Inside 'The Black Hand' Crime Wave A Century Ago

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Georgetown University To Offer Slave Descendants Preferential Admissions

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Fortified dwelling and open air banquet, detail from a mosaic portraying a Nilotic landscape from El Alia, Tunisia. Roman Civilisation, 2nd century. Musée National Du Bardo (Archaeological Museum) DeAgostini/Getty Images hide caption

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The Rev. Cecil Murray, Then And Now On The 1992 LA Riots

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Who Gains And Who's Left Out Of Georgetown's Reparations Plan

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How The Gun Debate Has Changed Since Reagan

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A screenshot from a video about the Sikh community that is part of a large awareness campaign. The project was funded entirely by grass-roots donations. The campaign's ads will air nationally. We Are Sikhs/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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People gather in the Pico-Union neighborhood of Los Angeles during rioting following the acquittal of four police officers in the beating of Rodney King in 1992. The neighborhood looks similar today as it did 25 years ago. It's still more than 80 percent Latino, with lots of immigrant families from Mexico and Central America. Gary Leonard/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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As Los Angeles Burned, The Border Patrol Swooped In

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The elaborate Alnwick Garden in northeast England includes a "Poison Garden" that showcases plants with killer properties. Visitors are invited to look but not touch or even smell. Joanne Silberner for NPR hide caption

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The Ella Fitzgerald Centennial: Our 'First Lady Of Song'

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