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Joel Ross performs at Lantaren Venster on May 2, 2019 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Peter Van Breukelen/Redferns hide caption

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Joel Ross And His (Exceptionally) Good Vibes

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Sam Smith, Brittany Smith and their daughter Erelah outside their Charlotte home. The Smiths moved to Charlotte looking for change and opportunity. They are part of an influx of African Americans to Mecklenburg County, where the African American population has ballooned by 64% since 2000. Swikar Patel for NPR hide caption

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As Employment Rises, African American Transplants Ride Jobs Wave To The South

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., says if she becomes president she would only appoint judges and justices who would maintain Roe v. Wade. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Kirsten Gillibrand Says If Trump Wants A War With America's Women, 'He Will Lose'

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