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Hundreds Of Black Women Are Running In Federal, State And Local Elections This Year

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Rev. William Barber spoke earlier this month at a get-out-the-vote rally at Shaw University in Raleigh, N.C.. Tom Gjelten /NPR hide caption

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Preaching Gospel Of Love And Justice, William Barber Mobilizes Progressive Christians

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Engraving from a series of images titled "The Great Yellow Fever Scourge — Incidents Of Its Horrors In The Most Fatal District Of The Southern States." Bettmann Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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How Yellow Fever Turned New Orleans Into The 'City Of The Dead'

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Wearing a Colin Kaepernick jersey, India Landry stands high in a high-school football stadium. NPR hide caption

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VIDEO: As Elections Approach, NFL Protests Are On These Texans' Minds

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President Trump prepares to depart for Pittsburgh, where 11 people were killed Saturday in a mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue. In an interview with Axios, the president says he intends to sign an executive order ending birthright citizenship. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The scene outside a Kroger supermarket following a shooting that left two people dead last Wednesday in Jeffersontown, Ky. Many have labeled the attack a hate crime. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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Police tape and memorial flowers are seen on Oct. 28, 2018, outside the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pa. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Eli Saslow Traces 'Straight Line' From White Nationalism To Alleged Synagogue Shooter

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A plaque marks the gravesite of Emmett Till at Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, Ill. The 14-year-old was killed in Mississippi in 1955. The FBI has reopened the investigation into his lynching. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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A Brutal Lynching And A Possible Confession, Decades Later

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Jonny Sun emerges from behind his social character and navigates his space within the illustration world. Christopher Sun /Courtesy of Kovert Creative hide caption

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Megyn Kelly, who left Fox News last year to work at NBC, has sparked controversy repeatedly, most recently with her remarks about whites wearing blackface. Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for Fortune hide caption

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Megyn Kelly Out At NBC's 'Today' Show

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MEGYN KELLY TODAY — Pictured: Megyn Kelly on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — (Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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Does Intent Ever Matter When It Comes To Blackface?

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D.C.'s Aggressive Confiscation Of Illegal Guns Leaves Residents Feeling Targeted

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