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Thomas A. Dorsey was one of the gospel pioneers profiled in George Nierenberg's Say Amen, Somebody. The documentary was originally released in 1982, and has been remastered and re-released. Courtesy Milestone Films hide caption

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'Say Amen, Somebody' Restoration Unveils The Wonder Of The Gospel Pioneers

Almost 40 years since its cinematic release, a restoration brings this documentary featuring Thomas A. Dorsey and Mother Willie Mae Ford Smith back to life.

New inmates with a mental illness arrive daily in the Los Angeles County jail system. It now holds more than 5,000 inmates with a mental illness who've had run-ins with the law. Zoë van Dijk for NPR hide caption

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Criminal Justice Collaborative

America's Mental Health Crisis Hidden Behind Bars

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America's Mental Health Crisis Hidden Behind Bars

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Thomas A. Dorsey was one of the gospel pioneers profiled in George Nierenberg's Say Amen, Somebody. The documentary was originally released in 1982, and has been remastered and re-released. Courtesy Milestone Films hide caption

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'Say Amen, Somebody' Restoration Unveils The Wonder Of The Gospel Pioneers

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Randy MacArthur, a longtime Ninja Turtles fan, is getting a Donatello tattoo. Jill Kaufman/New England Public Radio hide caption

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Illustrator Starts Drawing Off The Page, And On Bodies

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Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was a supporter of Israel and took a hard line against terrorism, but eventually U.S. administrations began to pressure the Egyptian leader over human-rights abuses. Amr Nabil/AP hide caption

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World

Mubarak, Egypt's Ousted President, Is Dead At 91

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Mubarak, Egypt's Ousted President, Is Dead At 91

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