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3:33A man smokes crack under a bridge where he lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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The Drug Epidemic That Ruled The '80s

1:40A member of New York's Sikh community
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Radio Hosts Suspended After Calling Sikh State AG 'Turban Man'

3:40Lilian Martinez and her 5-year-old son
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Moms Helping Moms: How Mothers Reunited A Migrant Family In A Day

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NYC Group Allows Drug Users To Safely Inject In Bathrooms

3:56Plastic straws
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Why Plastic Straw Bans Aren't Inclusive

5:12Employees at The Corner Project pick up used syringes in the snow in an effort to keep the parks in the area safe.
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Group Brings Health Care To The Streets For Those Battling Addiction

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Up For Debate: Do Video Games Make Us Smarter?

1:31Blockbuster Video Rental Store
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One Last Blockbuster Store Left Standing

3:02Jewish baby
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Circumcision Is Controversial, But It's Not The Norm Everywhere

2:46Family in Washington D.C.
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Your Parents' Financial Success Might Determine Yours

3:27The 3D Printed Liberator Gun
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This Man Made It Possible (And Maybe Legal) To 3D Print Guns

3:41Mary Kong-Devito
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Dream Jobs: Restaurant E-Impresario

5:53Mariana Ibarra with her son in El Paso, Texas
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A Mother's Journey From Violence In Mexico To Legal Limbo In The US

3:00Pregnant woman
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Big Families Are Out; Education And Income Are In

3:10Still from "Duck and Cover" PSA
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'The Atomic Age': How The Era Of Nuclear Anxiety Affects Us Today

2:59Game enthusiasts and industry personnel play 'Battlefield 5' during the Electronic Entertainment Expo E3.
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The Evolution Of Video Games

3:15People hold their hands up at Seattle Center during the March for Our Lives rally on March 24, 2018.
 

Younger Generations Are Leading The Movements For Change

2:19School buses are lined up in front of Great Mills High School after a shooting on March 20, 2018 in Great Mills, Maryland.
 

The Number Of School Resource Officers Is Growing

4:32Mo Paul
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Dream Jobs: Antiquer

2:00San Diego Comic-Con photo booth
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San Diego Comic-Con's Origin Story Involved More Than Just Comic Books

4:05Makeup brushes in a cup
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Dream Jobs: Hair And Makeup Artist

2:46"Sorry To Bother You" film poster
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Code-Switching: A Linguistic Phenomenon And The Focus Of A New Film

2:25Lauren Ridloff and Kenny Leon in 2018.
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Director Kenny Leon Had Much To Learn From Deaf Actress Lauren Ridloff

2:36Gayle Jessup White, Monticello's community engagement officer
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Touring Jefferson's Monticello — With A Descendant Of Sally Hemings

4:40Rosana Vollmerhausen
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Dream Jobs: Personal Stylist

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How One Independent Film Company Tackles Diverse Storytelling

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Up For Debate: As We Evolve, Do We Still Need Religion?

2:19McDonald's employee
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Teens Are Waiting Longer To Get A Job — And That Affects All Of Us

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Millennials Have Their Own Style Of Parenting

2:57Rihanna attends Sephora loves Fenty Beauty by Rihanna launch event on April 5, 2018 in Milan, Italy.
 

Rihanna Is Creating A New Standard For The Beauty Industry