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Then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneels during the national anthem in a game against the Dallas Cowboys last year. Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images hide caption

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We Want Your Questions On Activism In Sports

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Former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin celebrates scoring a touchdown during the 2014 NFC Championship. Christian Petersen/Getty Images hide caption

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'It's A Battle For All Of Us': Anquan Boldin Retires To Focus On Activism

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In Somerset County, Pa., coal was once the economic backbone. But as technology advanced, mines around the country began laying off workers, replacing them with machinery. Laura Roman/NPR hide caption

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Living In Coal Country: Somerset County Residents On The Declining Economy

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Binky is a new social media app where users can scroll, share and like random posts, but all the actions are meaningless. iTunes hide caption

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Meet Binky, The Social Media App Where Nothing Matters

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Sarah Churchill and her daughter Yomi Wrong at their StoryCorps interview in San Francisco. StoryCorps hide caption

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A Mother-Daughter Bond: 'We Have One Heart, You And I'

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Walt Mossberg has been reporting on technology since the 1990s. He plans to retire in June. Mike Kepka/Courtesy of Walt Mossberg hide caption

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After Decades Covering It, Tech Still Amazes Walt Mossberg

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Harrison Browne, hockey player for the Buffalo Beauts and the first openly transgender athlete, announces his retirement. Michael Hertzel/National Women's Hockey League hide caption

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First Openly Transgender Professional Team Athlete Retires

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Kris Jenkins (2) of the Villanova Wildcats shoots the game-winning 3-pointer to defeat the North Carolina Tar Heels 77-74 in the 2016 NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship game at NRG Stadium in Houston. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images hide caption

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