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David Brion Davis, seen in this undated portrait released by Yale University, died Sunday at the age of 92. The volumes of his seminal trilogy, The Problem of Slavery, won a Pulitzer Prize, a National Book Award and several other prestigious honors. Harold Shapiro/Yale University/AP hide caption

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Attorney General William Barr has signaled that he will play a rather different role from recent predecessors who were caught between warring executive and legislative powers. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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B-25 Mitchell medium bombers on the deck of the carrier Hornet before performing the first Allied attack on Tokyo. Courtesy of U.S. Air Force hide caption

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Remembering Dick Cole, Who Risked His Life In WWII Doolittle Raid

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Founder of Ebony magazine and Johnson Publishing Company John H. Johnson. Almost 15 years after the company was handed down to his daughter, JPC is filing for bankruptcy. Bettmann/Getty Images hide caption

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Dolores Huerta: Each Of Us Has A Voice, How Can We Use It For Social Change?

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Ruby Sales: How Do We Maintain Our Courage To Fight For Change?

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Angela Oguntala: How Do We Achieve The Future We Imagine?

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Freedom's Detective: The Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan and the Man Who Masterminded America's First War on Terror, by Charles Lane Hanover Square Press hide caption

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George Berzsenyi mentored thousands of high school students in mathematics. Sara Stathas for NPR hide caption

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A Math Teacher's Life Summed Up By The Gifted Students He Mentored

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