Author Archives: Alex Tananbaum

Summit Weekly Briefing: Week of 5/31/21

A family reads the Black Wall Street memorial during the 100 year anniversary of the Greenwood Massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Read more about Greenwood in the “Actions” section. Lawrence Bryant/Rueters via Rueters.  Your Summit Weekly Briefing By Alex Tananbaum and Ashwath Vimal   Disclaimer: Though the Weekly Briefings are no longer tagged in the Opinions section of Summit News and we

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Summit Briefing: Week of 5/10/21

A high school student receives their first vaccine dose in Boston. Jessica Hill/Associated Press via The Boston Globe.  Your Summit Weekly Briefing By Alex Tananbaum and Ashwath Vimal    Disclaimer: Though the Weekly Briefings are no longer tagged in the Opinions section of Summit News and we try to remain as unbiased as possible, our opinions may show through in this

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Summit Briefing: Week of 5/3/21

Asylum seekers from El Salvador wait at a Texas bus station after being released by US immigration officials. Via CNN. Your Summit Weekly Briefing By Alex Tananbaum and Ashwath Vimal    Disclaimer: Though the Weekly Briefings are no longer tagged in the Opinions section of Summit News and we try to remain as unbiased as possible, our opinions may show through

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Summit Briefing: Week of 4/19/21

Flag waves over raiser wire fence.

An American flag waves behind a wire fence, erected in preparation for the Derek Chauvin trial decision. Mr. Chauvin was convicted on all charges Tuesday the 20th. (Chelsea Lauren/Shutterstock via ABC News). Your Summit Weekly Briefing By Alex Tananbaum and Ashwath Vimal    Disclaimer: Though the Weekly Briefings are no longer tagged in the Opinions section of Summit News and we try

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Summit Briefing: Week of 3/15/21

Isaac Hawkins Hall at Georgetown

Isaac Hawkins Hall at Georgetown University. Isaac Hawkins was the first enslaved person listed in the university’s documents. CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn, via America the Jesuit Review. Your Summit Weekly Briefing By Alex Tananbaum and Ashwath Vimal    Disclaimer: Though the Weekly Briefings are no longer tagged in the Opinions section of Summit News and we try to remain as unbiased as

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