Erasing History In The Name Of Diversity (9pm)


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Thirty-one oil portraits have been removed from an auditorium at Brigham and Women's Hospital. They were not of confederate generals or historic slave owners but of past medical and scientific leaders. According to the medical center administration they were removed as part of a diversity initiative to foster a more welcoming environment for the increasingly diverse community. Have we gone a bridge to far when the painting of an accomplished white man is in and of itself a slap in the face to women and minorities?

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