[By Lee Ross, Acumen Editor] It's clear to anyone who knows me that as an Anglophile, the thought of British Christmas, Boxing Day, and New Year's celebrations are permanent staples to my wish lists. With quarantines and travel restrictions once again on the rise, I was in jeopardy of turning into a right "Bitter Betty," when the trailer of Boxing Day found its way into my inbox. In the tradition of holiday romance classics like Love Actually and The Best Man Holiday, Boxin
Charting & Challenging Eugenics 2021 Dr. Shantella Sherman The Acumen Group A decade ago, I covered a public hearing of the Eugenics Task Force Listening Session held in Raleigh, N.C., that allowed survivors of North Carolina’s forced sterilizations to give testimonies of their experiences. Depositions detailed accounts of children and young adults being coerced by social workers, public health administrators, physicians, teachers, and neighbors into hospitals and sterilized.