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An Atlanta Neighborhood Tries To Redefine Gentrification

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The Tao Of Cookie: Behind The 'Empire' Character's Many-Layered Persona

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Pope Francis Inspires Black Catholics, Despite Complicated Church History On Race

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Viola Davis accepts the Emmy for outstanding Best Actress in a Drama series for How to Get Away With Murder at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles. Phil McCarten/Invision for the Television Academy hide caption

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'Meet The Patels': One Man's Quest To Find Love, The Old-School Indian Way

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Why A White Poet Posed As Asian To Get Published, And What's Wrong With That

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Savior Or Villain? The Complicated Story Of Pope Francis' Next Saint

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A Physician Asks: Is Being Black Bad For Your Health?

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Margo Jefferson is a writing professor at Columbia University. In 1994, she won a Pulitzer Prize for Criticism for her work at The New York Times. Michael Lionstar/Pantheon hide caption

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Privilege And Pressure: A Memoir Of Growing Up Black And Elite In 'Negroland'

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Mexican and Mexican-American families wait to board Mexico-bound trains in Los Angeles on March 8, 1932. County officials arranged these mass departures as part of "repatriation campaigns," fueled by fears that Mexicans and Mexican-Americans were taking scarce jobs and government assistance during the Great Depression. Los Angeles Public Library/Herald Examiner Collection hide caption

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Mass Deportation May Sound Unlikely, But It's Happened Before

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A White Teen Was Killed By A Cop And No One Took To The Streets. Is That A Problem?

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How Startups Are Using Tech To Try And Fight Workplace Bias

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