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9 First-Person Perspectives Give Voice To 'The Other Americans'

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The Handmaid's Tale, starring Elisabeth Moss, coincided with a spike in new subscribers to Hulu, one of an increasing number of video streaming platforms. George Kraychyk/Hulu hide caption

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Ecco

'What Doesn't Kill You' Navigates The Challenges Of Existing While Black

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Not My Job: We Quiz Comedian Aidy Bryant On '80s Brians

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In Us, Winston Duke, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex and Lupita Nyong'o (L-R) play the members of a family — and their doppelgangers. Claudette Barius/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Jordan Peele Looked Into The Mirror And Saw The Evil Inside 'Us'

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Chief Justice John Roberts attends the 37th Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center on Dec. 7, 2014, in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In 'The Chief,' An Enigmatic, Conservative John Roberts Walks A Political Tightrope

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Lupita Nyong'o stars in Us, Jordan Peele's latest film. Claudette Barius/Universal hide caption

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'Us'

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In a 1936 letter to Henwar Rodakiewicz, Georgia O'Keeffe updated her friend on recent goings-on, including a new commission. The middle section reads: "I got an order for a big flower painting for Elizabeth Arden — got it myself ---" Shawn Miller/Library of Congress hide caption

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'High Heel' Muses On Beauty, Power — And Stilettos

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The 2019 Whiting Award recipients (clockwise from top left): poet Kayleb Rae Candrilli, poet Tyree Daye, novelist Hernan Diaz, playwright Michael R. Jackson, fiction writer Terese Marie Mailhot, nonfiction writer Nadia Owusu, playwright Lauren Yee, poet Vanessa Angelica Villarreal, novelist Merrit Tierce and fiction writer Nafissa Thompson-Spires. Courtesy of the Whiting Foundation hide caption

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