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A Journalist Seeks Out Her Roots, But Finds Few Answers In The Soil

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In The Third Season Of 'United Shades Of America,' W. Kamau Bell Goes Home To Alabama

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70 Years Later, Memorial Held For Unarmed Black Man Fatally Shot By Police

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Descendant Of Slave Owner: Lynching Memorial Brings To Light A 'Buried Narrative'

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Rev. James H. Cone, Founder Of Black Liberation Theology, Dies At 79

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Peace And Justice Memorial Seeks To Make Horror Of Lynching Understood

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Alabama Newspaper Reckons With Its Past

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Luvvie Ajayi speaks on the TED stage. Ryan Lash / TED hide caption

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Luvvie Ajayi: Can Creating Discomfort In Others Help Change The Status Quo?

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Ibrar Hussein Mirzai, an 18-year-old Afghan, has received asylum in Hungary and hopes to eventually gain Hungarian citizenship. He is aware that Hungarians don't like refugees. "I am a normal person just like them," he says. Joanna Kakissis for NPR hide caption

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Hungary Has A Xenophobia Problem

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Bill Cosby walks after it was announced a verdict is in at the Montgomery County Courthouse for day fourteen of his sexual assault retrial on April 26, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Mark Makela/Getty Images hide caption

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The National Memorial for Peace and Justice to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings opens Thursday in Montgomery, Ala. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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Alabama Museum Aims To Shine A Light On America's History Of Racial Terror

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The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, opening in Montgomery, Ala., on Thursday, is dedicated to victims of lynching. Lynsey Weatherspoon for NPR hide caption

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New Lynching Memorial Is A Space 'To Talk About All Of That Anguish'

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