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Gordon Parks wrote in his notes about the photo that "although the Negro woman serves as nurse-maid for the white woman's baby, the two would not be allowed to sit and eat a meal together in any Atlanta restaurant." Gino Domenico/AP hide caption

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Ephraim Benton, a former resident of Tompkins Houses in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, is now an actor. Benton started a community-based organization called Beyond Influencing Da Hood, which puts on health fairs, film festivals and various free community events in his old housing project. This photo was taken in front of his old building in Tompkins Houses. Courtesy of Shino Yanagawa hide caption

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An Exhibit Offers A Different Angle On Life In Public Housing

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Depression-Era Photos Make A Mark In American Photography

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Look At This: Seeing The Story Inside A Photo

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A boy lies on a mattress on the floor of Redemption Hospital, a holding center for Ebola patients in Monrovia, Liberia. Michel du Cille/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Ebola survivor Klubo Mulbah (center), a physician assistant who was infected by a patient, celebrates among friends and family on Sept. 24 in Monrovia, Liberia. She was among 15 Liberian patients who recovered from Ebola and were released from the ELWA 2 ebola treatment center. Michel du Cille/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Zhuang Qiuli and her boyfriend Feng Tao sit on the bed in their basement apartment two floors below a posh condominium. Since this photo was taken, the couple has moved above ground. Sim Chi Yin/VII hide caption

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'A Universe Beneath Our Feet': Life In Beijing's Underground

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First Rule In iPhone Photography: Edit, Edit, Edit

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Galindo's "zapatello" uses gears and cranks to hit a shoe and glove on a drum made of a tire and rawhide. Richard Misrach/Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York and Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles hide caption

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Lost — Then Found — Along The Border, Objects Become Art

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"Clouds are the most egalitarian of nature's displays 'cause we all have a great view of the sky" - Gavin Pretor-Pinney James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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Why Should We Look At The Clouds More Often?

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House Leadership Ranks Remain Mostly Stagnant For Democrats

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At the annual kite festival in Jaipur, India, photographer Stuart Franklin recalls, "I couldn't count the number of people who had kites flying up in the sky from the roofs." Stuart Franklin/Magnum Photo hide caption

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For decades, Kodak's Shirley cards, like this one, featured only white models. Kodak hide caption

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How Kodak's Shirley Cards Set Photography's Skin-Tone Standard

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