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Top: Kinston High School basketball player Taliyah Jones goes up for a shot. The girls basketball team was undefeated in their conference for the 2019-2020 season. Left: Sheriece Jones, Zykia Andrews and Quiaira Powell cheer for their teammates. Right: Sheriece Jones is helped up from the court by teammates Kahlia Hargett and Quiaira Powell during a game. Madeline Gray hide caption

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Postcards From Americans: What Motivates People To Vote

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Medusa cutting her hair and Hercules exercising at home are two examples of Jonathan Muroya's Greek Quarantology illustration series. Jonathan Muroya hide caption

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After making a new life in the U.S., Jacob Moscovitch's mother, or Imma, raised three kids and led the household while working a part-time job. Moscovitch says his older sister Simone told him, "Imma is my superhero, no cape necessary." Here, Imma stands for a portrait in her bedroom on May 8. Jacob Moscovitch hide caption

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Graciela Iturbide, The Artistic Soul Of Mexico

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Members of Congress and guests pay their respects to the late Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as her casket lies in state during a memorial service in her honor in Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol. Olivier Douliery/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Sheree Barbour holds her fist in the air in Denver, Colo. as people protest the grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images hide caption

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(Left) During the coronavirus pandemic, cleaning has become more intense and important. Gloves used for cleaning photographer Celeste Alonso's house in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Right) Plants on Alonso's balcony. Celeste Alonso hide caption

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A house designed by Paul R. Williams in La Cañada Flintridge, Calif. The first licensed Black architect west of the Mississippi, Williams was known for using curves to create a sense of intimacy, even in grand spaces. Janna Ireland hide caption

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'Regarding Paul R. Williams' Honors Legacy Of LA's Barrier-Breaking Black Architect

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Kyle St. Clair prepares to evacuate from his home Wednesday in Molalla, Ore. Jonathan Levinson/Oregon Public Broadcasting hide caption

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Jilani Hablani holds a portrait of his son, Abdelwaheb Hablani, at his home in Jelma, Tunisia. In December 2019, Abdelwaheb Hablani, 25, self-immolated and died. He was working as a day laborer but had not been paid in nearly two years. Nicole Tung hide caption

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From photographer Ann George: 'This image meant a lot to me as it developed. As we peer through the backdrop of history and study the complicated legacy left on the backs of the women who fought for equality in voting rights, we can learn. We learn that change is hard. We understand that the fight for equality may have begun but did not end there.' Ann George hide caption

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Elizabeth Dalziel's son Joe, 7, lays next to his favorite objects, toys and books as part of a homeschooling assignment — to create a time capsule — from his school in Berkhamsted, England. Elizabeth Dalziel hide caption

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Belarusian opposition supporters turn on phone lights and wave red-and-white flags at a protest in front of the government building at Independence Square in Minsk, on Wednesday. Dmitri Lovetsky/AP hide caption

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