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Tennesee Nydegger-Sandidge (left) and Holly Hook try chowing down on some crickets. "People should eat them because they're good for the planet," says Tennessee. Melissa Banigan hide caption

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The past few weeks have revitalized debates across the country about what role Confederate monuments play in commemorating U.S. history. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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What Our Monuments (Don't) Teach Us About Remembering The Past

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White supremacists descended on Charlottesville, Va., to protest the pending removal of the statue of Robert E. Lee in the city's Emancipation Park. Julia Rendleman/AP hide caption

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'We're Not Them' — Condemning Charlottesville And Condoning White Resentment

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People who illegally crossed the Canada-U.S. border near Hemmingford, Quebec, are processed in a tent after being arrested by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police on Saturday. The flow of asylum-seekers has increased dramatically in recent weeks, and the wait to be processed can be several days, the CBC reports. The Canadian military is setting up a tent camp for new arrivals. Geoff Robins/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators hold up a Pan-African flag to protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 12, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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On Flag Day, Remembering The Red, Black And Green

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (left) and Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak met with President Trump last week in the Oval Office. Alexander Shcherbak/TASS/Getty Images hide caption

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"What the American Founding Fathers understood was that institutions were built for human imperfection, not human perfection," Condoleezza Rice says. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Condoleezza Rice Reflects On The State Of Democracy

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A screenshot from a video about the Sikh community that is part of a large awareness campaign. The project was funded entirely by grass-roots donations. The campaign's ads will air nationally. We Are Sikhs/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Mona Haydar (center), a Syrian- American artist from Flint, Mich., released her first rap song, "Hijab," along with an accompanying video. Mona Haydar/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Hijabi Artist Channels Beyoncé For Debut Of Her 'Resistance Music' And Video

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The family-owned Wholesum Harvest had to meet a checklist of more than 300 standards — including many worker protections — to become the first American farm certified by Fair Trade USA. Workers at its Nogales, Ariz., tomato farm recently received a check for more than $30,000 — workers will collectively decide how to spend it. Courtesy of Wholesum Harvest hide caption

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