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Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., speaks at a press conference on Capitol Hill on Jan. 31. Waters called for an investigation into Trump administration ties to Russia. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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If Chicago, the fifth most racially and economically segregated city in the country, were to lower its level of segregation to the national median of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the country, it would have a profound impact on the entire region. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., tweeted that she "cannot be intimidated" after Fox News host Bill O'Reilly made dismissive comments about her on TV on Tuesday. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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#BlackWomenAtWork: Women Speak Out After Criticism Of Journalist, Congresswoman

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Sanctuary Churches: Who Controls The Story?

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Michelle Taylor and other participants work to reconstruct slave cabins at Montpelier, the Virginia estate of former President James Madison. Courtesy of Michelle Taylor hide caption

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A Researcher Reconnects With Her Ancestors' Slave Past At Madison's Estate

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James Harris Jackson is escorted out of a police precinct in New York on March 22. Police said Jackson, accused of fatally stabbing a black man in New York City, told investigators he traveled from Baltimore specifically to attack black people. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Remembering Roger Wilkins: Civil Rights Lawyer, Columnist And Educator

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Kerry James Marshall, School of Beauty, School of Culture, acrylic and glitter on unstretched canvas, 2012 Sean Pathasema/The Museum of Contemporary Art hide caption

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Kerry James Marshall: A Black Presence In The Art World Is 'Not Negotiable'

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(Top) In downtown Hamtramck, teenagers hang out in Pope Park, which commemorates the Polish Pope John Paul II's visit to the city in 1987. (Bottom left) Co-owner Jamal Jawany poses for a portrait at Delite Cafe and Deli. (Bottom right) Ezzi Jawany, 74, waits for his order at his son's deli, Delite Cafe. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Hamtramck, Mich.: An Evolving City Of Immigrants

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A viral image last week claimed 14 girls of color went missing in 24 hours in D.C. — though police say that's untrue. But the facts are startling, with very real consequences. Metropolitan PD, Washington DC hide caption

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Out Of Bounds: New Research On Race And Paying College Athletes

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Fatima Avelica, 13, daughter of of Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez, attends a rally with loved ones and supporters for his release outside U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) offices on March 13, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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ABC's Black-ish stars Yara Shahidi, Laurence Fishburne, Jenifer Lewis, Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, Marsai Martin, Miles Brown and Marcus Scribner. Bob D'Amico/ABC hide caption

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Shows With Black Characters Find Loyal Non-Black Fans

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