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How School Walkouts Test Student Rights And School Responsibilities

On Wednesday, students across the country will walk out of their classrooms in protest, and school leaders will respond in many different ways.

Mulusew Bekele, director of program operations at African Services Committee based in New York City, supports the U.S. Census Bureau's efforts to collect more detailed data on black people's non-Hispanic origins on the 2020 census. "The more refined data, the better for public policy," he says. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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2020 Census Will Ask Black People About Their Exact Origins

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In October, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson did not deny reports that he called President Trump a "moron." It was one of several signs of tension between the men. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Trump Replacing Secretary Of State Tillerson With CIA Director Mike Pompeo

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Mike Pompeo has been a leading critic of the nuclear deal with Iran and has said the U.S. would not soften its stance on North Korea ahead of planned talks between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Trump. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Mike Pompeo: A Soldier, Spy Chief And Tea Party Republican To Become A Diplomat

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The Preservation Hall Jazz Band's sousaphone was stolen in February after a performance, but with the help of an anonymous tipster the instrument and band have been reunited. Lee Celano/Getty Images hide caption

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Case Closed: Preservation Hall's Missing Sousaphone Is Returned

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Felyssa Ricco stands outside the house in Hazleton, Pa., where she lives with her mother and stepfather, Kelly and Jesse Portanova. In addition to flying Old Glory and other flags, such as "Don't Tread on Me," the Portanovas sometimes fly the Confederate flag, saying it's a way of standing up to those who believe it shouldn't be displayed or who want to disregard America's history. Gillian Laub/National Geographic hide caption

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Michele Norris On The Anxiety Of White America And Her Optimism For The Future

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