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The Exquisite Dissonance Of Kehinde Wiley

The Brooklyn Museum's mid-career Wiley retrospective wraps up this week; his large, elaborate works depict black men and women in traditional forms like oil, bronze sculture and even stained glass.

He Films the Clouds Maybeshewill
Do You Wanna Get Down The Soul Snatchers
End Credits Michael Giacchino
Summers Secrets Jive Ass Sleepers

Kholoud Succariyeh (right) and Nidal Darwish, who got married in defiance of Lebanon's ban on civil unions, walk past Beirut's landmark Pigeon Rock in 2013. Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Wedding And A Challenge: Lebanese Couples Fight For Civil Marriage

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Arcane Supervision

In the five days of practice leading up to the Indy 500 qualifications, Ed Carpenter is the third driver to have his car flip upside down. Carpenter emerged from the crash unharmed. Jamie Gallagher/AP hide caption

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Pre-Race Day, Indy 500 Struggles With Flying Cars

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Shadow Boxing DJ Billy B
Best Part of Me Fighting Traffic
Unfixable Snowgoons
Soul Vibrations J Walk

Camden County Police Officer Virginia Matias and Officer Jose Vale often walk together when on foot patrol in Camden. Matias patrols sections of the city on foot so she can strike up conversations with business owners and residents. She says this makes her more familiar with what's going on than she would be if she stayed in her patrol car all day. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Obama: Camden, N.J., Police A Model For Improving Community Relations

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All Things Considered host Robert Siegel in a 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air, undoubtedly rocking out to his own road trip playlist. Eyder Peralta/NPR hide caption

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What's On Your Road Trip Playlist?

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Life Is a Highway [Instrumental] Sybersound & Tom Cochrane
Bravado Aqua Velvets
Pretty Things Tülpa
Jazz age The Savage

Maria del Pilar Perdomo holds up a framed portrait of the slain Archbishop of San Salvador, Oscar Arnulfo Romero, during a procession on March 24 to mark the 35th anniversary of his assassination in San Salvador, El Salvador. Romero was killed in 1980 while offering Mass. Romero will be beatified on Saturday. Salvador Melendez/AP hide caption

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What Archbishop Romero's Beatification Means For El Salvador Today

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While on Saturn's Rings Ernest Gonzales

What is pork roll? As one fan puts it, "It's like Spam meets bacon." This sandwich is one of many ways to eat the processed meat, a largely unsung specialty of New Jersey. via Wikimedia hide caption

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In New Jersey, A Beef Over Pork Roll Sparks Rival Festivals

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Just Jammin' Gramatik

The singer Gregory Porter's music is usually classified as jazz, but his soulful voice fits in Jason King's wide-ranging playlist of protest music. Shawn Peters/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Protest Song Is Not Dead

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Someday We'll All Be Free Donny Hathaway
Nanjing Road East Shanghai Restoration Project

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