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Field director Charles White of the NAACP speaks at a podium outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday. The court ruled that a key part of the Voting Rights Act is unconstitutional. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Legalese Aside, How Do We Talk About Race Nowadays?

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Carl Brisson stars as sideshow boxer "One Round Jack" in Alfred Hitchcock's 1927 film The Ring. That and eight more of the master's early silent features have restored by the British Film Institute. Rialto Pictures/BFI hide caption

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Rescued, Hitchcock's Silent Films Flicker Anew

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Nik Wallenda practices walking across a wire in Sarasota, Fla., last week. Chris O'Meara/AP hide caption

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Back On The Ground, Nik Wallenda Dreams Up His Next Walk

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Aerialist Lillian Leitzel came from a family of performers. In 1905, she toured Europe as part of the Leamy Ladies circus attraction, which included Leitzel (far left), her aunts Tina and Toni Pelikan, her mother Nellie Pelikan, and Lily Simpson. Dean Jensen's collection/Courtesy Crown Publishing Group hide caption

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Lillian Leitzel, The High-Flying 'Queen' Of The Circus

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La Vida Bohème's second album, Sera, draws upon a handful of musical influences, from disco to reggae. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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La Vida Bohème: Dance Rockers Harness Chaos And Conflict

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