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Novelist Esi Edugyan On Depicting The 'Forgotten Figures' Of Scientific History

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Phoebe Robinson hosts the podcast 2 Dope Queens. Plume hide caption

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Phoebe Robinson: There's No Excuse For The Lack Of Diversity In Comedy

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'Washington Black' Is A Soaring Tale Of Enslavement And Escape

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Firearms are exhibited at the annual NRA convention in Dallas this past May. RJ Young's book Let It Bang examines the NRA's relationship with race through his personal, unexpected interest in guns. Loren Elliott/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The 'Young Black Man' Who Reluctantly Became An NRA-Certified Instructor

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'Unsheltered' Tackles The Unhealed Divisions In America

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'The Ravenmaster' Is Definitely (There) For The Birds

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'Heavy': Kiese Laymon's Memoir Examines How People Absorb Trauma

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Smoke engulfs the Los Angeles Public Library on April 29, 1986. Susan Orlean tells the story of the fire in The Library Book. Ben Martin/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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Mystery Of A Massive Library Fire Remains Unsolved After More Than 30 Years

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