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In Russia, 'The Future Is History'

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George Moses Horton's signature at the bottom of his essay "Individual Influence." It reads "George M Horton, of colour, Born in North Hampton county North Carolina, 60 years old, belonging to Hall Horton." New York Public Library hide caption

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Slave Poet's Lost Essay On 'Individual Influence' Resonates Through Centuries

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Brandi Chastain celebrates after scoring the winning goal of the 1999 World Cup. Hector Mata/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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40 Years Of Athletic Support: Happy Anniversary To The Sports Bra

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Yom Kippur break fasts are notoriously epic — all manner of smoked fishes and delicate pastries are piled high on the best china (or, if you're feeding dozens, paper plates). For many of those gathered around a table heaped with traditional Eastern European delicacies, engaging in the holiday meal is a way to connect with their Jewish roots. Courtesy of Russ & Daughters hide caption

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60 Years Later, Remembering The Little Rock Nine And School Integration

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NFL National Anthem Protests Recall History Of Sports And Politics

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Civil Rights Milestone: 'Little Rock 9' At 60

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Lucille Simpson, far right, and her daughter Gwendolyn Norman, both from Detroit, Mich., wait in line to enter the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Cultural on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on May 1. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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African-American History Museum Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

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Berlin's Tegel is a small and far from modern airport. But many city residents value its convenience and its history and don't want it to close. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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Who Put The 'Hispanic' In Hispanic Heritage Month?

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