Marking The 53rd Anniversary Of The March On Washington

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This illustration depicts a yellow fever victim in a Jefferson Street home in Memphis. It's from a series of images entitled "The Great Yellow Fever Scourge — Incidents Of Its Horrors In The Most Fatal District Of The Southern States." Bettmann Archive hide caption

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People at leisure watch boats taking part in the sixth race of the Skutsjesilen competition, a traditional boat race of sailing yachts from several Frisian cities, in Elahuizen, on August 5. Siese Veenstra /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Southside With You' Has Us Asking: Where Is The Love In Black Movies?

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Director Nate Parker, actors Armie Hammer, Penelope Ann Miller, and Chike Okonkwo discuss 'The Birth of a Nation' at the Deadline.com panel at The Samsung Studio during The Sundance Festival 2016. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Samsung hide caption

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The Sound Of Ancient Greek In 'The Iliad'

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Roman Ducksworth in uniform. The Army corporal was shot to death by a white Mississippi police officer in 1962. Courtesy of Cordero Ducksworth and the Syracuse Cold Case Justice Initiative hide caption

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In a country where the share of multiracial children has multiplied tenfold in the past 50 years, it's a good time to take stock of our shared vocabulary when it comes to describing Americans like me. Jeannie Phan for NPR hide caption

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The Smithsonian's Arts and Industries Building first opened to the public in October 1881, though back then it was known as the U.S. National Museum. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Nate Parker attends the The Birth Of A Nation premiere during the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images hide caption

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Nate Parker's Past, His Present, And The Future of 'Birth Of A Nation': Episode 14

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Yoko Ono, John Lennon and their immigration attorney, Michael Wildes (right), leave the Immigration and Naturalization Service in New York City on March 16, 1972. Anthony Camerano/AP hide caption

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John Lennon's Deportation Fight Paved Way For Obama's Deferred Action Policy

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Chewing gum believed to have been masticated by the notorious gangster John Dillinger, now on display at the History of Pharmacy Museum in Tucson, Ariz. History of Pharmacy Museum hide caption

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Need A Fill Of Drugstore History? Try Tucson's Pharmacy Museum

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A screen displays the concert of Mexican folk singer Vicente Fernández in Guadalajara, Mexico, in April, when Fernández announced his retirement. Hector Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Mariachi Music, A Distinctive Yell Speaks To The Soul

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Chris Green, a tribal member, and his son get the dogs out early to round up a herd at Big Cypress Reservation. Carlton Ward Jr/National Geographic Creative hide caption

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South Florida's Seminole Cowboys: Cattle Is 'In Our DNA'

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