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In the Hulu series, Taste the Nation, Padma Lakshmi showcases the different immigrant and indigenous communities that contributed to American cuisine. Dominic Valente/Hulu hide caption

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Keanu Reeves stars as John Wick in John Wick: Chapter 3--Parabellum. Lionsgate hide caption

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Daveed Diggs, Okieriete "Oak" Onaodowan, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr., and Anthony Ramos star in Hamilton, filmed on Broadway in 2016. Disney+ hide caption

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Michaela Coel plays Arabella in the HBO series I May Destroy You. Natalie Seery/HBO hide caption

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Isiah Whitlock Jr., Norm Lewis, Clarke Peters, Delroy Lindo and Jonathan Majors star in Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods. Netflix hide caption

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Giancarlo Esposito portrays Gustavo "Gus" Fring on Better Call Saul and Breaking Bad. Warrick Page/AMC/Sony Pictures hide caption

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Drew Dixon, one of many women featured in the HBO Max documentary, On The Record. HBO Max hide caption

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Marisa Tomei and Pete Davidson star in the latest Judd Apatow film, The King of Staten Island. Mary Cybulski/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Kipo (center) and friends make their surprisingly cheerful way through a post-apocalyptic hellscape beset by giant mutant animals in Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts. Netflix hide caption

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'Kipo And The Age Of Wonderbeasts' Returns, Weirder And Warmer Than Ever

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Josh Gad (Birdie), Leslie Odom Jr. (Owen), and Chris Jackson (Glorious Gary) are just a few of the notable voice cast appearing in the Apple TV+ series Central Park. Apple TV+ hide caption

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What are anti-racist reading lists for? That's what Lauren Michele Jackson asks in a recent essay for Vulture. Marcelo De La Torre/Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption

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Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan on set of the 2000 film, Love & Basketball. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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