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The Rev. Calvin O. Butts III, pastor of Harlem's legendary Abyssinian Baptist Church, died on Friday at home in New York City. He was 73. Newsday LLC/Newsday RM via Getty Images hide caption

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NPR's top picks for 2022 fiction books

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How COVID exposed racial disparities in all aspects of the healthcare system

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Fashion journalist and ex-'Vogue' creative director André Leon Talley dies at 73

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Virgil Abloh, fashion designer, dies at 41 after a private battle with cancer

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The cover of Bethany C. Morrow's new book, So Many Beginnings. Jonathan Barkat hide caption

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Little Women Remixed, But Not Reimagined

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