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Barack Obama Takes His Seat In U.S. Senate
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Barack Obama (American president.); 1961-, United States Congress Senate, Illinois (Politics and government)
Nation Celebrates Holiday Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr
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Martin Luther King Day
Ticker Tape
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Blacks
Shirley Chisholm, Nation's First Black Woman To Serve In Congress, Dies
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Shirley Chisholm (American congresswoman.); 1924-2005
Mandela Announces That His Only Surviving Son Died Of AIDS.
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Nelson Mandela (South African president) (Family), Makgatho Mandela (South African lawyer and son of President Nelson Mandela); 1950-2005 (Death and burial), AIDS (Disease) (South Africa), AIDS patients (Family relationships)
Pecan Pancakes
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Pancakes, Cooking (Pecans)
Sports
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Roy Jones (American boxer.), John Thompson (III, American basketball coach.), Black athletes
Catastrophic Destruction Of Tsunami In Asia Stuns Colin Powell, America Pledges Millions In Aid
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Colin L. Powell (American Secretary of state.); 1937-, Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, 2004 (Relief work), Economic assistance, American (South Asia)
Arrest Made In 1964 Mississippi Civil Rights Murders
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Michael Henry Schwerner (American civil rights activist); 1939-1964 (Murder), James Earl Chaney (American civil rights activist); 1943-1964 (Murder), Andrew Goodman (American civil rights activist); 1943-1964 (Murder), Edgar Ray Killen (American preacher convicted of manslaughter of civil rights workers) (Trials, litigation, etc), Blacks (History, Mississippi, Civil rights), Criminal justice, Administration of (Mississippi), Philadelphia (Miss.) (Race relations)
Civil Rights Lawyer Donald L. Hollowell Succumbs At 87
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Donald Hollowell (American lawyer and civil rights activist.)

This Week In Black History
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Willie O'Ree (Canadian hockey player.); 1935-, Martin Luther King (Jr.); 1929-1968 (Birth)
Parents Set The Pace For Active Children
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Childhood obesity, Black children (Health and hygiene), Children (Physical fitness), Child rearing
No Delivery For Georgia Great-Grandma
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Frances Harris (American homemaker) (Ethics), Pregnancy and age, Hoaxes
Staple Singers And Pinetop Perkins Among Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Awards Honorees
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Pinetop Perkins (American blues pianist) (Awards), Staple Singers (Musical group) (Awards), Academy Awards
Ice Cube And Nia Long Star In Romantic Comedy Movie 'Are We There Yet?'.
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Ice Cube (Musician) (American rapper and actor.), Nia Long (American actress.), Are we there yet? (Motion picture)
Time Inc. Acquires Majority Of Essence Communications Partners
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Time Inc (Acquisitions and mergers), Essence Communications Inc (Acquisitions and mergers), Publishers and publishing (Acquisitions and mergers)
Celebrities
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Seal (English singer.), Heidi Klum (German model and television personality.), Venus Williams (American tennis player.); 1980-, Serena Williams (American tennis player.); 1981-, Black celebrities

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