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Beloved Black cookbooks for Juneteenth. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Constance Baker Motley, nominated to be judge of the southern district of New York, poses in Washington during confirmation hearings, April 4, 1966. Henry Griffin/AP Photo hide caption

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The covers of Fire Keeper's Daughter, Hunting by Stars, The Barren Grounds, and The Sentence. LA Johnson hide caption

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'The Characters Are The Light'

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Girls gather at a gender-segregated school in Kabul on Sept. 15. When older secondary students returned to classes, female students were told to wait. Bulent Kilic/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Aid Official Warns Of A Bleak Situation In Afghanistan As Winter Approaches

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Some Schools In Afghanistan Are Back, But Only For Boys. Girls Have Been Told To Wait

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Demi Adejuyigbe's "September" videos have raised nearly $1 million in charitable donations, he announced hours after the latest edition went live online. YouTube hide caption

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The Man Behind Those Annual 'Sept. 21' Videos Has Made His Last Masterpiece

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Teens Leylah Fernandez And Emma Raducanu To Face Off At The U.S. Open Women's Final

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IDs Aren't The Only Fake Documents College Students Want — Now It's Vaccine Cards Too

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Texas School Administrators Go Door To Door To Bring Students Back To The Classroom

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How Competing Without Fans In The Stands Could Affect Olympic Athletes' Performances

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Writer and director Robert Downey Sr.'s anti-establishment ethos and experimental streak would go on to influence a new generation of filmmakers, including directors like Paul Thomas Anderson and Jim Jarmusch. Bob Peterson/Getty Images hide caption

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