Spike Lee directed, wrote and starred in "Do the Right Thing." The landmark film prompted a national conversation about racial tension. Universal/The Kobal Collection hide caption

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'Do The Right Thing' Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

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Signs marking the entrance to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota make it clear when you're literally "off the reservation," but the figurative meaning of the phrase has shifted over time. Kristi Eaton/AP hide caption

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Two young girls watch a World Cup soccer match on a television at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Black Men Can Be Emotional Eaters, Too

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Sen. Tim Scott's Mission: Build Wealth Among 'The Most Vulnerable'

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Political Chat: Primary Results, Boehner's Obama Lawsuit

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Marion Cotillard stars in The Immigrant, director James Gray's film about a Polish woman's experience after she disembarks at Ellis Island. Anne Joyce/Courtesy of the Weinstein Company hide caption

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Arrivals And Departures: Films Explore The Immigrant Experience

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Ashanti Branch, an assistant principal at Montera Middle School in Oakland, Calif., leads boys in a "check in" circle at his after-school Ever Forward Club. Eric Westervelt/NPR hide caption

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Giving Boys A Bigger Emotional Toolbox

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Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party delegates and supporters stage a demonstration on the boardwalk in front of the Atlantic City Convention Center in 1964. Courtesy of George Ballis/Take Stock hide caption

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'Freedom Summer' And 'The Watsons': Powerful TV About A Civil Rights Journey

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Aaron Carapella, a self-taught mapmaker in Warner, Okla., has designed a map of Native American tribes showing their locations before first contact with Europeans. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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The Map Of Native American Tribes You've Never Seen Before

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A jury of 9th-graders is sworn in at a "teen court" session in Michigan. Jennifer Guerra/Michigan Radio hide caption

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New Approaches To Discipline Strive To Keep Kids Out Of Jail

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