Week In Politics: Republican National Convention

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'I'm Petrified For My Children': Will Racism And Guns Lead To America's Ruin?

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Actors Diana Sands, Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil and Sidney Poitier appear in the 1961 film adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun. John D. Kisch/Separate Cinema Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Hollywood And The Middle Class: Selling Dreams Of 'Somewhere That's Green'

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NPR Politics Podcast: "Can't Let It Go" - 6/16/16

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Week In Politics: Terror Attack In France, Trump Chooses Pence

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Elie Wiesel speaks at Vermont's Middlebury College in 2002. The Holocaust survivor, Nobel laureate and author died July 2 at the age of 87. Jordan Silverman/Getty Images hide caption

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Akeem Muhammad stands with a group of protesters in Baton Rouge, La., on Sunday. The 24-year-old student was one of more than 120 people who were arrested during the protest. Nicholas Martino/ Courtesy of Akeem Muhammad hide caption

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Baton Rouge Protester On Arrest: 'I Didn't Know If I Was Going To Survive'

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'Hamilton' Reminds Us Of Our Country's Promise

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Week In Politics: Deadly Sniper Attack On Dallas Police

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Daal — yellow, red, brown or black — is a staple across India. It is often described, inadequately, I think, as lentil soup. Except it's so much more. Arash James Iravan/Getty Images hide caption

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This statue of tennis great Arthur Ashe by sculptor Paul Di Pasquale was unveiled on Monument Ave. in Richmond, Va., almost 20 years ago, on July 10, 1996. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Statues Of Sports Stars Help Us Remember Them As Larger Than Life

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