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So Much for So Little Kaki King
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Martin Luther King Jr., with the Rev. Ralph Abernathy (center) and the Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, defied an injunction against protesting on Good Friday in 1963. They were arrested and held in solitary confinement in the Birmingham jail where King wrote his famous "Letter From Birmingham Jail." Courtesy of Birmingham Public Library Archives hide caption

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50 Years Later, King's Birmingham 'Letter' Still Resonates

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Fly and Unfold Christian Pabst
Longing for Solitude Zagar
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Jionni Anderson is a third grader at Savoy Elementary School. Anderson raises her hand to answer a question in Mr. Scott's keyboard class. Lizzie Chen /NPR hide caption

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Creative Classes: An Artful Approach To Improving Performance

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Eagle Rock Marco Benevento
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Just Ain't Me Tommy Guerrero
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Perfect Neglect in a Field of Statues Eluvium
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Vice President Biden and members of Congress watch as President Obama signs the STOCK Act on April 4, 2012. A year later, Congress moved to undo large portions of the law without fanfare. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How Congress Quietly Overhauled Its Insider-Trading Law

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This October 2011 photo provided by Melanie Capobianco shows her adoptive daughter, Veronica, trick-or-treating in Charleston, S.C. The child has been the focus of a custody battle between her adoptive parents and her birth father. Courtesy of Melanie Capobianco/AP hide caption

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Emotions Run High As Supreme Court Hears Adoption Case

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Saturday Night Church Tuatara
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Rachel Zeffira: An Opera 'Deserter' Embraces Dreamy Pop

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