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The student population at D'Leisha Dent's high school, Central High in Tuscaloosa, Ala., is almost entirely African-American. Dent says she and her peers wish they had more opportunities to interact with white students.

The Race Card Project: Six-Word Essays

Six Words: 'Segregation Should Not Determine Our Future'

Central High School in Tuscaloosa, Ala., was once considered a model of desegregation. Today, the school's population is 99 percent black. One family's story underscores three generations of change.

Tatiana Maslany plays Sarah, as well as some other characters, on BBC America's Orphan Black.

Monkey See

Tatiana Maslany On Looking Herself In The Eye

The Orphan Black actress talks with Morning Edition about the return of her BBC America series. On the show, she plays multiple roles, and advanced technology helps her pull it off.

Cristina Peña was born with HIV. In high school, she was afraid to tell her boyfriend, Chris Ondaatje, about her illness. The couple have since been together 13 years.

StoryCorps

Born With HIV, Building A Future

In high school, Cristina Pena was afraid to tell her boyfriend, Chris Ondaatje, that she was HIV-positive. She needn't have worried. More than a decade later, they're still together.

The Fog Hutchinson Andrew Trio 0:12

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    Prairie Modern
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Wilds Hutchinson Andrew Trio 1:32

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Valhalla Emancipator 0:30

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    Dusk to Dawn
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    Dusk to Dawn
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Intelligentsiya Signal Hill 0:30

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Ue o Muite Aruko (Sukiyaki) Kyu Sakamoto 0:31

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    Sukiyaki and Other Japanese Hits
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Tiptoes in the Parlor Peals 0:59

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    When the Soul is Settled: Music of Iraq
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Taqsim Maqam Kurd Rahim Alhaj 1:29

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