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Historic King Papers Go To His Alma Mater, Morehouse College, Instead Of Auction
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Martin Luther King (Jr.); 1929-1968 (Archives), Morehouse College (Acquisitions)
Decision To Renew Voting Rights Act Delayed In Washington
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Congressional Black Caucus, Voting Rights Act of 1965, Blacks (Civil rights, Political activities)
72,000 Black Farmers May Get Second Chance To Win Millions In Bias Settlement
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United States Dept. of Agriculture (Suits and claims), Agricultural credit, Settlements (Law), Black farmers (Suits and claims)
Ticker Tape
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Blacks
Minorities Are Missing In Prime-Time Sitcoms
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Black television performers, Television programs (Comedy programs, Forthcoming season), Blacks in television
Poitier Appeared In 5 Of Most All-Time Inspiring Films
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Sidney Poitier (American actor and film director.), American Film Institute, Motion pictures (Best films)
Florida Family Members United To Earn Their MBA's This Year
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Black women college graduates, Work and family, Black family
People
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Blacks
Shaq And D-Wade Blaze The Miami Heat To Its First NBA Title
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Shaquille O'Neal (American basketball player.); 1972-, Dwyane Wade (American basketball player.); 1982-, Miami Heat (Basketball team), Basketball, Professional (Championships)
Amateur Boxing Champion Sacred Downing Wins Silver Medal At Pan Am Championships
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Sacred Downing (American boxer) (Awards), Boxing (Women, Tournaments)

Rep. McKinney Not Charged In Scuffle With Capitol Cop
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Cynthia McKinney (American congresswoman.); 1955-, United States Capitol Police, Capitol (Washington, D.C.), Black congresswomen (Identification), Terrorism (Prevention)
What Can We Do To Save Our Young Men?
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Black youth, Blacks (Social conditions)
This Week In Black History
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Althea Gibson (American tennis player.); 1927-2003, Daniel Hale Williams (American surgeon.); 1856-1931
Black Leaders And Celebrities Present Words Of Advice To The Class of 2006
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Commencement addresses, Black college students, Black celebrities (Speeches, addresses, etc)
Mary Wilson Calls Illinois Law Stopping Copycat Musicians 'A Wonderful Victory'.
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Mary Wilson (American singer.); 1944-, Black musicians, Impostors, Impersonation, Law (Illinois)
Broadway Darling Heather Headley Emerges As R&B Powerhouse
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Heather Headley (Trinidadian actress and singer.)
Little Richard, Gladys Knight & The Pips Inducted Into Apollo Theater Legends Hall Of Fame; Ella Fitzgerald Posthumously Honored
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Little Richard (American singer) (Awards), Ella Fitzgerald (American singer) (Awards), Apollo Theatre (New York, N.Y.), Gladys Knight and the Pips (Musical group) (Awards)
Regina Taylor Brings The Story Of Madam C. J. Walker To The Stage
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Regina Taylor (American actress), C. J. Walker (Madame); 1867-1919 (In literature)
Life Of Billy Preston Celebrated During Soul-Stirring Services In Inglewood, CA.
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Billy Preston (American, keyboardist, singer and songwriter) (Death and burial), Memorial services

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