In "Legacy," a physician explores the obstacles keeping Black Americans out of medicine

Jan 25, 2024
Doctor and author Uché Blackstock describes the influence her mother had over her career in an excerpt from her book.
Uché Blackstock, left, stands with her mother, Dale Blackstock, and twin sister, Oni Blackstock. They were the first Black mother-daughter legacies to graduate from Harvard Medical School.
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Economist and philosopher Amartya Sen on the memories that shaped his research

Jan 24, 2022
Nobel laureate Amartya Sen looks back at the moments that influenced his thinking in his new memoir, "Home in the World."
Amartya Sen in 2004. The pain of war and famine made an impression on him during his youth.
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