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In President Biden's State of the Union address on Tuesday night, racial justice issues were not a focus. Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Racial justice activists say Biden's State of the Union address missed the mark

In one of the most high-profile speeches of Biden's presidency, he did not emphasize issues of racial justice.

Michael Jordan, No. 23 of the Chicago Bulls, is seen in a game in 1984. An unused ticket from his first game as a Bull, Oct. 26, 1984, has sold for $468,000. Rick Stewart/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Spending big on old game tickets

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Stromae channels the complexity of humanity in long-awaited album 'Multitude'

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In President Biden's State of the Union address on Tuesday night, racial justice issues were not a focus. Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Racial justice activists say Biden's State of the Union address missed the mark

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