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John Trumbull's painting The Death of General Warren at the Battle of Bunker Hill. Peter Salem is thought to be the figure in the lower right. From the Boston Museum of Fine Arts hide caption

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'Black Patriots' Were Heroes Of The Revolution — But Not The History Books

Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the executive producer of a new documentary focusing on the lives of black Americans on both sides of the Revolutionary War, whose stories aren't often told.

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The Santa Fe Rail Depot in downtown Redlands, Calif., is the center of one of three "transit villages' where the city is trying to create livable, walkable communities. Benjamin Purper/KVCR hide caption

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Amid Climate And Housing Crises, Cities Struggle To Place Housing Near Transit

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Lebanese Blonde Thievery Corporation
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John Trumbull's painting The Death of General Warren at the Battle of Bunker Hill. Peter Salem is thought to be the figure in the lower right. From the Boston Museum of Fine Arts hide caption

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'Black Patriots' Were Heroes Of The Revolution — But Not The History Books

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"I feel like I've always been referencing back to those dark childlike adventure stories," Natasha Khan says of the '80s films that inspired the latest Bat for Lashes album, Lost Girls. Logan White/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On 'Lost Girls,' Bat For Lashes Spins A Vampire Fairy Tale With Synth-Pop

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