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Watch Obama’s Moving Speech at the Opening of the National Museum of African American History

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Sept. 24 2016 8:51 PMBill Nunn, Do The Right Thing’s Radio Raheem, Has Died at 62
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Sept. 23 2016 4:00 PMThe Instant (Genius) Way to Make Your Juices & Booze-Free Drinks Better
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Sept. 23 2016 2:30 PMThe New Concert Film Let Hope Rise Is Pitching Itself as a “Theatrical Worship Experience.” What Does That Mean?
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Sept. 23 2016 10:04 AMThe Unmistakable Style of Inge Morath, One of Magnum’s First Female Photographers
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Sept. 22 2016 3:38 PMListen to the Title Track from the Weeknd’s Next Album, Starboy, Featuring Daft Punk
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Sept. 22 2016 12:44 PMWhy Is Autumn the Only Season With Two Names? Did Other Seasons Ever Have Two Names?
Pop, Race, and the ’60s
Sept. 22 2016 12:24 PMIntroducing “Pop, Race, and the ’60s”A new Slate Academy asks how, across a decade of integration, rock music became “white.”
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Sept. 22 2016 11:36 AMMr. Robot Season 2 Could Have Been a Breakthrough in Auteurist TV, But it Ended Up a Cautionary Tale
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Sept. 22 2016 10:22 AMWatch Hillary Clinton Practice Her Deadpan With Zach Galifianakis on Between Two Ferns
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Sept. 22 2016 9:45 AMThe Transcendence of Transparent Somehow, three seasons in, this show keeps finding new ways to get better.
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Sept. 22 2016 9:02 AMBrad Pitt’s Battle With Marijuana: A History
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Sept. 22 2016 1:27 AMTom Hardy Trolls Pundits Into Their Least Defensible Position Yet in the Taboo Promo
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Sept. 21 2016 8:30 PMThe Making of an American GirlIn 1993, the doll company set out to introduce its first black character. All she had to do was represent the entire history of black America.
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Sept. 21 2016 1:03 PMThe Dark Prophecy of By the SeaBrad and Angelina’s gloomy relationship drama is proof of why it’s always a bad idea for mega-celebrity couples to star in a movie together.
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Sept. 21 2016 12:03 PMFinally, Jean-Ralphio of Parks and Rec Is Reunited With His Real Father, Steve From Stranger Things
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Sept. 24 2016 6:30 PMParamount Sought Film Development Advice from 4-Year-Old, Takes $115 Million Write-Down
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Sept. 23 2016 3:30 PMThe Story of John le Carré and His Father, the Anti-George Smiley
Movies
Sept. 23 2016 10:30 AMQueen of KatweA feel-good movie about a teenage Ugandan chess champion with some sly lessons about the rest of the world.
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Sept. 22 2016 3:46 PMThe DressmakerYes, the fancy frocks are pretty. But Kate Winslet’s revenge is bloody in this surprising Aussie drama.
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Sept. 22 2016 12:44 PMMichelle Obama Does a Spot-On Barack Impression, Describes Her Husband as “Swagalicious”
Pop, Race, and the ’60s
Sept. 22 2016 12:24 PM“Blowin’ in the Wind” and “A Change Is Gonna Come”Two iconic protest anthems reveal the deeply interconnected—and interracial—roots of ’60s folk, soul, and rock ’n’ roll.
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Sept. 22 2016 12:24 PMSurvivor: Millennials vs. Gen X Is as Cartoonish a Battle of the Generations as You’d Imagine
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Sept. 22 2016 11:03 AMChronicTim Roth stars as a hospice nurse in a difficult movie with a shocking ending.
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Sept. 22 2016 10:08 AMHow People Interact With Water Around the World
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Sept. 22 2016 9:17 AMMary Berry Announces She Is Leaving the Great British Bake Off “Out of Loyalty” to BBC
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Sept. 22 2016 5:45 AMThe Magnificent SevenDenzel Washington and a ragtag team of cowboys in an old-fashioned shoot-’em-up.
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Sept. 21 2016 9:30 PMMost Sites Just Post One Trailer for Smurfs: The Lost Village. Slate Has Two!
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Sept. 21 2016 1:32 PMThese Photographs Make You Take Notice of New York Architecture
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Sept. 21 2016 1:02 PMThe First Trailer for PBS’ Hamilton Doc Is Here at Last
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Sept. 21 2016 11:01 AMStephen Colbert Embraces Candy Puns to Pummel Trump Jr.'s Anti-Refugee Skittles Graphic

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