Estate Sale-Goers Discover Treasures In Home Of Historian John Hope Franklin

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Africa's Great Civilizations Have Been Suppressed, Gates Says

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Race And The Controversial History Of 'Stand Your Ground' Laws

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President Kennedy addresses a joint session of Congress on Jan. 30, 1961. STF/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Past Presidents Made History In First Address To Congress

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'The Poky Little Puppy' And His Fellow Little Golden Books Are Turning 75

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Danielle Russell admires her new eyelashes after her session at Elle salon. Marian Carrasquero/NPR hide caption

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How The Long-Lash Look Went From The Red Carpet To Everyday Life

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David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike play real-life couple Seretse and Ruth Khama in A United Kingdom. Stanislav Honzik/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation hide caption

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David Oyelowo On The Real 'United Kingdom' Marriage And Its Diplomatic Fallout

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From happy Neolithic-era accident to inspiration for student protests to tabletop staple, butter has had quite the ride over the past 10,000 years. A new book tells the story. Lew Rovertson/Getty Images/StockFood hide caption

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Eric Haseltine: Can The Past Guide Us To Future Scientific Breakthroughs?

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Auto Workers' Union To Launch 'Buy American' Campaign

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Jane Givens searches for her father, Phil, and sister, Biddy, through an ad placed in Cincinnati's The Colored Citizen in 1866. Courtesy of Last Seen hide caption

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After Slavery, Searching For Loved Ones In Wanted Ads

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#AskCokie: Listeners Want To Know About Congressional Oversight

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An Attempt To Save South Carolina's Historical Documents Is Destroying Them

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