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  2. 2021 United States Capitol attack - Wikipedia

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    On January 6, 2021, a mob of 2,000–2,500 supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump attacked the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. They sought to overturn his defeat in the 2020 presidential election by disrupting the joint session of Congress assembled to count electoral votes that would formalize President-elect Joe Biden's victory.

  3. New York Yankees - Wikipedia

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    Brian Cashman is the team's general manager, and Aaron Boone is the team's field manager. The team's home games were played at the original Yankee Stadium from 1923 to 1973 and from 1976 to 2008. In 1974 and 1975, the Yankees shared Shea Stadium with the Mets, in addition to the New York Jets and the New York Giants .

  4. Mentorship - Wikipedia

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    In many secondary and post-secondary schools, mentorship programs are offered to support students in program completion, confidence building, and transitioning to further education or the workforce. There are also peer mentoring programs designed specifically to bring under-represented populations into science and engineering. Resilience

  5. Women in computing - Wikipedia

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    In 1986, Lixia Zhang was the only woman and graduate student to participate in the early Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) meetings. Zhang was involved in early Internet development. [133] In 1982, Marsha R. Williams became the first African American woman to earn a Ph.D. in computer science.

  6. Ebook - Wikipedia

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    An ebook (short for electronic book), also known as an e-book or eBook, is a book publication made available in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, readable on the flat-panel display of computers or other electronic devices.

  7. Jeff Bezos - Wikipedia

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    In late 1993, Bezos read that the Internet was growing at a rate of 2300% a year, and decided to establish an online bookstore. He and his then-wife, MacKenzie, left their jobs at D. E. Shaw and founded Amazon in a rented garage in Bellevue on July 5, 1994, after writing its business plan on a cross-country drive from New York City to Seattle.

  8. Martin Luther King Jr. - Wikipedia

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    Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr.; January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesman and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968.

  9. Barack Obama - Wikipedia

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    Barack Hussein Obama II (/ b ə ˈ r ɑː k h uː ˈ s eɪ n oʊ ˈ b ɑː m ə / bə-RAHK hoo-SAYN oh-BAH-mə; born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017.