New Orleans Mayor Delivers Message On Race In Monuments Speech

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African-American students say they matriculated at Duke Divinity School expecting to enhance their calling with top-notch theological training at a prestigious program. But instead, they say, they entered a racial nightmare. Jackie O/Flickr/Creative Commons hide caption

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In a recent study from National Center for Education Statistics found even after controlling for academic achievement in high school, black and Latino students attend selective institutions at far lower rates and drop out of college more often. Cesar Okada/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Rachel Lindsay works as an attorney in Dallas. She was in the 21st season of The Bachelor and now stars in the 13th season of The Bachelorette. Paul Hebert/ABC hide caption

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'The Bachelorette' May Have A Black Star, But It's Still Set In A White World

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Supreme Court Rejects 2 N.C. Congressional Districts As Unconstitutional

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A statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, as it was removed from its longtime resting place in New Orleans on Friday. Lee's statue was the last of four Confederate monuments to be removed under a 2015 City Council vote. Scott Threlkeld/AP hide caption

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Charles Barkley and executive producer Dan Partland speak during the American Race Press Luncheon in May in New York City. Theo Wargo/Getty Images hide caption

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Rachel Lindsay Will Debut As The First Black 'Bachelorette'

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For three generations, members of the White family have served as police officers in the Indianapolis Police Department. Pictured are Clarence Sr. (from left), Clarence Jr., Rodney Sr., Keith, LeEtta, Rodney Jr., Christopher and Thomas White. Courtesy of the White Family hide caption

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How Policing Has Changed For 3 Generations Of Black Police Officers

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Rodney Stotts walks across the roof of the Matthew Henson Earth Conservation Center with one of his hawks. A former drug dealer, he is now a falconer — one of only 30 African-American falconers in the U.S., he says. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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In Washington, D.C., A Program In Which Birds And People Lift Each Other Up

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Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee in 1965. Jack Mitchell/Getty Images hide caption

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Who's Afraid Of A Diverse Cast?

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Catalina Rodriguez-Lima runs a city office whose mission is to attract new immigrants to Baltimore, a strategy for reversing decades of population decline. Adrian Florido hide caption

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