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Ta-Nehisi Coates. Black man with short hair wearing a blue suit jacket and white shirt standing in front of podium.

WATCH: Ta-Nehisi Coates On His New Novel and the Value of Collective Freedom

The acclaimed writer’s first novel, “The Water Dancer,” follows a man with a mysterious gift.

Nathan Phillips. Native American man with dark shoulder-length hair, wearing black shirt, with blue sky and Capitol Building in the background

Skip TODAY Show, Watch This Interview With Nathan Phillips Instead

While mainstream media rushes to center the MAGA teens who taunted the Omaha elder, watch the Indigenous leader describe what really happened after the Indigenous Peoples March.

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WATCH: '#MeToo' Creator Tarana Burke on Resurgence of the Movement for Sexual Assault Survivors

“ ‘Me too’ is about using the power of empathy to stomp out shame.”

Takiyah Thompson, Black person looks at camera

WATCH: Takiyah Thompson Explains Why She Helped Topple the Confederate Statue in Durham

“Anything that gives those people pride needs to be crushed in the same way that they want to crush Black people and the other groups that they target.”

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Rep. Ted Lieu May Introduce Bill That Requires a Mental Health Pro in the White House

“Clearly, to me, when you have a president that lies pathologically, that believes in alternative facts, it suggests to me there is a problem.”

A child plays near teepees on a #NoDAPL camp near the Cannonball River.

READ: Women's Healthcare Clinic Established at #NoDAPL Camp

A baby was born this week along the Cannonball River, highlighting the need for gynecological care.

Must-See Interview: Black Panther Albert Woodfox, Free After 43 Years in Solitary

Woodfox is the last of the Angola 3 to be released from prison.