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The Big Taboo

Somewhere along the way, we decided that keeping mum about race was the surest route to a colorblind society. Three Tufts psychologists are sweeping the “color line” conversation out from under the carpet, unearthing the deeply held assumptions and stereotypes that play out everywhere from courtrooms to classrooms. By Michael Blanding

The Ultimate Trip

In the sixties, Richard Alpert, A52, was kicked out of Harvard with fellow psychedelic experimenter Timothy Leary. Then, at the feet of a guru in India, he became Ram Dass, spiritual guide to millions. Now he’s thinking about the end of the road. By Sara Davidson

Additional Features I Am the Walrus, Shooting War, Roar of the Greasepaint

Columns Connoisseur: When Wine Meets Cheese, Strong People: Mind-Body Connection, Kids These Days: Firmness Without Fear, Animal Instincts: Too Much Puppy Love, Negotiating Life: Other People’s Interests

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