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Tufts University to remove Sackler name from buildings and programs

Tufts University to remove Sackler name from buildings and programs

Tufts University said Thursday that it will remove the Sackler name from facilities and programs “starting immediately.” The Sackler name will come down from the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, the Center for Medical Education, the Laboratory for the Convergence of Biomedical, Physical and Engineering Sciences and various programs, according to an letter posted…MORE

NYPD appoints first black chief of detectives

NYPD appoints first black chief of detectives

The New York City Police Department got a new chief of detectives this week — the first black person to hold the role since the force’s founding almost 200 years ago. That’s according to a spokesperson for the NYPD, which appointed Rodney Harrison to the position Wednesday. Harrison formerly served as chief of patrol, where…MORE

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