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Written by Leela Sanikop

Monday 08.05.2019

Harvard Suspends Economist Roland Fryer, A MacArthur Genius, After Sexual Harassment Claims

A Harvard professor who did a controversial study on race and law enforcement has been suspended by Harvard University over sexual harassment allegations.

Historic Step: Glasgow University To Pay $24.3M In Slave Trade Reparations, Benefit Jamaican University

Glasgow University received thousands of donations during the 18th and 19th centuries and some of them, used for scholarships and endowments, were linked to slave-trade profits.

Black Teen Who Shot At Car Of White Folks Says He Was Just Bustin’ Back

Devonta Allen, 18, has been charged with four counts of felony assault for shooting at four people in two cars while yelling “I don’t like white people in my hood,” reported the New York Post.

Update On Gold Heist: Thieves Steal $30M In 3 Minutes In Brazil

It took eight armed men less than three minutes to make off with $30 million worth of gold bars at the Sao Paulo international airport, in what could be the second-largest heist in the history of Brazil.

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‘I Decided To Cut My Own Check’: Chase Minnifield Transitioned From Sports To Tech. Now He’s Helping Other Athletes

Generating revenue in the first year of business is uncommon for many tech startups but a few companies launch and take off running towards their goal.