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A portrait of the Brooklyn Dodgers' infielder Jackie Robinson in uniform circa 1945. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: A True 'Sports Hero,' Jackie Robinson At 100

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Anton Black's heart condition and mental illness were significant factors in his "sudden cardiac death" during a struggle with law enforcement officers on Maryland's Eastern Shore, according to an autopsy report. LaToya Holley via AP hide caption

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James Jackson (right) confers with his lawyer during a hearing in criminal court Wednesday in New York. Jackson pleaded guilty to killing a black man with a sword, which prosecutors described as terrorism and a hate crime. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Covington Catholic (Ky.) High School student Nick Sandmann, seen here standing before Native American activist Nathan Phillips at the Lincoln Memorial, says he has received death threats after video of their encounter went viral. Kaya Taitano/Social Media via Reuters hide caption

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Differing Narratives After Standoff Between Native American Man, High School Student

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The 'Very Particular' History Being Presented At Confederate Sites

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The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta is open for the first time in nearly a month, after a grant from the Delta Air Lines Foundation made up for the lack of federal funds from the partial government shutdown. Jeff Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Ex-Chicago Police Officer Sentenced To 81 Months For Laquan McDonald Murder

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'Heartbeat Of Wounded Knee' Demystifies The Modern Native Experience

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In August 1963, African-American girls were held in a Georgia stockade after being arrested for demonstrating segregation. Left to right: Melinda Jones Williams (13), Laura Ruff Saunders (13), Mattie Crittenden Reese, Pearl Brown, Carol Barner Seay (12), Annie Ragin Laster (14), Willie Smith Davis (15), Shirley Green (14), and Billie Jo Thornton Allen (13). Sitting on the floor: Verna Hollis (15). Danny Lyon hide caption

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'I Gave Up Hope': As Girls, They Were Jailed In Squalor For Protesting Segregation

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(L-R): David March, Thomas Gaffney and Joseph Walsh appear at a pre-trial hearing in Chicago in October 2018. Zbigniew Bzdak/AP hide caption

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Chicago Cops Found Not Guilty Of Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald Shooting Case

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I'm Scared The Color Of My Skin Will Bring Me Harm, Nosrat Says

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Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, attends a rally with Angel Families on the East Front of the Capitol, to highlight crimes committed by illegal immigrants in the U.S., on September 7, 2018. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc. hide caption

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Why Some Journalists Have A Hard Time Saying The Word 'Racist'

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Harris County, Texas, one of the most diverse urban areas of the country, now has 19 African-American women on the bench. The group calls itself "Black Girl Magic." Harris County Democratic Party hide caption

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Meet 'Black Girl Magic,' The 19 African-American Women Elected As Judges In Texas

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