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Race in America

To mark the Smithsonian's multi-year initiative, Our Shared Future: Reckoning With Our Racial Past, which will confront the history and legacy of race and racism through live and virtual events, pop-up exhibitions, digital resources, and other offerings, Smithsonian magazine has compiled this collection of relevant coverage.

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Star trails caused by the earth's rotation in this long exposure image of an abandoned house in the desert of Namibia. The Great Magellanic Cloud, a galaxy about 150,000 light years from earth, is visible as the white patch on the right. The green sky hues originate from strong air glow present during this night. House under the Stars