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Russell Peters has made a career of poking fun at ethnic peculiarities. He is now one of the highest-earning comedians. Michael Tullberg/Getty Images hide caption

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Comedian Russell Peters Capitalizes On Indian Roots

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Mario Van Peebles On A 'Post-Racial' America

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'Shop Talk': Did Obama Missteps Lead To Massachusetts Defeat?

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Listeners Have Their Say On Graphic Haiti Images

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'Wench' Explores Intimate Relationships Between Slaves And Masters

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Nikkole Salter as Taylor (from left), Jason Dirden as Kent, Billy Eugene Jones as Flip and Rosie Benton as Kimber in Stick Fly at Arena Stage. Scott Suchman/Arena Stage hide caption

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Pride And Privilege — And Prejudice — On Stage

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Nation Commemorates King Holiday

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In Las Vegas, African-Americans Rally Around Reid

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The 'Post-Racial' Conversation, One Year In

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Black American civil rights leader Martin Luther King (1929 - 1968) addresses crowds during the March On Washington at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC, where he gave his 'I Have A Dream' speech. Agence France Presse/Getty Images hide caption

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'I Have A Dream' Speech, In Its Entirety

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Obama Pays Tribute To Martin Luther King

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The poster used to advertise King's appearance at Bethel College on Jan. 21, 1960. Courtesy Mennonite Library and Archives/Bethel College hide caption

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Lost King Speech To Be Heard After 50 Years

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Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick looks on as President Obama speaks at a Boston fundraiser for the governor in October 2009. Gerald Herbert/AP Photo hide caption

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For Mass. City, Black Leaders Are 'Business As Usual'

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Are We Overlooking The Black Power Behind Obama?

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