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Dennis Banks, a leader of the American Indian Movement, burns a government proposal that would have let the AIM occupiers leave Wounded Knee in 1973. The Native American protesters then put the ashes into an envelope and sent it back to the government. Bettmann Archive hide caption

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Civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King lead a black voting rights march from Selma, Ala., to the state capital in Montgomery in 1965. William Lovelace/Getty Images hide caption

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Harvard professor David Williams says, "Much of this discrimination that occurs in the health care context, and in other contexts of society, may not even be intentional." Sarah Sholes/Courtesy of Harvard Chan hide caption

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Racism Is Literally Bad For Your Health

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NAACP President Derrick Johnson On His New Appointment, Next Steps

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White Nationalists Descend On Tennessee, Outnumbered By Counterprotesters

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Some Mohawks resent any presence of U.S. or Canadian law enforcement in the reservation. But many also say the situation is improving. David Sommerstein/North Country Public Radio hide caption

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At U.S.-Canada Border Reservation, Mohawks Say They Face Discrimination

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Prisons of Our Own Making

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Some Black Americans Turn To Informal Economy In The Face Of Discrimination

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Celeste Headlee: How Can We Have Civil Conversations With The Other Side?

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Food that met Muslim dietary strictures was once difficult to come by, but the growth of the American Muslim population — and the increase in non-Muslims consuming halal food — has made it much easier to find such offerings in supermarkets like Whole Foods Market. Craig Ruttle/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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How Black Americans See Discrimination

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Episode 2: 'They Can't Just Be Average'

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