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Nineteenth century bilboes typically found on slave ships are displayed at the Smithsonian's new exhibit: "Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox of Liberty." Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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The statue shows King emerging from a stone extracted from a mountain. Amy Ta/NPR hide caption

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The protest spirit managed to sneak into the Martin household during a recent holiday dinner. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Sgt. Jonathan Madonna and Spc. Michael Schumm were wounded in Iraq. They were awarded the Purple Heart in May 2007. Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images hide caption

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Many recent graduates are struggling to find their way through today's tough economic landscape. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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