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"I feel like people are not educated at a young age to know like, 'OK, you have a choice to go behind bars and become a number and for somebody to profit off you for free labor and it's enslaving your brain," Raphael Saadiq says. Aaron Rapoport/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Raphael Saadiq Sets His Dark Meditation To Music With 'Jimmy Lee'

Raphael Saadiq says his latest album, Jimmy Lee, is an examination on cycles of addiction and issues plaguing black communities. The album is inspired by the deaths of his brothers.

Mizore Michita
Entirely Different Way Michita

President Trump speaks to reporters outside the White House on Wednesday before departing for Kentucky. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump's 'Disloyalty' Claim About Jewish Democrats Shows He Doesn't Get How They Vote

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El Viaje Harold López-Nussa
Lobo's Cha Harold López-Nussa
Eastynato Daniel Szabo
New Land Discovery Stèv
Lain Is Dreaming Stèv
Super Love Gravity Mokhov
Ultra Life Glow Mokhov

"I feel like people are not educated at a young age to know like, 'OK, you have a choice to go behind bars and become a number and for somebody to profit off you for free labor and it's enslaving your brain," Raphael Saadiq says. Aaron Rapoport/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Raphael Saadiq Sets His Dark Meditation To Music With 'Jimmy Lee'

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My Walk Raphael Saadiq
Rainy Uyama Hiroto
Divide ambinate
As It Is ambinate

During a service at St. Bridget Catholic Church in Postville, Iowa, last year, Consuelo Lopez (center, right) and her son Pedro carry a book containing the names of those arrested and detained during a 2008 Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid on a local meat processing plant. Consuelo Lopez, who cut meat at the plant, was among those detained and deported. Jim Slosiarek/The Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Gazette hide caption

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When His Mom Was Deported In 2008, A Certainty Shattered: 'Where Is Home?'

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We're From Near And Far Ending Satellites
Hollow And Ghosts Ending Satellites
Yaruse Nakio No Beat Number Girl
After Thoughts Oddisee
No Rules for Kings Oddisee
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David Koch underwrote both old-fashioned charitable causes, such as the David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care, and the conservative movement, reshaping U.S. politics. Diane Bondareff/Invision for Koch Industries/AP hide caption

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David Koch Dies; Conservative Billionaire Helped Reshape U.S. Politics

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