Bride Jennifer Uniglicht tries on a gown at Curvaceous Couture, a bridal boutique specializing in plus-size designer gowns. Proprietors Yukia Walker and Yuneisia Harris (right) star in the new TLC show, Curvy Brides. TLC hide caption

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What do you see in this image? An "uprising" or a "riot"? David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Ms. Payne interviewing a soldier from Chesapeake, Va., in Vietnam in 1967. Courtesy of the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center/Harper Collins hide caption

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Rev. Willie Barrow, a 'superdelegate,' attending the opening night of the 2008 Democratic National Convention. The long-time activist, who was a mentor to President Obama, died on Thursday. Melanie Stetson Freeman/Christian Science Monitor/Getty hide caption

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Anna Julia Cooper was the fourth African-American woman in the U.S. to earn a doctoral degree. Scurlock Studios/Smithsonian hide caption

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Claude Sitton, then-editor of the News & Observer, works in his office at the newspaper in Raleigh, N.C., in 1990. Sitton, who was a leader among reporters covering the civil rights movement in the South in the 1950s and '60s and later won a Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary, died Tuesday, March 10, 2015. He was 89. Harry Lynch/The News & Observer via AP hide caption

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Rabbi Max Nussbaum (left) and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Los Angeles. Temple Israel of Hollywood hide caption

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According to a new study from African-American Policy Forum, black girls and teens are disproportionately impacted by zero-tolerance policies in schools. Terry Vine/Getty Images hide caption

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