Little Green opens in 1967 and follows Easy Rawlins' search for a young man who disappeared after visiting the Sunset Strip, seen here in 1966. HF/AP hide caption

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Ever-Changing L.A. Links Walter Mosley To His Mid-Century P.I.

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Actor James Gandolfini Dies Suddenly While On Vacation

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Daniel P. Moynihan appeared before the Senate Government Operations subcommittee in 1966. He had conducted a study on poverty among blacks. Bettmann/Corbis hide caption

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Moynihan Black Poverty Report Revisited 50 Years Later

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Economic Improvement Remains Stagnant For Poor Blacks

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The Reaction To Michelle Obama's Reaction To A Heckler

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Surfers surround a celebrant who pours libations and says prayers to honor the spirit of surfers past and present and to give thanks to the sea for providing sustenance and recreation. Karen Grigsby Bates/NPR hide caption

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Barrier-Breaking Surfer's Legacy A Reminder Of Work To Do

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Actress Marla Gibbs (as maid Florence Johnston) and actor Sherman Hemsley (as her boss, George Jefferson), appear in an episode of The Jeffersons. CBS/Landov hide caption

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History Makes Hiring Household Help A Complex Choice

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Mexican-American Civil Rights Activist Salvador Castro Dies

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Dumbfoundead: A Rising Star In A Genre In Transition

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Pam Thatcher and her family ultimately moved into her mother's two-bedroom apartment because they couldn't make rent. Courtesy Devon Terrilll/Viewfilm productions/HBO hide caption

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'American Winter' Families Struggle To Survive Fall From Middle Class

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Gangsta Rap Swap Meet Proprietor Wan Joon Kim Has Died

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Guests at the party included Johnson Publishing magnate John Johnson and his wife, Eunice, and Whitney M. Young, head of the National Urban League. Abbie Rowe/Courtesy of JFK Presidential Library hide caption

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1963 Emancipation Proclamation Party Lacked A Key Guest

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Some See Fired-Cop Who's On The Lam As A Victim

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