Karen Grigsby Bates Karen Grigsby Bates is an NPR correspondent.

Race And The Controversial History Of 'Stand Your Ground' Laws

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs speaks onstage during the 88th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Intersectional Feminism: Representation In Saturday's Women's Marches

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Taraji P. Henson plays family matriarch Cookie Lyon on Fox's Empire. Chuck Hodes/FOX hide caption

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'I Had To Create My Own Lane': How Taraji P. Henson Found Her Place In Hollywood

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