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All Things Considered for July 18, 2010

Maj. Peter L. Robinson served in WWI and taught in Washington, D.C., schools for 40 years. Some of his WWI possessions have been collected by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, opening in 2015. Courtesy Smithsonian Institution hide caption

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National Museum Home To Black Heroes And Foes

A Slave Trader's Buttons; The Tin Man's Costume; Bo Diddley's Hat

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Brian and Kendra Cosom want to make their marriage last. Coburn Dukehart/NPR hide caption

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One Black Couple Who's Beaten The Odds, So Far

One Black Couple Who's Beaten The Odds, So Far

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The yachting cap with the black leather bill, the long white mustache and the floppy bow tie were all part of Sir Thomas Lipton's trademark "Great Lipton" persona. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division hide caption

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Sir Thomas Lipton And His Empire Of Tea

Sir Thomas Lipton And His Empire Of Tea

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In his book, California Schemin', Scottish-born Gavin Bain recalls the lie that led to the creation of his rap group Silibil 'N Brains. Courtesy of artist hide caption

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The Fake 'American' Rappers Who Fooled Everyone

The Fake 'American' Rappers Who Fooled Everyone

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All Things Considered for July 17, 2010

Chateau Jiahu is made of rice, grapes, hawthorn berries, honey and chrysanthemum flowers. The recipe might be the same as one of the world's first alcoholic beverages. Brad Horn/NPR hide caption

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Aged 9,000 Years, Ancient Beer Finally Hits Stores

Aged 9,000 Years, Ancient Beer Finally Hits Stores

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As Jazari, Patrick Flanagan plays elaborate percussion compositions using two Wii remotes. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jazari: A One-Man, Wii-Operated Drum Circle

Jazari: A One-Man, Wii-Operated Drum Circle

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