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Samin Nosrat, author of the cookbook Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking. Shereen Marisol Meraji/NPR hide caption

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Samin Nosrat Is Making Space At The Table

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The Martinez family stands in front of their home in New Jersey. During a speech at her graduation, Alondra said to her parents: "Mamá, papá, lo logramos." Mom, dad, we made it. Mohamed Sadek for NPR hide caption

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Hispanic Unemployment Has Hit Record Lows. But Does That Mean Progress?

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Civil rights "foot soldier" Theresa Burroughs in 2016, in front of a photo of the day she was arrested in 1965. Burroughs has died at age 89. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Theresa Burroughs, Voting Rights Activist, Dies At 89 In Alabama

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Sam Smith, Brittany Smith and their daughter Erelah outside their Charlotte home. The Smiths moved to Charlotte looking for change and opportunity. They are part of an influx of African Americans to Mecklenburg County, where the African American population has ballooned by 64% since 2000. Swikar Patel for NPR hide caption

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As Employment Rises, African American Transplants Ride Jobs Wave To The South

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Many of the survivors of the Clotilda voyage are buried in Old Plateau Cemetery, near Mobile, Ala. The Alabama Historical Commission announced Wednesday that researchers had identified the vessel after months of work. Julie Bennett/AP hide caption

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Billionaire Robert F. Smith Pledges To Repay Loans For 2019 Morehouse College Class

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John Stokes, a student protester during the civil rights movement in the 1950's, speaks at a press conference in Richmond, Va., in 2004. As a high school senior in 1951, Stokes was one of the leaders of a student strike, protesting conditions at the all-black Moton High School in Virginia. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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65 Years After Brown v. Board of Education: 'It's Never Going To Be Easy'

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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) is one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress. She has been the target of criticism and censure for statements regarded as anti-Semitic. Many other prominent black Muslim leaders say her experience is familiar. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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American Muslims In Public Life Say They Face Outsize Scrutiny

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Christopher Darden, (left), is seen in Los Angeles County Superior Court with his now former client Eric Holder. Holder is accused of killing rapper Nipsey Hussle in March. Patrick T. Fallon/AP hide caption

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You Cannot Divorce Race From Immigration, Jose Antonio Vargas Says

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Cellphone footage shot by Sandra Bland and made public Monday night shows her encounter with state Trooper Brian Encinia that led to her arrest in 2015. Days later, Bland was found dead in her jail cell. Investigative Network/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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April is National Poetry Month. From left to right, poets: Kaveh Akbar, Fatimah Asghar, Ada Limon, Hieu Minh Nguyen and Ashley M. Jones. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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A Bouquet Of Poets For National Poetry Month

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NBA's Lack Of Latino Players

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Companies Continue To Stumble Over Racially Offensive Advertising Campaigns

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Louisiana Reverend Focused On Rebuilding Church, Community After Arson Attacks

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