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A Stonewall Jackson statue is loaded on a truck after being removed from Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va., on Wednesday. Ryan M. Kelly/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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For Some Black Americans, Love Of Country Means Holding It Accountable

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What The Fourth Of July Meant To Those Enslaved In The U.S.

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On June 14, an estimated 15,000 people gathered in Brooklyn to rally for Black trans lives in the Brooklyn Liberation march. Imara Jones/Courtesy Imara Jones hide caption

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What Happened For Black Transgender People When Police Protests And Pride Converged

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A demonstrator makes the OK hand gesture believed to have white supremacist connotations during the End Domestic Terrorism rally in Portland, Ore., on Aug. 17, 2019. John Rudoff/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Reformed Neo-Nazi Discusses President Trump's Controversial Shared Retweet

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Black Journalists Weigh In On A Newsroom Reckoning

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Push To Remove Confederate Monuments Opens Debate On Other Honored Historical Figures

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Seattle Police Forcibly Clear Protest Zone

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How A Black Repairman's Conversation With His White Client Touched The Nation

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Black Americans Reflect On Patriotism, July 4th Holiday Amid National Racial Unrest

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Boston officials have decided to remove the sculpture Emancipation Monument which has stood in Park Square since 1879. It depicts a formerly enslaved man kneeling before Abraham Lincoln. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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Tourists visit Mount Rushmore National Monument on Wednesday. President Trump is expected to visit the federal monument in South Dakota and give a speech before a fireworks display on Friday. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar, here in July 2019, tells NPR the popular neighborhood app is taking steps to address reports of racial profiling and censorship on the platform. Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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It's 'Our Fault': Nextdoor CEO Takes Blame For Deleting Of Black Lives Matter Posts

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Chad Wolf, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, outside the White House in Washington, D.C., last week. Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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