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History In The Making
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Barack Obama (American president); 1961- (Presidential campaign, 2008), Presidential caucuses (2008, Iowa)
MC Hammer's New Dance Site Targets YouTube Audience
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Hammer (Musician) (American rapper.), Dance (Audiovisual materials), DanceJam.com (Web site)
Rev. Run's House Welcomes Its Newest Cast Member
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Joseph Simmons (American rapper and clergyman); 1964- (Family), Run's house (Television program), Adoption and adopted children
This Week In Black History
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Ethel Hedgeman Lyle (American teacher and sorority founder.); 1885-1950, Martin Luther King (Jr.); 1929-1968
Where Are . . . Shabba-Doo & Boogaloo Shrimp?
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Shabba-Doo (American dancer and choreographer.), Boogaloo Shrimp (American actor and dancer.); 1967-, Breakin' (Motion picture), Breakin' 2 electric boogaloo (Motion picture)
Cervical Cancer Shot 'Stings A Lot,' Patients Say
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Gardasil (Drug), Pain, Injections
What Blacks Must Know About Glaucoma
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Glaucoma (Diagnosis), Blacks (Health and hygiene)
NHL To Honor Hockey Trailblazer's Milestone 50 Years Later
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Willie O'Ree (Canadian hockey player); 1935- (Anniversaries), Boston Bruins (Hockey team)
Kenya Presidential Vote Sparks Deadly Election Violence
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Mwai Kibaki (Kenyan president.); 1931-, Raila Odinga (Kenyan member of Parliament and presidential candidate.); 1945-, Elections (Kenya, Corrupt practices), Riots (Kenya), Kenya (Ethnic relations)
Black Gangsters--Or 'Any Black You See'--Were Targets Of Latino Gangs In Los Angeles County, Investigation Reveals
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Hispanic Americans and blacks, Gangs, Los Angeles County (Calif.) (Crime), Los Angeles (Calif.) (Race relations)

After 26 Years In Prison, DNA Tests Lead Judge To Set Convict Free
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Charles Chatman (American prisoner exonerated after serving 26 years) (Trials, litigation, etc), Rape, DNA fingerprints (Forensic use), Miscarriage of justice, Dallas (Tex.) (Criminal justice, Administration of)
Oakland Pair Awarded $6 Million In Lawsuit Over False Arrest
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Torry Smith (American litigant in a civil rights case) (Trials, litigation, etc), Patricia Gray (American litigant in a civil rights case) (Trials, litigation, etc), Miscarriage of justice, Punitive damages, Oakland (Calif.) (Criminal justice, Administration of, Police)
'Bucket List' Reunites Longtime Film Friends Beverly Todd, Morgan Freeman
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Beverly Todd (American actress.), Morgan Freeman (American actor.), Bucket list (Motion picture)
Michigan Dialysis Patient Breaks Through Health Barriers--Brick By Brick
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Keenan Brown (American kidney dialysis patient and martial artist) (Health), Martial arts (Awards)
Hospitals Give Fewer Painkillers To Blacks, Hispanics, Study Shows
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Minorities (Medical care), Hospitals (Race relations), Pain, Analgesia and analgesics
Housing Slump, Unemployment Rate Fan Recession Fears
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Housing (Costs), Unemployment (Statistics), Business recession (Forecasting)
New Jersey May Offer Apology For Its Role In Slavery
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Slavery, Apologies, New Jersey (Race relations)
Supreme Court Justices Weigh Case That Questions Method Of Lethal Injection In Executions
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Lethal injections, Prisoners (Civil rights)
Lawyer In Landmark Civil Rights Cases To Lead NAACP Legal Defense Fund
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John Payton (American lawyer and civil rights activist); 1946- (Selection and appointment), Legal Defense and Educational Fund (Officials)

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