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In Netflix's American Son, Kerry Washington plays Kendra Ellis-Connor, a black mother of a black son who's gone missing. David Lee/Netflix hide caption

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In 'American Son,' Kerry Washington Wants You To 'Let Yourself Be In This Nightmare'

Washington reprises her Broadway role in the Netflix adaptation, as a black mother whose black son has gone missing. The film is a walk in the fearful shoes of the parent of a black child, she says.

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Opinion: Why Is Our President Spending Saturday Night At A Cage Fight?

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Light Bulb Does Halloween, Alaska
I Can't Live Without My Radio Halloween, Alaska
The Drowned World Johann Johannson

Lake Shinji, near Japan's coast, is known for its beauty. Until about a decade ago, the lake was also home to thriving fisheries. New research suggests runoff of the controversial pesticides known as neonicotinoids, used on nearby rice paddies, may be responsible for declining fish populations. Gyro Photography/amanaimagesRF/Getty Images hide caption

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Controversial Pesticides Are Suspected Of Starving Fish

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Whose Fingers Thor & Friends
House of Open Tuning II Sudan Archives

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In 'American Son,' Kerry Washington Wants You To 'Let Yourself Be In This Nightmare'

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Chilean singer-songwriter Víctor Jara is depicted on the guitar of a protester in Santiago. Jara's song, "El Derecho de Vivir en Paz" was sung by a crowd of demonstrators on October 25, 2019. Pablo Vera/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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'El Derecho De Vivir En Paz' Gives Voice To Protesters In Chile

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Artistas Chilenos El Derecho de Vivir en Paz
Sentido y razón ('Homenaje a Victor Jara'), for guitar
Sleeping Jam Nation
Visite Est Terminée Jam Nation
God Given Name [Instrumental] Solange
No Time at All
Too Funky George Michael
Travelin' Light Andre Previn
Intersection André Previn

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