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Obama's Sweep In South Carolina Sets Up Super Tuesday Face-Off
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Barack Obama (American president); 1961- (Presidential campaign, 2008), Hillary Rodham Clinton (American Secretary of state); 1947- (Presidential campaign, 2008), Democratic Party (U.S.), Presidential primaries (2008, South Carolina), Blacks (Political activities)
Nation Celebrates MLK's Dream
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Martin Luther King Day
Eugene Sawyer, Chicago's 2nd Black Mayor, Succumbs At 73
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Eugene Sawyer (American municipal official and acting mayor.)
Obesity Surgery Shows Potential Diabetes Cure, Study Says
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Obesity (Surgery), Diabetes (Therapy), Gastric bypass
This Week In Black History
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Clifton R. Wharton (American diplomat.); 1899-1990, Satchel Paige (American baseball player.); 1906-1982
Busta Rhymes Sentenced To Probation In Assault On Fan
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Busta Rhymes (American rapper) (Trials, litigation, etc), Assault and battery
Martin Luther King III And New Wife Are Expecting First Child; Will Name Baby 'Yolanda'.
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Martin Luther King (III); 1957- (Family)
Avon Gets New Senior Vice President, General Counsel
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Kim Rucker (American lawyer and cosmetics industry executive); 1967- (Selection and appointment), Avon Products, Inc (Officials)
Ruby Dee Gets Oscar Nomination For Best Supporting Actress In 'American Gangster'.
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Ruby Dee (American actress.), American gangster (Motion picture), Academy Awards
Margaret Avery, The Sassy 'Shug' In 'Color Purple,' Back On Silver Screen
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Margaret Avery (American actress.), Welcome home, Roscoe Jenkins (Motion picture)

Multiculturalism Theme Set For Black History Month
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Carter Godwin Woodson (American historian.); 1875-1950, Black History Month, Multiculturalism
PBS Series 'African American Lives 2' Explores Roots, Race And Identity
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Henry Louis Gates (American professor of African-American studies.), African American lives 2 (Television program), Blacks (Race identity), Genealogy, Black family (History)
Martin Lawrence's 'Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins' Shows Importance of Family
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Martin Lawrence (American comedian and actor.), Welcome home, Roscoe Jenkins (Motion picture), Black family in motion pictures

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