Cruz Reynoso was the first Latino justice on the California Supreme Court. Courtesy of California Supreme Court hide caption

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In the weeks and months after Ecuadorean immigrant Marcelo Lucero was attacked and slain in Patchogue, N.Y., members of the community came together to denounce the pattern of violence against Latinos in the area. Courtesy of Jackson Hill Photography, LLC hide caption

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Black Freedmen, who are descended from the slaves of Cherokee Indians, protest their expulsion on Sept. 2 outside a regional Bureau of Indian Affairs office in Muskogee, Okla. Marilyn Vann, in pink, is the president of the Descendants of Freedmen Association. Alex Kellogg/NPR hide caption

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Ellaraino (right), spoke about her late grandmother with her friend Baki AnNur at StoryCorps in Los Angeles. StoryCorps hide caption

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