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NAACP Chooses Benjamin T. Jealous As New President
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Benjamin T. Jealous (American civil rights organization official) (Selection and appointment), National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (Officials)
1st White Valedictorian At Morehouse College Embraced As A 'Brother'.
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Joshua Packwood (American college student.), Morehouse College, Valedictorians
Detroit Council Takes Step Toward Mayor's Ouster
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Kwame M. Kilpatrick (American mayor); 1970- (Trials, litigation, etc, Sexual behavior), Detroit (Mich.) (Politics and government, Political corruption)
Farm Bill Would Boost Aid For Healthy Food, Pay $100 Million To Blacks In Bias Suit
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John W. Boyd (American farmers' association executive.); 1965-, United States Dept. of Agriculture, National Black Farmers Association, Black farmers
This Week In Black History
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Tom Bradley (American lawyer and mayor.); 1917-1998, Vivian Malone Jones (American civil rights activist); 1942-2005 (Education)
Where Is . . . Kris Kross?
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Chris Smith (American rapper.); 1979-, Chris Kelly (American rapper.); 1978-, Kris Kross (Musical group)
Kerry 'Krucial' Brothers, One Of Music Industry's 'Key' Producers
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Kerry Brothers (American recording producer.), Alicia Keys (American rhythm and blues singer.)
Black Musicians Among New Picks For National Archive Of Recordings
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National Recording Registry (U.S.), Black musicians
Al Green Still Singing, Preaching About Love With New CD 'Lay It Down'.
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Al Green (American gospel singer and clergyman); 1946- (Sound recordings), Gospel music (Sound recordings)
Howard University Brothers Bring Black College Experience To The Internet
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Howard University (Alumni), AlumniRoundup.com (Web site)

Remembering The Pullman Porters
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Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
Rapper Remy Ma Gets 8-Year Prison Sentence In '07 Shooting Outside New York Club
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Remy Ma (American rapper) (Trials, litigation, etc), Rap musicians (Crime), New York (N.Y.) (Criminal justice, Administration of)
Mandela 'Reluctantly' Accepts His Capital City's Honor
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Nelson Mandela (South African president) (Awards)
Fishburne, Merkerson, Stew Garner Tony Nominations
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Laurence Fishburne (American actor.), S. Epatha Merkerson (American actress.); 1952-, Stew (Musician) (American composer, lyricist and singer.), Tony Awards
R. Kelly's Child Porn Trial Opens With 8 White Jurors, 4 Blacks
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R. Kelly (American singer, songwriter and record producer) (Trials, litigation, etc), Child pornography, Cook County (Ill.) (Criminal justice, Administration of)
Usher's Fire
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Usher (American singer and actor.)

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