Code Switch Race and identity, remixed.

Supporters of Akai Gurley's family gather outside the courthouse where former New York City police officer Peter Liang was sentenced for Gurley's shooting death in Brooklyn, N.Y. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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When a megastar like Prince dies, collective mourning ensues. But if you didn't grow up hooked on the music — whether out of taste, or even because you weren't allowed — these moments can be somewhat isolating. Todd Davidson/Flickr Creative Commons hide caption

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Pablo Ramirez, left, with his family in Los Angeles. Since moving to San Francisco for college, Pablo has become less tolerant when he notices racial slights directed against his family. Adrian Florido/NPR hide caption

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Racial Awakening, Pride And Fear: One Latino Perspective On 'The Obama Effect'

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Siblings Sangeeta (from left), Sunil and Ravi Tripathi. Sunil went missing weeks before the Boston Marathon, and media outlets misidentified him as one of the bombing suspects. One Production Place hide caption

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How Social Media Smeared A Missing Student As A Terrorism Suspect

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Comic W. Kamau Bell On Standing Tall And Finding Humor In America's Racism

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tries his hand at some racial humor at the 94th annual Inner Circle Dinner in New York. David Handschuh/AP hide caption

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On Policing In Baltimore, Activist DeRay Mckesson Gets Retweets. Can He Get Votes?

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Block associations on the South Side have long pushed to make their neighborhoods cleaner and safer, but investment from developers and retailers has been slow to follow. Bill Healy/St. Martin's Press hide caption

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President Bill Clinton speaks about his crime bill to police officers at the Justice Department in April 1994. This week, Clinton defended the measure, which has been criticized by Black Lives Matter protesters. Joshua Roberts/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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