Larenda Myres holds an iced coffee drink with a "Race Together" sticker on it at a Starbucks store in Seattle. Starbucks baristas will no longer write "Race Together" on customers' cups starting Sunday. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Demonstrators of different races and religions from across the country united to take part in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., 50 years ago. AP hide caption

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A makeshift memorial is seen on March 11 in Madison, Wis., in remembrance of 19-year-old Tony Robinson, who was fatally shot by a Madison police officer on March 6. Carrie Antlfinger/AP hide caption

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Madison Mayor Paul Soglin addresses a crowd of protesters on Martin Luther King Boulevard in Madison, Wis., during a protest of the shooting death of Tony Robinson. Andy Manis/AP hide caption

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Yonkers community activist Hector Santiago demonstrates the "stop-and-shake" with Lt. Pat McCormack of the Yonkers Police Department. The idea, Santiago says, is to get people to introduce themselves to cops on the street. Courtesy of Hector Santiago hide caption

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Kathy Van Sluyters (left), Barbara Carr and Colleen Dickinson chat on a recently finished sidewalk across from Wildflower Terrace, a mixed-income apartment building in the Mueller development for people ages 55 and over. Julia Robinson for NPR hide caption

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Whiteness Project participants were filmed talking about race. The project doesn't use their names, to encourage frankness. Feral Films, Inc. hide caption

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Marc Quarles, his wife, Claudia Paul, and their children, Joshua and Danielle, live in an affluent, predominantly white neighborhood in California. Quarles says his neighbors treat him differently when his children aren't around. Courtesy of Marc Quarles hide caption

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Dontey Carter (from left), Mel Moffitt, Lenard Smith, Ned Alexander and Allen Frazier are all members of the Lost Voices group, formed after Michael Brown's death in August. They say they want to ensure justice for Michael Brown and other unarmed individuals killed by police officers. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption

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Attorney General Eric Holder participates in a closed-door meeting Wednesday with students at St. Louis Community College, Florissant Valley. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Protesters hold their hands up as an LAPD officer talks on Aug. 14 in the aftermath of the shooting of a 25-year-old African-American man. The department says confidence in the LAPD has helped head off the kind of unrest seen in Ferguson, Mo., over the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Mark J. Terrill/AP hide caption

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Theodore Wafer (center) and his attorney Mack Carpenter sit in the back of the courtroom Jan. 15 before his arraignment in Detroit in the shooting death of Renisha McBride. Rebecca Cook/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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