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Seeing the bright side

DuVernay, the second guest editor in TIME’s 96-year history, meets with the publication’s staff

WHILE WE LIVE AT A TIME WHEN DIVISION is the norm; when biases and beliefs seem static and immobile; when hard science is debatable; when journalism is devalued; when humanity is stripped from those in cells, centers and shelters; when it’s all just too much to organize in our heads, art calls to the

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