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Actor Mike Myers (left) and rapper Kanye West are seen in footage from a 2005 NBC television special as part of relief efforts following Hurricane Katrina. During the program, West commented that “George Bush doesn’t care about black people.” NBC hide caption

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Samoine Chapman pauses to think as she votes with her daughter Giada Chapman, 3, in Denver, Colorado, in the recent midterm elections. Marc Piscotty/Getty Images hide caption

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Playwright Ntozake Shange reacts to criticism of 'For Colored Girls'

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News Analyst Juan Williams was recently ousted from NPR following comments he made about Muslims on the Fox News Channel. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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