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(Left) Stacy, and sister Tracy reminisce over a collage of photos of Maleak Coffin, who died three days after being shot in December. The blanket was gifted to the family by Maleak's girlfriend, Marshay Walker. Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Desiree Griffiths of Miami holds up a sign reading "Black Lives Matter" during a protest over the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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The #BlackLivesMatter Movement: Marches And Tweets For Healing

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Nicholas Heyward Jr. the year before he was killed. "I would give my life today if I could, you know, just have him back," his dad said during a recent visit to StoryCorps. Courtesy of Nicholas Heyward Sr. hide caption

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Dad Aches For Son Killed By Policeman 20 Years Ago

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Historian Peniel Joseph says criticism of the film Selma as historically inaccurate is misguided, and that the movie correctly portrays African-Americans as the drivers of the civil rights movement. Kelvin Ma/Peniel Joseph hide caption

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