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Watching 'Dear White People' At Harvard

Dear White People follows four black students at a prestigious, majority-white college, where racial tensions are threatening to bring chaos to campus. So why not catch a screening at Harvard?

Far from Any Road The Handsome Family

Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr was a leading voice during protests in 2011 and 2012 by the minority Shiite Muslim community. AP hide caption

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Saudi Cleric's Death Sentence Focuses Shia Anger On Ruling Family

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Caravan Spiral Rhythm
Deadman's Gun Ashtar Command

Feminist critic Anita Sarkeesian, seen here filming her Tropes vs. Women web series, recently canceled a talk at Utah State University after the school received threats of a mass shooting at the event. Jonathan McIntosh hide caption

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One Feminist Critic's Battle With Gaming's Darker Side

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So Dark, Blinking Makes No Difference Beauty Pill

Eric Kaplan has written for various shows, including The Big Bang Theory, Futurama and Flight of the Concords. Stephanie Diani/Dutton hide caption

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A Funny Philosopher Tackles A Tough Query: 'Does Santa Exist?'

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Schwindelig Kollektiv Turmstrasse
Hat of Rain Hiss Golden Messenger

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Watching 'Dear White People' At Harvard

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Raphael Lemkin is the Polish lawyer and linguist who coined the term "genocide" — and dedicated his life to making genocide recognized as a crime. Copyright by Arthur Leipzig /Courtesy of Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York hide caption

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The Man Who Coined 'Genocide' Spent His Life Trying To Stop It

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Primus' new album is titled Primus & The Chocolate Factory. Chapman Baehler/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Primus: Music Makers, Dreamer Of Dreams

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Farewell Wonkites Primus
Awake Tycho

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