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In 2014, Erica Garner led a protest march in New York City after a grand jury decided not to indict a police officer involved in the death of her father, Eric Garner. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Sherrilyn Ifill: 'Black Voters In Alabama Mattered'

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Ahmed Kathrada, anti-apartheid activist and close friend of former South African President Nelson Mandela, visits the Nelson Mandela Foundations Centre of Memory in Houghton, Johannesburg. Stephane de Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The New Orleans Saints kneel before the playing of the national anthem before the game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on Oct. 22. Dylan Buell/Getty Images hide caption

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Louisiana Lawmaker Threatens Saints' Tax Breaks After Anthem Protests

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The Dallas Cowboys, led by owner Jerry Jones, center, take a knee prior to the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz., on Sept. 25. Matt York/AP hide caption

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Amid The Anthem Debate, A Dallas Cowboys Fan Gives Tickets Away To Teens And Cops

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A pot of rajma, a bean stew from the north of India, cooks on the stove. It's one of the recipes included in the new cookbook Bollywood Kitchen. Josh Loock/NPR hide caption

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'Bollywood Kitchen': A Celebration Of Indian-American Cuisine

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Joseph Ravenell: Could Barbershops Become The New Doctor's Office?

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In Louisiana, NFL Anthem Protests Threaten Saints' Tax Breaks

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This statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest was removed from a park in Memphis, Tenn., on Wednesday night, following the sale of the park to a nonprofit group. Adrian Sainz/AP hide caption

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The further away people with Hispanic ancestry are from their immigrant roots, the less likely they are to identify as Hispanic or Latino, a new Pew Research Center study finds. Pew Research Center hide caption

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Latino Identity Fades As Immigrant Ties Weaken, Study Finds

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Samantha Pierce of Cleveland has a 7-year-old daughter, Camryn. In 2009, Pierce gave premature birth to twins. The babies did not survive. Scientists say black women lead more stressful lives, which makes them more likely to give birth prematurely and puts their babies at risk of dying. Dustin Franz for NPR hide caption

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How Racism May Cause Black Mothers To Suffer The Death Of Their Infants

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