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Economy Grabs Spotlight In 1st Presidential Debate
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Barack Obama (American president); 1961- (Presidential campaign, 2008), John S. McCain (American senator); 1936- (Presidential campaign, 2008), Presidential debates (2008), United States (Economic conditions)
Campus Voting: What Every College Student Needs To Know
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Black college students (Political activities), Voting
6 Blacks Win $500,000 'Genius Grants'.
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John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (Awards), Genius
Spelman Uses $17 Million Gift To Expand International Programs
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Spelman College (Gifts, contributions, etc), Student exchange programs
Where Is . . . Shalamar?
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Jody Watley (American singer.), Howard Hewett (Jr., American singer.), Jeffrey Daniel (American singer, songwriter and guitarist.), Shalamar (Musical group)
Woman Walks Across U.S. To Honor Soldiers
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Keela Carr (American personal trainer) (Travel), Walking, Gratitude
Dedicated to Change: Kerry Washington
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Kerry Washington (American actress.); 1977-, Black celebrities (Political activities), Social action, Celebrities and the environment
Black Baseball Players Star In Playoff Games
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Baseball, Professional (Playoffs), Major League Baseball (Game), Black baseball players
T.I. Told To Pay More Child Support
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T. I. (Musician) (American rapper and actor); 1980- (Trials, litigation, etc), Support (Domestic relations)
Guitarist Stanley Jordan Finds Benefits, Healing Power Through Music Therapy
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Stanley Jordan (American guitarist) (Sound recordings), Guitar music (Sound recordings)

This Week In Black History
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Valerie Amos (Baroness, British cabinet member) (Selection and appointment)

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