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Carmen Maria Machado's new memoir is called "In The Dreamhouse." Art Streiber/AUGUST hide caption

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Vice president-elect Kamala Harris, front center, with, from left, her grandfather, sister, mother and grandmother in 1972. Twitter/ @mayaharris_ hide caption

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Is It Time To Say R.I.P. To 'POC'?

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Robyn Crawford shares her story as Whitney Houston's closest friend in her new memoir A Song For You: My Life With Whitney Houston. Marc Hom/Penguin Random House hide caption

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Prisoners pass through a courtyard at Waupun Correctional Institution. Officials in some prison towns have come up with creative ways to avoid forming voting districts made up primarily of prisoners. But in many others, political lines are drawn around prisons in a way that critics deride as "prison gerrymandering." Lauren Justice for NPR hide caption

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'Your Body Being Used': Where Prisoners Who Can't Vote Fill Voting Districts

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April is National Poetry Month. From left to right, poets: Kaveh Akbar, Fatimah Asghar, Ada Limon, Hieu Minh Nguyen and Ashley M. Jones. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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A Bouquet Of Poets For National Poetry Month

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ELLEN - "The Puppy Episode" Ellen (Ellen DeGeneres, left) and Susan ( Laura Dern, right) ABC Photo Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Director Lauren Miller Rogen's 'Like Father' Reflects Her Own Emotional Journey

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Syd performs at Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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