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Obama Picks Biden For VP; Vows To Get Tough On McCain
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Barack Obama (American president); 1961- (Presidential campaign, 2008), Joseph R. Biden (American vice-president) (Vice-presidential campaign, 2008), Vice-presidential candidates (2008)
Dexter King Sues Siblings For Alleged Misuse Of King Center In Atlanta
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Martin Luther King (III); 1957- (Trials, litigation, etc), Bernice King (American clergywoman and daughter of Martin Luther King, Jr.); 1963- (Trials, litigation, etc), Dexter King (American foundation official and son of Martin Luther King, Jr.) (Trials, litigation, etc), King Center (Atlanta, Ga.) (Suits and claims)
Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones Dies From Aneurysm
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Stephanie Tubbs Jones (American congresswoman.); 1949-2008
Illinois Man Gets $56.2 Million For Telling The Truth
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Cleveland Tyson (American government employee) (Trials, litigation, etc), Amerigroup Corporation (Suits and claims), Truthfulness and falsehood
Thousands Remember Isaac Hayes At Memphis Memorial
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Isaac Hayes (American singer and composer) (Death and burial), Memorial services
Where Is . . . Cheryl Pepsii Riley?
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Cheryl Pepsii Riley (American singer and actress.)
This Week In Black History
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Daniel James (American air force general); 1920-1978 (Selection and appointment), Wilma Rudolph (American runner.); 1940-1994
Macky Dancy
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Macky Dancy (American automobile dealer.), Black automobile dealers, Luxury automobiles (Marketing)
Hall Of Famer Gene Upshaw Dies Of Pancreatic Cancer
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Gene Upshaw (American football player and union leader.); 1945-2008
Triumphs, Defeat For Athletes In Beijing Games
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Olympic Games, 2008 (Beijing, China), Basketball (Tournaments), Olympic athletes

Celebrities
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Laurence Fishburne (American actor.), Courtney B. Vance (American actor.); 1960-, Wendy Williams (American talk show host.), Shaun Robinson (American television reporter.); 1962-, Shaquille O'Neal (American basketball player); 1972- (Divorce), Shaunie Nelson (wife of American basketball player Shaquille O'Neal) (Divorce), Black celebrities
Rapper Young Jeezy Inspires Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps In Historic Wins
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Young Jeezy (American rapper.), Michael Phelps (American swimmer.); 1985-, Songs, Olympic Games, 2008 (Beijing, China)

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