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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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Kenya's Amboseli National Park and its surrounding areas are home to a very special kind of elephant: The Super Tuskers. Bulls whose tusks weigh in excess of 100 pounds each, often reaching all the way to the ground. There are said to be only just over 20 left on earth, with the most famous one of them all being Craig, a 52 year old bull believed to have the largest tusks of any African elephant alive today, walking past me in this photograph. A Giant Walks Past