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Truth in Action: 5 Actors Who Walked the Walk

Whether it was raising money to fight AIDS or child hunger, or confronting racism head on, these celebrities used their star power for good.

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Fox’s Ambitious “Shots Fired” Is Nuanced, Complex — and Compelling

About as current and topical as you can get, “Shots Fired” is a powerful 10-part miniseries that takes on police shootings, political corruption, racism and small-town religion.

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Funny, Scary and Smart: “Get Out” Works on Several Levels

Be forewarned: “Get Out” will leave you with goosebumps that stay on your skin long after the final credits finish rolling. It scored an unprecedented 99% on Rotten Tomatoes — and seems well on the way to “Sleeper Hit” status. In other words, see it soon.

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Top 10 Protest Songs from the 1960s

“A Change Is Gonna Come,” “Respect,” and “Give Peace a Chance” weren’t just popular songs. They had a purpose, too.

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Jail Time: Ava DuVernay’s “13th” on the Evolution of Racism

When thousands marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma last year to commemorate a similar act by black activists fighting for the right to vote 50 years ago, few probably realized that 30 percent of black men in Alabama still don’t have that very