"We deserve neither credit nor blame for our ancestors and the degree of interest in this story suggests that we are, as a nation, still grappling with the terrible legacy of slavery," Affleck wrote. John Shearer/AP hide caption

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Let's Get Weird, a BuzzFeed Event sponsored by The CW at South by Southwest, on March 8, 2014, in Austin, Texas. Hal Horowitz/Invision/AP hide caption

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Furious 7 has hit the $1 billion worldwide box-office mark, two days faster any other film. Earlier this month, stars Sung Kang, left, and Ludacris attend the film's Los Angeles premiere. Michael Kovac/Getty Images hide caption

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American journalist Ned Parker (foreground) is the Reuters bureau chief in Baghdad. He fled Iraq last week after receiving threats in response to reports on human rights abuses by Shiite militias allied with Iraq's government. He's shown here at Iraq's Foreign Ministry in 2007. Courtesy of Ned Parker hide caption

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As the new season of Game of Thrones begins, Tyrion Lannister (played by Peter Dinklage) is on the run after killing his manipulative father. HBO hide caption

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