Harold Lee's son Henry, perched on the roof of a camera truck, helped produce and import Chinese-language films from Hong Kong and China in the late 1940s. Courtesy of the Lee Family hide caption

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In the new film adaptation of Twelve Years A Slave, Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Solomon Northup, a black man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841. Jaap Buitendijk/Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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Protesters chant during the immigration reform rally in front of the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday. Capitol Police arrested 200 demonstrators after they sat down and blocked a street. Abbey Oldham/NPR hide caption

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Students and alumni line up at Howard University in Washington, D.C., before August's commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Nathaniel Grann/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Sam Li, 52 (center, lime green) has been playing 9-man volleyball for nearly 30 years and keeps up with the younger players. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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