In 2002, five years after a group of black farmers sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture, these men traveled from Manning, S.C., to join a protest outside the USDA. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Members of the Duke Blue Devils celebrate a win against the Baylor Bears during the South regional final of the 2010 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament on Sunday at Reliant Stadium in Houston. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images hide caption

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Scott Rudder (center) takes a welding class at Chicago's Dawson Technical Institute in hopes that his new skills will help him land a job. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption

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On the streets of Kingston, Jamaica, women buy bleaching products sold in plastic bags without labels. Davia Nelson for NPR hide caption

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