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As members of the local Muslim community, Summer Hamad and her daughter Marjan Hamad were personally affected by the murder of three young Muslim-Americans in Chapel Hill, N.C., on Feb. 10, 2015. After the shootings, they both decided to begin wearing the hijab. Reema Khrais hide caption

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Chris Rock speaks onstage during the 2012 Academy Awards at the Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, Calif. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell holds a press conference on October 8, 2014 in New York City. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Morris Robinson in the Los Angeles Opera's 2009 production of The Magic Flute. Los Angeles Opera hide caption

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Oh, weird, a street scene in Mumbai where everything isn't covered in neon clouds of dust. Is this really even India? Subhendu Sarkar/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Carolina "Maria" Hurtado in the now abandoned maternity ward of the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, where she was sterilized four decades ago. Renee Tajima-Peña hide caption

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Sophomore Morgan Wang (center) takes part in a rehearsal of The Miser at Arroyo Pacific Academy in Arcadia, Calif., last November. Wang plays Marianne in the play. Maya Sugarman/KPCC hide caption

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