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Race and identity, remixed

A few of the great books that our listeners recommend for summer reading. Shereen Marisol Meraji/NPR hide caption

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Code Switch Book Club, Summer 2019

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At its height, the National Welfare Rights Organization had more than 25,000 dues-paying members. Some people have called it "the largest black feminist organization in American history." Jack Rottier Collection/George Mason University Libraries hide caption

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Samin Nosrat, author of the cookbook Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking. Shereen Marisol Meraji/NPR hide caption

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Samin Nosrat Is Making Space At The Table

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April is National Poetry Month. From left to right, poets: Kaveh Akbar, Fatimah Asghar, Ada Limon, Hieu Minh Nguyen and Ashley M. Jones. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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A Bouquet Of Poets For National Poetry Month

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When Civility Is Used As A Cudgel Against People Of Color

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The Power Of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Anger

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An enormous portrait of George Washington hangs alongside swastika banners and American flags at New York's Madison Square Garden in 1939 during the German American Bund's Pro American Rally. Field of Vision hide caption

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When Nazis Took Manhattan

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Nick Sandmann, a student from Covington Catholic High School, stands in front of Nathan Phillips, a Native American, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Kaya Taitano/Social Media/Reuters hide caption

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The Fight For Native Voices To Be Heard

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Why Some Journalists Have A Hard Time Saying The Word 'Racist'

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