Deborah Luster

After Mother's Murder, Artist Photographs Prisoners

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In Secret World, Girls Of The '60s Advised The Beatles

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When Chris Abani was a boy, he toured the Nigerian countryside as an interpreter for his mother, Daphne Mae Hunt, who wanted to teach women about their menstrual cycles as a form of birth control. Courtesy Chris Abani hide caption

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A Woman's Mission: To Teach Birth Control In Nigeria

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Helen Connors (right), who is part of a Traveller family, says she started school when she was 4 years old. But the community didn't take Traveller girls very seriously — and she says she was called a "knacker" and a "pikey." Nikki Silva hide caption

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Nikki Silva

For Traveller Women In Ireland, Life Is Changing

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Stubb Stubblefield: Archangel Of Barbecue

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Birth Of Rice-A-Roni: The Armenian-Italian Treat

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London's Gardens: Allotments for the People

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An accordionist leads his band at the annual Sheepherders Ball. Roland Studio, ca. 1950. Courtesy John Odiaga. Basque Museum & Cultural Center hide caption

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The Sheepherder's Ball: Hidden Basque Kitchens

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Broncos and Boudin: The Angola Prison Rodeo

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Sugar in the Milk: A Parsi Kitchen Story

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Hercules and Hemings: Presidents' Slave Chefs

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Kibbe at the Crossroads: A Lebanese Kitchen Story

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Children eat hot dogs at Idaho's Minidoka Internment Camp. National Archives; Densho Project hide caption

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Weenie Royale: Food and the Japanese Internment

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The Birth of the Frito

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Beyond Tang: Food in Space

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