The Cosby Show starred Bill Cosby and Phylicia Rashad as Cliff and Clair Huxtable, an upper-middle-class couple in New York. Tempestt Bledsoe, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Lisa Bonet and Keshia Knight Pulliam played four of their five children. Frank Carroll/AP hide caption

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Adrian Peterson (right) was ordered to stay away from his team, the Minnesota Vikings, while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Alain Locke is buried at the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C. He lies near many of the nation's early congressmen and next to the first director of the Smithsonian's Museum of African Art. Adam Cole/NPR hide caption

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Daily Show correspondent Michael Che will become the first black co-anchor of Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update. Paul Marotta/Courtesy of Michael Che hide caption

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Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry has taken indefinite leave from the team for making racially charged comments about Luol Deng when the team pursued the free agent this year. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Neonta Williams (left) shares family letters dating back to 1901 with preservationist Kimberly Peach during the Smithsonian's Save our African American Treasures program at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Peach advises her to use archive-quality polyester sleeves to protect the fragile papers, rather than store them in a zip-lock bag. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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A line of people wait to speak during a meeting of the Ferguson City Council on Tuesday. The meeting was the first for the council since the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a city police officer. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Michael Brown's parents Lesley McSpadden (left) and Michael Brown Sr. (right) flank attorney Anthony Gray as he speaks at a news conference held Tuesday, one month after Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Mo. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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