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Who Put The 'Hispanic' In Hispanic Heritage Month?

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Dillard University students march to their polling place on campus to vote in New Orleans on Nov. 8, 2016. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call,Inc./Getty Images hide caption

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Author Ta-Nehisi Coates says of Trump voters: "I think if you say, 'Well yeah, Donald Trump ran a racist campaign, but I voted for him despite that,' that is to say that having somebody who runs that type of campaign is not a disqualifier to you." Paul Marotta/Getty Images hide caption

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'His Ideology Is White Supremacy': Ta-Nehisi Coates On Donald Trump

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Michael Jackson appears at a news conference in New York in 1992, where it was announced that a marketing agreement had been struck between Jackson and Pepsi-Cola International. Richard Drew/Associated Press hide caption

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Using Black Celebrities To Push Pop, Pudding And Politics

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North Carolina Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger says Democrats are looking to deflect blame for their electoral losses. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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A recent scuffle between an elotero and a pedestrian in Hollywood re-energized discussion about legalizing street vending in California. Adrian Florido hide caption

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'I'm Not A Racist, I'm Argentine!'

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Neo-Nazis, white supremacists and other demonstrators encircle counterprotesters at the base of a statue of Thomas Jefferson on the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville, Va., on Friday. NurPhoto/Getty Images hide caption

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When 'Where Are You From?' Takes You Someplace Unexpected

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President Trump announces the introduction of the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act with Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark. (left), and Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on Wednesday. Getty Images hide caption

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Reaction To Trump's Plan To Ban Transgender People From The Military

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Hip Hop deejays Stretch Armstrong (right) aka Adrian Bartos and Bobbito (left) aka Robert Garcia became legends on The Stretch Armstrong Show during the 1990s. Back then, they were hip hop tastemakers on college station WKCR in New York City. Now they're back together hosting "What's Good? With Stretch and Bobbito," an NPR podcast. Nickolai Hammar/NPR/. hide caption

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Stretch & Bobbito On Race, Hip-Hop, And Belonging

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Chairman and CEO Linda Johnson Rice speaks at Ebony magazine's Power 100 Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., last December. Earl Gibson III/Getty Images hide caption

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#EbonyOwes: 99 Problems And Money Is One

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Federal Court Considers Changing Texas Political Boundaries

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U.S. Diplomatic Corps Is Being Hollowed Out, Bergmann says

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The Supreme Court has not ruled on "purely partisan gerrymanders," which means drawing voting districts with the aim of strengthening one political party, since 2004. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Bill Cosby walks outside the courtroom during a break on the third day of his sexual assault trial in the Montgomery County Courthouse June 7, 2017 in Norristown, Pa. Mark Makela/Getty Images hide caption

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