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In Close Race, 'Unprecedented' Push For Asian-American Voters Comes To N.Y.

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In this composite image, a comparison has been made between Nina Simone and actress Zoe Saldana. David Redfern/Frazer Harrison/Redferns/Getty Images for Relativity Media hide caption

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Saldana As Simone Resurfaces A Debate Beyond Black And White

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'Rent-A-Minority' Promises A Satirical Solution To Diversity Problems

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Studies show that kids' household income seems to be a more important predictor of their risk of becoming overweight and obese than their race or ethnicity. Raleigh News & Observer/MCT via Getty Images hide caption

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"For 20 opportunities to celebrate actors of color, actresses of color, to be missed last year is one thing," actor David Oyelowo said Monday. He added, "for that to happen again this year is unforgivable." Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump joins a group of African-American religious leaders to speak to reporters in New York on Monday. Trump met with a coalition of African-American evangelical pastors and religious leaders in a private meeting at Trump Tower. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Osceola At The 50-Yard Line

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Members of the black student protest group Concerned Student 1950 raise their arms during a rally at Mizzou. Protests like this are making high schoolers look twice at where they want to study and the culture of racism on campus. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Amid Application Season, Seniors Consider A New Criterion: Race Relations

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Student protesters staged an Occupy-style protest inside Occidental's Arthur G. Coons Administrative Center for nearly a week. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Protesting Racial Bias, Students Trade Placards For Pillows

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After protests on Mizzou's campus became national news, the community is trying to figure out how to move forward. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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"You just want to be heard." — Aliyah Sulaiman

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