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Urban League's Annual 'Black America' Report Cites 'Stagnant' Unemployment, High Obesity And Prison Rates
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National Urban League, Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices, Medical care, Civil rights), Discrimination in criminal justice administration, Obesity
Fire Destroys Landmark Little Rock Building Slated To Be Arkansas' 1st Black History And Culture Museum
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Blacks (Museums), Little Rock (Ark.) (Galleries and museums, Fires, Historic houses, sites, etc)
Ticker Tape
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Blacks
Los Angeles Urban League Honors Its Retiring Director John W. Mack
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John W. Mack (American civil rights leader) (Retirement), Los Angeles Urban League (Officials)
Corrections
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Ray W. Pollard (American rhythm and blues singer.); 1930-2005
Choreographer Bill T. Jones Is First Black To Win Wexner Prize
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Bill T. Jones (American dancer and choreographer) (Awards), Wexner Prize
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
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Ladysmith Black Mambazo (Musical group)
Alfre Woodard Becomes A Desperate Housewife
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Alfre Woodard (American actress.), Desperate housewives (Television program)
Steps For Planning A Dinner Party
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Entertaining
People
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Blacks

Corrections
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Emmanuel Hawkins (American premature baby born to comatose mother.); 2004-, Pregnancy (Complications), Coma, Infants, Premature
Rosa Parks And Rap Duo OutKast Settle Lawsuit
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Rosa Parks (American civil rights activist); 1913-2005 (Trials, litigation, etc), OutKast (Musical group) (Suits and claims), Rap music (Lyrics)
This Week In Black History
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Harold Washington (American mayor.); 1922-1987
Rep. John Lewis Honored By National Park Foundation's African American Experience Fund
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John Lewis (American congressman.); 1940-, National Park Foundation
Keeping High Cholesterol In Check
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National Institutes of Health (U.S.), Blacks (Health and hygiene), Blood cholesterol
Congress Urging Pardon For Boxing Pioneer Jack Johnson
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Jack Johnson (American boxer.); 1878-1946, Race discrimination (History), Interracial marriage (History), Boxing (History), Pardon, Miscegenation
L.A. Lakers Honor 1985 Championship Team
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Earvin Johnson (American basketball player and coach.); 1959-, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (American basketball player.); 1947-, Los Angeles Lakers (Basketball team), Boston Celtics (Basketball team), Basketball, Professional (History)
Tiger Woods Roars Back To No.1 With 4th Masters Victory
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Tiger Woods (American golfer.); 1975-, Masters (Golf tournament)
Marine Corps' First Black Commissioned Officer Succumbs
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Frederick C. Branch (American Marine corps officer.); 1922-2005
Soul Singer Lyn Collins Dies In Pasadena, CA.
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Lyn Collins (American singer.); 1948-2005
Mos Def
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Mos Def (Singer) (American rapper.); 1973-
'Diary Of A Mad Black Woman' Releases Hit 12-Song Soundtrack CD.
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Diary of a mad black woman (Motion picture), Rhythm and blues music, Popular music, Gospel music

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