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

African-American and Mexican, Nick Gabaldon carved a path for surfers of color. He died in 1951, but access to surfing can still be limited.

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Gangsta Rap Swap Meet Proprietor Wan Joon Kim Has Died

Kim sold some of the earliest work of DJ Quik, Dr. Dre and Eazy-E in the mid-1980s, when few knew them and fewer stores would sell their music.

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