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"I was doing a lot of reflecting on home," Kelsey Lu says of her debut album, Blood. Tyler Mitchell/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kelsey Lu, A Classically Trained Rule Breaker

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw stars as Ruth, a woman who must learn to harness her inherited supernatural powers, in Fast Color. Jacob Yakob/Lionsgate hide caption

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'Fast Color' Celebrates A Supermom Who Literally Moves Heaven And Earth

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Clockwise from top right: Lt. Col. "B" Fram, Kathryn Fram, Peg Fram, Alivya Fram, Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption

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How The Trump Administration's Transgender Troop Ban Is Affecting One Military Family

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Susan Choi Takes Her Teenagers Seriously

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Quinn Robinson, 18, poses for a portrait in her bedroom in Allendale, Mich. Jarod Lew for NPR hide caption

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When The Conversation Doesn't Include You: LGBTQ+ Sex Ed In A Small Town

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Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do, by Jennifer Eberhardt Viking hide caption

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Can We Overcome Racial Bias? 'Biased' Author Says To Start By Acknowledging It

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Henry, a border collie with the Canadian Avalanche Rescue Dog Association, flies with his handler over ski slopes in the Canadian Rockies. He is one of six dogs profiled in the IMAX film Superpower Dogs. Cosmic Picture Limited hide caption

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It's A Bird! It's A Plane! It's ... A Dog Dangling From A Helicopter?!

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In Us, Winston Duke, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex and Lupita Nyong'o (L-R) play the members of a family — and their doppelgangers. Claudette Barius/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Jordan Peele Looked Into The Mirror And Saw The Evil Inside 'Us'

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How A Small Indiana Company Fought Back Against Chinese Counterfeiters

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'The New Me' Is Meh About Ambition And Adulthood

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Janelle Monae attends the Hollywood premiere of Black Panther in January 2018. Emma McIntyre/Getty Images hide caption

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Janelle Monáe On Her Dirty, World-Dominating Year

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Dermot Kennedy, NPR Slingshot's Best New Artist

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