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In Metástasis, Diego Trujillo (center) plays Walter Blanco, a chemistry teacher who sells crystal meth with his former student José Miguel Rosas, played by Roberto Urbina. Manuel Rodriguez/UniMás hide caption

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Alain Locke is buried at the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C. He lies near many of the nation's early congressmen and next to the first director of the Smithsonian's Museum of African Art. Adam Cole/NPR hide caption

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Daily Show correspondent Michael Che will become the first black co-anchor of Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update. Paul Marotta/Courtesy of Michael Che hide caption

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Many of the shops on the protest route were temporarily closed. This cross is the third in a series of pictures on this store's wall. Together, they read: "Oh The Blood." Eric Kayne for NPR hide caption

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Demonstrators last month chanted on West Florissant, one of the main boulevards in Ferguson, Mo. According to a state report, nearly 9 in 10 people stopped by the police in 2013 were black. Eric Kayne for NPR hide caption

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Lindolfo Carballo, an immigrant from El Salvador, meets his son, Raynel, outside school. In El Salvador, he says, families often "teach their boys one thing and their girls differently." He's trying to set a different example for his children. Sarah Tilotta for NPR hide caption

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