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Why Racial Discrimination Allegations In France Can Be Hard To Prove

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Employees Send A Letter To CDC Director About Racism At The Workplace

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An Activist Shares Her Reaction To Washington NFL Team Finally Retiring Its Name

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Comedian Chelsea Handler On White Privilege

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No Arrests Or Charges So Far In Breonna Taylor's Shooting Death

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News Brief: COVID-19 Cases Surge, CDC's Black Employees, Breonna Taylor Case

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A letter from current CDC staff recently submitted to Director Robert Redfield demands that the agency address structural racism toward Black employees. Graeme Jennings/Getty Images hide caption

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CDC Employees Call Out Agency's 'Toxic Culture Of Racial Aggressions'

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An angry and frustrated crowd of about 1,500 people call for the resignation of Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney and Richmond Police Chief Will Smith on June 2 outside of City Hall. Regina H. Boone/Richmond Free Press hide caption

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Richmond, Va., Photographer Watches Familiar Anger Resurface In Recent Protests

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Thomas Chatterton Williams, along with more than 150 journalists, authors and writers, published a letter decrying the "intolerant climate that has set in on all sides" of debate in Harper's Magazine. Thomas Chatterton Williams hide caption

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Thomas Chatterton Williams On Debate, Criticism And The Letter In 'Harper's Magazine'

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Who Was Juan De Oñate? A Look At The Conquistador's Violent Legacy In New Mexico

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How White People Can Advocate For The Black Lives Matter Movement

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A field trip to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., led by Kimberly Grayson, the principal of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Early College in Denver, inspired some of her students to demand a more inclusive school curriculum. Chemetra Keys hide caption

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Denver School Principal On How Black Students Led Swift Changes To History Curriculum

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NBCUniversal Head Explains His 50% Diversity Challenge

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Why Memes Around Breonna Taylor's Death Are Not Doing Her Story Any Justice

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Martha Minow: How Can Restorative Justice Create A More Equitable Legal System?

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