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Black Women With Bachelor's Degrees Earn More Than White Counterparts: Study
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Black women college graduates (Employment), Black women executives (Salaries), United States (Census)
Rev. Al Sharpton Asks FCC To Punish Violent Rappers
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Al Sharpton (American clergyman and political activist.); 1954-, United States Federal Communications Commission, Violence, Rap music (Lyrics, Censorship)
Study Shows Low Graduation Rates For Black NCAA Basketball Players; Rev. Jesse Jackson Blames Schools
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Basketball, High school, Blacks (Education), Black athletes (Education)
National Newspaper Publishers Assn. Foundation Presents Honors During Annual Black Press Week Event
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Barack Obama (American president); 1961- (Awards), National Newspaper Publishers Association
This Week In Black History
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Matthew Alexander Henson (American arctic explorer.); 1866-1955, Percy L. Julian (American chemist.); 1899-1975, George Washington Carver (American botanist.); 1864?-1943
The House Of Imagene, Black-Run Shelter For D.C. Homeless, In Jeopardy
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Imagene Bigham Stewart (social welfare leader) (Charitable contributions), Abused women, Homeless (Housing), Washington (D.C.) (Homeless)
Nelson Mandela Holds AIDS Benefit Concert In South Africa; Raises $1.6 Million
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Nelson Mandela (South African president.), Rock concerts (Benefit performances), AIDS (Disease) (Fund raising, South Africa)
Ex-Raider Marcus Williams Awarded $340,000 After Attack By Teammate In 2003
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Marcus Williams (American football player); 1977- (Assault), Oakland Raiders (Football team), Football players (Crimes against), Violence in sports (Football)
Former Pittsburgh Steelers' Pro Linebacker David Little Dies In Weightlifting Accident
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David Little (American football player.); 1959-2005
Diahann Carroll And Jennifer Holliday Headline At 'V-103's Expo For Today's Black Woman' In Chicago
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Diahann Carroll (American singer and actress.), Jennifer Holliday (American singer.), Black celebrities, Chicago (Ill.) (Social life and customs)

Rep. Charles Rangel Honored By Jackie Robinson Foundation
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Charles B. Rangel (American congressman); 1930- (Awards), Jackie Robinson Foundation
Oprah, Prince, Obama Among Stars Saluted at 36th NAACP Image Awards
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Image Awards
Singer Ray W. Pollard Dies Of Cancer
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Ray W. Pollard (American rhythm and blues singer.); 1930-2005
Denzel Washington Stars As Brutus On Broadway's 'Julius Caesar'.
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Denzel Washington (American actor.), William Shakespeare (English dramatist and poet); 1564-1616

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