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Each of the 60 paintings in Jacob Lawrence's Great Migration series is accompanied with a caption. For this panel, he wrote in 1941: "In every town Negroes were leaving by the hundreds to go North and enter into Northern industry." Courtesy of The Phillips Collection hide caption

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Painting the 'Epic Drama' Of The Great Migration: The Work Of Jacob Lawrence

A rare exhibition at New York's Museum of Modern Art features 60 of Lawrence's paintings about the journey of 6 million African-Americans, who fled the segregated South during the Great Migration.

Falling from the Sky Calexico
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Babe Evenings

Koreans — many of them elderly — line up to receive 500 won, or about 50 cents, from Shin Banpo Church in southern Seoul. Each week, organizers say, a few hundred seniors show up at each church that offers the service, and the line starts hours in advance. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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A Forgotten Generation: Half Of South Korea's Elderly Live In Poverty

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Mount St. Joseph University women's basketball coach Dan Benjamin spoke at a vigil for Lauren Hill Friday. The 19-year-old freshman died after a battle with brain cancer. Tana Weingartner /WVXU hide caption

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Lauren Hill, NCAA Basketball Player Who Battled Cancer, Dies

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Neil's Theme Robin Guthrie and Harold Budd
You've Got Time Regina Spektor

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'Great Wall Of Sand': China Builds Islands In Contested Waters

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Passengers go to the Nanchang railway station in eastern China in February 2014, at the end of the Chinese New Year holiday. In the past, it was often the only time of year that migrant workers were able to return home. Now, economic pressures on factories in coastal China have led to a reversal of a decades-long migration of workers from inland to the coast. Zhou Ke/Xinhua/Landov hide caption

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For Chinese Migrant Workers, It Is Possible To Go Home Again

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The blood cancer in soft-shell clams poses no risk to humans, but it does kill the shellfish. Pat Wellenbach/AP hide caption

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Clam Cancer Spreads Along Eastern Seaboard

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As the new season of Game of Thrones begins, Tyrion Lannister (played by Peter Dinklage) is on the run after killing his manipulative father. HBO hide caption

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'Game Of Thrones' And 'Veep' Anchor HBO's Killer Sunday Lineup

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Putty Boy Strut Anat Cohen
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Tiny's Boogie [#] Amos Easton
Red Shoelaces John Jorgenson
JAR JAR'S INTRODUCTION AND THE SWIM TO OTAH GUNGA THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CONDUCTED BY JOHN WILLIAMS)
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Magic Mirror, At The Store, Should This Top Go In My Drawer?

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Water in Water Buildings

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Painting The 'Epic Drama' Of The Great Migration: The Work Of Jacob Lawrence

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