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A worker cleans up glass outside a Quiznos restaurant that was damaged during a demonstration Tuesday in Ferguson, Mo. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters and law enforcement officers face off during a protest outside the Ferguson Police Department in October. Ferguson police statistics show the department arrest blacks at a higher rate than other racial groups — but that disparity is true for police departments across the country. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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Edward Blum announces the filing of two lawsuits on Monday, challenging the alleged racial preference admissions policies of Harvard and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Hema Ramaswamy prepares backstage for her performance. She studied with Chitra Venkateswaran (right) for 4 1/2 years in preparation for this recital. Preston Merchant hide caption

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"My hope has always been to make movies with people of color in them but tell stories that are universal," says Gina Prince-Bythewood. Suzanne Tenner/Blackbird Productions hide caption

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