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Imagine

Imagine what can be achieved when older spaces are repurposed.

Vice article on repurposed spaces has great shots of Collinwood Recreation Center, Bell Works, and Grand Plaza

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Is it “acting white” to study “acting white”

Yes somebody is studying that. Sounds surprising, but believe it or not academic research on “Acting White” shows that studying leads to being a social outcast.

Obama talking about “Acting White.”

Trump supporters changing the definition of acting white

AP PHOTOS: Scenes of violence at U.S. Capitol shock world

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Is it possible to steal Valor?

To quote the movie Broken Arrow. I don’t know which is worse, that it happened or that you have a name for it. The downside as we read is that busybodies insist on challenging actual veterans about every detail of their service because of the bad apples.

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/10/26/how-to-spot-a-military-impostor