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Justice Report Accuses St. Louis County Family Court Of Racial Bias

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Hillary Clinton Knocks Jeb Bush's Slogan At Urban League Conference

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Black Lives Matter activists confronted Democratic candidates Martin O'Malley and Bernie Sanders at a Netroots Nation event earlier this month. O'Malley used the phrase "all lives matter" twice, which he later apologized for. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Democratic Candidates Stumble Over Black Lives Matter Movement

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50 Years Ago, Medicare Helped To Desegregate Hospitals

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Johanna Fernández, co-curator of a new exhibition about the Young Lords, points to pages of the group's newspaper on display at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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Once Outlaws, Young Lords Find A Museum Home For Radical Roots

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Once An African-American Refuge, Economic Plight Threatens Future Of Florida Town

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Activists Aim To Expand Reach Of Black Lives Matter Movement

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Wall graffiti at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. The company released a diversity report last month showing that 70 percent of employees are male; African-Americans comprise 2 percent of it workforce. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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More Than A Pipeline Problem: In Search Of Diversity In Silicon Valley

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On The Streets Of Baltimore, 'It's Definitely Not A Safe Feeling'

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The Eastside Bicycle Club on a 35 mile Saturday evening ride with stops for tacos. Carlos Morales hide caption

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On A 'Tour De Tacos' With Los Angeles' Eastside Bike Club

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Supporters of Navajo presidential candidate Chris Deschene were unhappy last October when a court determined that he did not meet the language requirement. Felicia Fonseca/AP hide caption

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A Navajo Speaker Says The Language Connects Her With Her Culture

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A guard motions to a medic (left) who arrived with a stretcher to Waller County Jail in Hempstead, Texas, on July 13, the day Sandra Bland died at the jail. Officials said Thursday that an autopsy did not find signs that Bland's death was a homicide. Waller County Sheriff's Office/Landov hide caption

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