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Black Men Are Pushed to Pursue Sports. Why Not Medicine?

Former NFL player Nate Hughes, shown here in 2009, recently became a physician.Gray Quetti/Cal Sport/ZUMA Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.This story was originally published by Undark and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Aaron Bolds didn’t consider becoming a physician until…

The California Recall Effort Has Officially Failed

Bloomberg/Getty Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.California voters have chosen to retain Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom in the state’s high-profile gubernatorial recall election, with early results giving the first-term governor a landslide 70-30 mandate to remain in office. That means the Democratic-leaning…