Code Switch Race and identity, remixed.

Melisande Short-Colomb, 63, is a descendant of slaves sold by the Jesuits to fund Georgetown University. She's enrolled as a freshman there and plans to major in African-American studies. Marvin Joseph/Getty Images hide caption

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Starting School At The University That Enslaved Her Ancestors

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A young Chicanita hawks La Raza newspapers at the Poor People's Campaign, Washington, D.C. May-July 1968. Maria Varela/Maria Varela Photography hide caption

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'From The Mundane To The Magnificent': Photos From The Chicano Rights Movement

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Michael Jackson appears at a news conference in New York in 1992, where it was announced that a marketing agreement had been struck between Jackson and Pepsi-Cola International. Richard Drew/Associated Press hide caption

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Using Black Celebrities To Push Pop, Pudding And Politics

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Author Ta-Nehisi Coates says of Trump voters: "I think if you say, 'Well yeah, Donald Trump ran a racist campaign, but I voted for him despite that,' that is to say that having somebody who runs that type of campaign is not a disqualifier to you." Paul Marotta/Getty Images hide caption

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'His Ideology Is White Supremacy': Ta-Nehisi Coates On Donald Trump

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Joseph Quarterman (left), Bob Martin, Howard Gasaway, and Chubby Martin wear their Captain's uniforms as they prepare for the annual flag raising ceremony in June, 2016. Beck Harlan hide caption

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A recent scuffle between an elotero and a pedestrian in Hollywood re-energized discussion about legalizing street vending in California. Adrian Florido hide caption

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'I'm Not A Racist, I'm Argentine!'

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The past few weeks have revitalized debates across the country about what role Confederate monuments play in commemorating U.S. history. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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What Our Monuments (Don't) Teach Us About Remembering The Past

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Code Switch is tackling your trickiest questions about race relations. amathers/iStock hide caption

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How To Talk Race With Your Family: Ask Code Switch

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White supremacists descended on Charlottesville, Va., to protest the pending removal of the statue of Robert E. Lee in the city's Emancipation Park. Julia Rendleman/AP hide caption

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'We're Not Them' — Condemning Charlottesville And Condoning White Resentment

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