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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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From left, José Yadiel Torres, 10, Lizmary Rivera, 29, José Torres, 38, and twins Janniela and Jamiléth Torres, 9, pose for a family portrait in their house in Utuado. The rooster, the family's most prized bird, is named Matatoro. Erika P. Rodrí­guez for NPR hide caption

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Should Black Athletes Go To Black Schools?

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Elena Hinestrosa and her ensemble, Integración Pacífica, perform at one of Petronio Alvarez Music Festival's educational panels. Maria Paz Gutierrez hide caption

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Colombia's Big Summer Music Festival Is All About Blackness

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Trans people in the U.S. have turned to underground silicone injections for decades. And it has particularly impacted trans women of color and those living in poverty. Anke Gladnick for NPR hide caption

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