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Derrick Z. Jackson

Summers's tortured logic

By Derrick Z. Jackson
Globe Columnist / January 19, 2005

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HARVARD President Lawrence Summers had impeccable timing for his slip of the tongue. It was the beginning of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. Summers spoke at a conference titled, "Diversifying the Science and Engineering Workforce: Women, Underrepresented Minorities and their S. and E. careers." The conference came 44 years after King said: "If we are to implement the ... (Full article: 808 words)

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