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Spike Lee directed, wrote and starred in "Do the Right Thing." The landmark film prompted a national conversation about racial tension. Universal/The Kobal Collection hide caption

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'Do The Right Thing' Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

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Signs marking the entrance to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota make it clear when you're literally "off the reservation," but the figurative meaning of the phrase has shifted over time. Kristi Eaton/AP hide caption

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For William Tsutsui, incoming president of Hendrix College and author of Godzilla On My Mind, the iconic lizard is an obsession and an inspiration. Hillsman Jackson hide caption

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How 'Professor Godzilla' Learned To Roar

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Everything I Never Told You is Celeste Ng's debut novel about a Chinese-American family living in 1970s Ohio. She is currently working on a second novel and a collection of short stories. Kevin Day/The Penguin Press hide caption

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'Everything I Never Told You' Exposed In Biracial Family's Loss

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Two young girls watch a World Cup soccer match on a television at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Marion Cotillard stars in The Immigrant, director James Gray's film about a Polish woman's experience after she disembarks at Ellis Island. Anne Joyce/Courtesy of the Weinstein Company hide caption

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Arrivals And Departures: Films Explore The Immigrant Experience

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Had he won the Democratic primary for New York's 13th Congressional District, Adriano Espaillat would have been the first Dominican-born member of Congress. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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David Goodman and Stosh Cotler of Bend the Arc at the U.S. Capitol. Carrie Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Murdered Voting Advocate's Brother Wants Protections Back

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Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party delegates and supporters stage a demonstration on the boardwalk in front of the Atlantic City Convention Center in 1964. Courtesy of George Ballis/Take Stock hide caption

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'Freedom Summer' And 'The Watsons': Powerful TV About A Civil Rights Journey

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Aaron Carapella, a self-taught mapmaker in Warner, Okla., has designed a map of Native American tribes showing their locations before first contact with Europeans. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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The Map Of Native American Tribes You've Never Seen Before

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Rep. Charles Rangel, a Democrat from New York, speaks during a June interview in New York. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Congressman Rangel Battles For Political Survival

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Mexico fans cheer during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group A match between Brazil and Mexico on June 17. Miguel Tovar/Getty Images hide caption

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Some Mexico Fans Feel Unfairly Targeted For World Cup Chants

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