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Donald Trump arrives at the National Federation of Republican Assemblies on Saturday in Nashville, Tenn., ahead of his speech before the conservative group. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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The 'Trump Effect' Alienating Conservative Latinos

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Pastor Chris Beard of Peoples Church in Cincinnati and his wife, Jan. "I've had sinful thoughts, racist thoughts in my own heart that I've had to come to terms with," he says. Renae Denbow/Peoples Church hide caption

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How A Once-White Church Broke Down Racial Barriers

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This undated photo provided by the Harris County Sheriff's Office on Saturday shows Shannon J. Miles. Prosecutors in Texas are charging the 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of Darren Goforth, a sheriff's deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station. AP hide caption

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Black Lives Matter Publishes 'Campaign Zero' Plan To Reduce Police Violence

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Civil Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson Dies At 104

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A screen grab shows the Twitter page of Bryce Williams, whose real name is Vester Lee Flanagan II, who police say fatally shot WDBJ-TV cameraman Adam Ward and reporter Alison Parker during a live broadcast early Wednesday. After the attack, Flanagan reportedly sent a fax to ABC News. AP hide caption

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Kentucky State Fair Vendors Divided Over Ban Of Confederate Flag Merchandise

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In South Carolina, Sanders Discusses Race, Courts Black Voters

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Tres hermanas- "Three Sisters", Cuajinicuilapa, Guerrero, Mexico, 1986. Tony Gleaton/Courtesy The Tony Gleaton Photographic Trust, All Rights Reserved hide caption

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Southern Poverty Law Center Remembers Civil Rights Leader Julian Bond

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Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones stands next to a illegal aliens sign he had placed in the parking lot of the Butler County Sheriff's Department, Nov. 3, 2005, in Hamilton, Ohio. David Kohl/AP hide caption

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Tracing The Shifting Meaning Of 'Alien'

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