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In her new book, Caste, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson examines the laws and practices that created what she describes as a bipolar, Black and white caste system in the United States. Above, a sign in Jackson, Miss., in May 1961.
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British archaeologists work, on October 2, 2009, at the ruins of an arena built early in the third century BC outside Ostia, the ancient imperial port near Rome. Sarah Parcak's work using satellite imagery and data led to the discovery of the site.
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When it comes to the climate change, "you can see these vast changes in the future, and you can be worried about them, but you can still continue to do good and work in the moment for small things," says Zach St. George. Above, a sequoia in California's Giant Sequoia National Monument in July 2002.
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