Grace sits before a "Welcome Friends" sign in her home.
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June 27, 2015 Boggs, famous for her role in helping shape the labor, civil rights and environmental movements in Detroit, has established a legacy of passionate and philosophical protest.
The sun rising behind the steeple of Emanuel AME Church the morning after nine people were shot and killed inside.
June 18, 2015 In 1822, Vesey, a carpenter and former slave who bought his own freedom with lottery winnings, tried to organize what could have been the nation's biggest slave revolt.
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May 28, 2015 "Combing through mastheads and tables of contents for the names of writers who are not straight white men can make you feel crazy. And it is crazy that doing so is still necessary."
Here's the band.
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May 8, 2015 Simon Tam, the founder and bassist of The Slants, has spent six years trying to register his group's name. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office says the name disparages Asians.
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Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore's prosecutor, announced criminal charges against all six officers suspended after Freddie Gray suffered a fatal spinal injury while in police custody.
May 1, 2015 On Friday, Mosby announced that the death of Freddie Gray was a homicide. She is charging the city police officers with a range of offenses — including second-degree murder and manslaughter.
A man rides a bicycle through heavy smoke from a fire at a nearby store on Monday during unrest following the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore.
April 28, 2015 Here are some words from novelists, poets and rappers that folks are sharing on social media to make sense of what's going on in Baltimore.
"Why are you dressed like Chun Li from Street Fighter?" Eddie asks his mom Jessica.
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April 22, 2015 Its fiercest critic, Eddie Huang, whose memoir inspired the show, says his life isn't recognizable in it. What's "real" or not is up for debate.
April 20, 2015 A coalition of multi-ethnic Hollywood watchdogs is pushing talent agencies to add some color to their lineups.
Sun Hi (Megan Lee), Jodi (Louriza Tronco) and Corki (Erika Tham) star in Make It Pop.
April 16, 2015 K-pop — or Korean pop — makes its latest move toward the center of American pop culture with Nickelodeon's new show, Make It Pop. But beyond "Gangnam Style," how did K-pop evolve?
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A recent study shows there was a nearly 45 percent increase in university-level enrollment in Korean language classes between 2009 and 2013.
April 3, 2015 Overall, college students aren't enrolling in foreign language classes as much as they used to. But more people are enrolling in Korean language classes.
Tip (Rihanna) shares a moment with her mom Lucy (Jennifer Lopez).
March 30, 2015 "I think an immigrant story can be a very large story, and that this one is very large," Tim Johnson, who directed the animated film, told Latino Voices.
The logo of Chop Chop Chinaman restaurant sits on a window outside the dining area Thursday in Chicago.
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March 26, 2015 Both "chop chop" and "Chinaman" have long, complicated histories, which we thought we'd surface in light of this story.
The gesture Kimmy's making doesn't mean the same thing to Dong.
March 26, 2015 With a name like Dong — and so few roles for Asian-American men on TV — it's understandable that this character has been raising eyebrows. But in the context of the show, Dong makes complete sense.
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Cartoonist Ronald Wimberly was told to "lighten up" a Mexican and African-American character.
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March 20, 2015 Artist Ronald Wimberly uses a cartoon essay to tell us this story: He was drawing a Marvel character who's Mexican and African-American, so he drew her brown. But his editor had different ideas.
"It's also interesting because I'm actually black, but you assumed otherwise," Jay Smooth told Nancy Giles.
MSNBC's All In With Chris Hayes
March 18, 2015 Video blogger and DJ Jay Smooth was on MSNBC Tuesday night to talk about Starbucks' "Race Together" campaign, which has already birthed a very public, cringeworthy conversation about race.
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