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The South Asian holiday of Diwali is often called the festival of lights. Author Parth Shah sometimes thinks of it as Christmas with fireworks. Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Diwali Dilemma: My Complicated Relationship With The Swastika

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A subway ride hammers home the reality that many Muslims face: While they fear being hurt by terrorists and vigilantes, others see them as a threat. Ashley Mackenzie for NPR hide caption

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Muslim 'Twoness': Fearful Of Some, Feared By Others

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Looking out at the Atlantic Ocean from Elmina Castle, I felt the pull of different forebears. Courtesy of Kainaz Amaria hide caption

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Finding A Way Home Through 'The Door Of No Return'

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When Latino colleagues from across NPR shared their families' immigration stories for Hispanic Heritage Month, they exposed a rich array of experiences: loss, longing, contradiction and triumph. Chelsea Beck/NPR hide caption

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Qui Nguyen wrote Vietgone to tell the story of his parents' meeting at a Vietnamese refugee camp in Arkansas in 1975. Jesse Dittmar/Courtesy of Qui Nguyen hide caption

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'Vietgone': A Sex Comedy About Mom, Dad And Refugee Camps

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Source: 2016 National Asian American Survey of 1,694 Asian-American and 261 Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander registered voters conducted by telephone between Aug. 10 and Sept. 29, 2016. Alyson Hurt/NPR hide caption

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Native Americans and other activists march to a sacred burial ground site that was disturbed by construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Hundreds of people have joined the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's protest of the oil pipeline. Robyn Beck/Getty Images hide caption

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Police tape is displayed at a crime scene in Chicago where a 16-year-old boy was shot in the head and killed and another 18-year-old man was shot in April. Joshua Lott/Getty Images hide caption

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