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The weekly source of African American political and entertainment news.
  

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Reputed Klansman, Segregationist, To Stand Trial For Notorious 1964 Civil Rights Murders
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Edgar Ray Killen (American preacher convicted of manslaughter of civil rights workers) (Trials, litigation, etc), James Earl Chaney (American civil rights activist); 1943-1964 (Murder), Andrew Goodman (American civil rights activist); 1943-1964 (Murder), Michael Henry Schwerner (American civil rights activist); 1939-1964 (Murder), Blacks (Civil rights, History, Mississippi), Philadelphia (Miss.) (Race relations)
First Black Graduate Of The U.S. Naval Academy Honored
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Wesley A. Brown (American naval officer.); 1927-, United States Naval Academy, United States (Armed Forces, Blacks)
Ticker Tape
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Blacks
Mothers Against Drunk Driving Elect First Male Leader
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Glynn Birch (American anti-drunk driving organization official) (Selection and appointment), Mothers Against Drunk Driving (Officials)
Texas Student Identified As 'Black Girl' In Yearbook; District Apologizes And Reprints Affected Pages
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Shadoyia Jones (American high school student.), High school yearbooks, Waxahachie (Tex.) (Education)
This Week In Black History
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Joe Louis (American boxer.); 1914-1981, J. Paul Reason (American admiral.); 1941-
Newsmakers
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Barack Obama (American president); 1961- (Awards), Tim Reid (American actor.), Michael McDonald (American singer, songwriter and keyboardist) (Awards), Nicole Richie (American television personality); 1981- (Awards), Stevie Wonder (American singer and songwriter) (Family), Irma P. Hall (American actress.); 1937-, Blacks
Tom Joyner's Star-Studded Cruise Raises More Than $1 Million During 2005 Fantastic Voyage
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Tom Joyner (American disc jockey); 1942- (Charitable contributions), Tom Joyner Foundation, Blacks (Charitable contributions)
Sports
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Justin Upton (American high school baseball player.), Deion Sanders (American football player and sportscaster.); 1967-, Black athletes
Isaac Hayes, David Porter, Bill Withers Inducted Into Songwriters Hall Of Fame
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Isaac Hayes (American singer and composer.), David Porter (Ameircan songwriter and producer.), Bill Withers (American singer and songwriter.), Songwriters' Hall of Fame and Museum

Georgetown University Hires Muir As New Athletic Director
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Bernard Muir (American college athletic director) (Selection and appointment), Georgetown University, College athletics
Maurice F. Rabb, Jr., Pioneering Ophthalmologist, Succumbs At 72
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Maurice F. Rabb (American ophthalmologist.)
Hip-Hop Star Common
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Common (Musician) (American rapper.)
Michael Jackson Not Guilty In Molestation Trial
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Michael Jackson (American singer and songwriter); 1958-2009 (Trials, litigation, etc), Trials, Child molesting, Verdicts, Santa Barbara (Calif.) (Crime)

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