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Dom Flemons' Black Cowboys retells the settling of America's West through a new lens. Timothy Duffy/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dom Flemons Presents A New Image Of The American Cowboy

The singer-songwriter's latest album, Black Cowboys, chronicles the role played by African-Americans in settling the West after the Civil War. The album has been nominated for a Grammy.

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Sama Chaka Golden Dawn Orchestra

Nick's Cafe owner Nick Andurlakis says his business near the Denver Federal Center has dropped about 20 percent since the partial government shutdown began. He thinks the decrease is due to a combination of the shutdown and the holidays. Dan Boyce/NPR hide caption

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Not Out To Lunch: Businesses That Rely On Federal Workers Suffer The Shutdown

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Dom Flemons Presents A New Image Of The American Cowboy

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Texas Easy Street Dom Flemons
Blue Turning Gray Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Ocean Cleanup's System 001 was towed out of the San Francisco Bay on Sept. 8, 2018. JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An Engineering Wunderkind's Ocean Plastics Cleanup Device Hits A Setback

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