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Johanna Fernández, co-curator of a new exhibition about the Young Lords, points to pages of the group's newspaper on display at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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Comedian Wyatt Cenac performs onstage at the Vulture Festival Presents: Comedy Night at The Bell House on May 31 in Brooklyn, New York. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images hide caption

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The Eastside Bicycle Club on a 35 mile Saturday evening ride with stops for tacos. Carlos Morales hide caption

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Chuck Reece, founder and editor-in-chief of The Bitter Southerner, is leading the discussion on what it means to be Southern in a time when the country is fixed on events in the South. Courtesy of Chuck Reece hide caption

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A typical midhike feast once hikers reach their destination. HaeRyun Kang/NPR hide caption

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(From left to right) Student members of the NAACP Ekow Nana-Kweson, Trinity Towns and Anscia Brown. Walter Ray Watson/Walter ray Watson hide caption

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On the recommendation of Kenichi Zenimura, manager Lonnie Goodwin (far right) took his ballclub on a tour of Asia in April 1927. Here, he's pictured with (from left) catcher O'Neal Pullen, pitcher Ajay Johnson and shortstop Biz Mackey. Negro Leagues Baseball Museum/Courtesy of Bill Staples, Jr. hide caption

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A man displays a Confederate flag tattoo as he participates in a rally to show support for the American and Confederate flags on July 11 in Loxahatchee, Fla. Organizers of the rally said that after the Confederate flag was removed from South Carolina's Statehouse, it reinforced their need to show support for the Confederate flag, which some feel is under attack. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Tamara Johnson is a new Outdoor Afro leader in Atlanta. Shereen Marisol Meraji/NPR hide caption

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Robin Thede is head writer for Comedy Central's The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. She's previously been a reporter for E! News, a writer for BET's Real Husbands of Hollywood and head writer for The Queen Latifah Show. Jaxonphotogroup/Courtesy of Robin Thede hide caption

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Coates with his son Samori. Random House hide caption

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Raymond Smith of Charleston, S.C., kneels in prayer in front of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston before a worship service on June 21. Stephen B. Morton/AP hide caption

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