for them, research suggests
"The key factor is choice ... When solitude is imposed on adolescents and young adults, whether as punishment or as a result of social anxiety, it can be problematic. But chosen solitude contributes to personal growth and self-acceptance, they found."