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Rick Stone (left) was a gang member from Cabrini-Green who was asked to play himself in Cooley High. AIP/The Kobal Collection hide caption

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40 Years Later, The Cast Of 'Cooley High' Looks Back WBEZ

After the filming finished, cast members of Cooley High went their separate ways. Now they reflect.

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Author Roxane Gay in Coleman hall on the campus of Eastern Illinois University. Gay recently wrote an op-ed explaining why she will not forgive the suspect of the the Charleston shooting. Courtesy of Jay Grabiec hide caption

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A group of dads from Project Fatherhood join author Jorja Leap to celebrate the publication of her book, Project Fatherhood: A Story of Courage and Healing in One of America's Toughest Communities. Todd Cheney/Courtesy of UCLA Photography hide caption

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Dylann Roof, the man who is charged with killing nine people in a mass shooting in Charleston, S.C., is a "millennial." But when that term is used, it's usually describing a very different subset of young people. AP hide caption

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The sun rising behind the steeple of Emanuel AME Church the morning after nine people were shot and killed inside. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons and Shameik Moore star in the new film, Dope. Scott Falconer/Courtesy of Open Road Films hide caption

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