Karen Grigsby Bates Karen Grigsby Bates is an NPR correspondent.

'Victoria & Abdul' Explores Colonialism And Islamophobia During Queen's Reign

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A young Chicanita hawks La Raza newspapers at the Poor People's Campaign, Washington, D.C. May-July 1968. Maria Varela/Maria Varela Photography hide caption

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'From The Mundane To The Magnificent': Photos From The Chicano Rights Movement

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Justice Bus Marks 10 Years Of Providing Free Legal Counsel To California Immigrants

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Chairman and CEO Linda Johnson Rice speaks at Ebony magazine's Power 100 Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., last December. Earl Gibson III/Getty Images hide caption

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#EbonyOwes: 99 Problems And Money Is One

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Writers Launch #EbonyOwes Twitter Campaign In Demand For Back Pay

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Octavia Butler at home. A lifelong bibliophile, she considered libraries sacred spaces. (c) Patti Perret/The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens hide caption

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Octavia Butler: Writing Herself Into The Story

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American Muslim shop owner waits for customers as he sells different types of lanterns for sale as part of preparations for the Holy Month of Ramadan in Bayridge neighborhood in Brooklyn borough of New York, United States on May 24, 2017. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Gwendolyn Brooks poses with her first book of poems, A Street in Bronzeville. AP hide caption

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Remembering The Great Poet Gwendolyn Brooks At 100

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