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Elizabeth Taylor, (from left) George Segal, Richard Burton and Sandy Dennis starred in the 1966 film adaptation of Edward Albee's play, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? A theater director in Portland recently cast an African-American actor as Nick (Segal's role) — and found the Albee estate withheld rights to the play. Keystone/Getty Images hide caption

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Why A Theater Director Made A 'Color-Conscious Choice' In 'Virginia Woolf' Casting

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Portland Train Murders Highlight Oregon's History Of White Supremacy

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Gwendolyn Brooks poses with her first book of poems, A Street in Bronzeville. AP hide caption

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Remembering The Great Poet Gwendolyn Brooks At 100

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New Orleans Mayor Delivers Message On Race In Monuments Speech

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African-American students say they matriculated at Duke Divinity School expecting to enhance their calling with top-notch theological training at a prestigious program. But instead, they say, they entered a racial nightmare. Jackie O/Flickr/Creative Commons hide caption

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In a recent study from National Center for Education Statistics found even after controlling for academic achievement in high school, black and Latino students attend selective institutions at far lower rates and drop out of college more often. Cesar Okada/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Rachel Lindsay works as an attorney in Dallas. She was in the 21st season of The Bachelor and now stars in the 13th season of The Bachelorette. Paul Hebert/ABC hide caption

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'The Bachelorette' May Have A Black Star, But It's Still Set In A White World

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Supreme Court Rejects 2 N.C. Congressional Districts As Unconstitutional

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A statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, as it was removed from its longtime resting place in New Orleans on Friday. Lee's statue was the last of four Confederate monuments to be removed under a 2015 City Council vote. Scott Threlkeld/AP hide caption

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