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Daniel Levy works with Vateya (left) at the Rikers Island prison in New York City in February 2015, as part of the Lullaby Project. Chris Lee/Courtesy of Carnegie Hall hide caption

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Bringing Mothers In Prison Closer To Their Children, Through Music

Mothers in prison rarely get a chance to see or touch their children — or sing them a lullaby. A group of professional musicians is helping female inmates in New York City to create those connections.

Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in Norway in 1964. In King's hometown of Atlanta, social conservatives at first refused to attend an integrated dinner in his honor. AP hide caption

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The Time Coca-Cola Got White Elites In Atlanta To Honor Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Candy Tongue - Instrumental Trentemoller
Forgive Me Part 2 Glen Porter

Multiple lawsuits accuse the New York City Police Department of pressuring officers into fulfilling monthly quotes for tickets and arrests, resulting in warrantless stops. The NYPD denies the allegations. Spencer Platt/Getty hide caption

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Despite Laws And Lawsuits, Quota-Based Policing Lingers

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The Spin Greg Haines

Pet Rock creator Gary Ross Dahl became a millionaire from his rock sales in the 1970s. Each rock came in a special box (bottom left) with a detailed instruction manual. San Francisco Chronicle/AP hide caption

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Pondering The Popularity Of The Pet Rock — And Other Fads

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Entre Dos Aguas Paco de Lucía

Rev. Channing E. Phillips, (left) Rabbi Arthur Waskow, and Topper Carew on April 4, 1969, the night of the first Freedom Seder. Courtesy of Arthur Waskow hide caption

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In Freedom Seder, Jews And African-Americans Built A Tradition Together

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'The Man From Muscle Shoals' On Shame And FAME

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Hey Jude Wilson Pickett
Crazy Legs The Grits
Luggage Chapelier Fou
Legions (War) Zoe Keating
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Bringing Mothers In Prison Closer To Their Children, Through Music

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A Little Song About Snowdrops Lullatone

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