Code Switch Race and identity, remixed.

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Race. In your face.
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People of Japanese descent wait in line for their assigned homes at an internment camp reception center in Manzanar, Calif., the same camp in which John Tateishi was detained as a child. AP hide caption

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The All-Women Mariachi Group That's Lifting Our Spirits

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Lela Mae Williams and seven of her nine children on arrival in Hyannis. Frank C. Curtin/AP hide caption

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The Cruel Story Behind The 'Reverse Freedom Rides'

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Barbara Elaine Smith, better known as B. Smith, began her career as a model, going on to be a restaurateur, celebrity chef, author, entertainer and lifestyle doyenne. bsmith.com hide caption

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B. Smith, Restaurateur And Lifestyle Icon, Dies At 70 Of Early Onset Alzheimer's

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Robyn Crawford shares her story as Whitney Houston's closest friend in her new memoir A Song For You: My Life With Whitney Houston. Marc Hom/Penguin Random House hide caption

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The Day That Never Happened

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Prisoners pass through a courtyard at Waupun Correctional Institution. Officials in some prison towns have come up with creative ways to avoid forming voting districts made up primarily of prisoners. But in many others, political lines are drawn around prisons in a way that critics deride as "prison gerrymandering." Lauren Justice for NPR hide caption

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'Your Body Being Used': Where Prisoners Who Can't Vote Fill Voting Districts

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The walls of the Golden Rose restaurant in Lviv, Ukraine, are covered with collages that tell detailed stories about the Jewish legacy of the city. Alex Schmidt hide caption

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