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Martin Luther King Jr.'s Papers To Be Auctioned
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Martin Luther King (Jr.); 1929-1968 (Archives), Sotheby's Inc
LaChanze, Lead Actress In 'The Color Purple,' Wins A Tony
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La Chanze (American actress and singer) (Awards), Brenda Russell (American singer and songwriter), Allee Willis (American songwriter and artist), Stephen Bray (American composer and lyricist); 1956-, Tony Awards
Ticker Tape
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Blacks
Lula Mae Hardaway, Mother Of Stevie Wonder, Mourned In L.A.
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Lula Mae Hardaway (American songwriter and mother of Stevie Wonder.); 1930-2006
This Week In Black History
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Harry Belafonte (American singer and actor) (Awards), Joe Louis (American boxer.); 1914-1981
Operators Who Ignored Boy's 911 Call, Charged
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Sherrill Turner (American heart disease patient); d. 2006 (Death and burial), Robert Turner (American child whose calls to 911 were rebuffed.), Sharon Nichols (American police 911 dispatcher) (Trials, litigation, etc), Terri Sutton (American police 911 dispatcher) (Trials, litigation, etc), 911 telephone numbers, Wrongful death, Detroit (Mich.) (Criminal justice, Administration of)
Van Hunt Blends R&B And Rock On Hit CD, 'On The Jungle Floor'.
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Van Hunt (American singer and songwriter); 1977- (Sound recordings), Popular music (Sound recordings)
Texans Score With Rick Smith As General Manager
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Rick Smith (American football executive); 1969- (Selection and appointment), Houston Texans (Football team) (Management)
Former MLB Umpire Eric Gregg Dies After Stroke
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Eric Gregg (American baseball umpire.); 1951-2006
James Jones, Pioneering Physician At University Of Chicago, Succumbs At 77
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James E. Jones (American obstetrician and gynecologist.); 1928-2006

Forthcoming 400th Celebration Reminds America That Blacks Came Before The Mayflower And Were Among The Founders Of This Country
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Lerone Bennett (American magazine editor and historian); 1928- (Interviews), Blacks (History)
Harlem Opens First Car Dealerships In 40 Years
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General Motors Corp, Black automobile dealers, Harlem (New York, N.Y.), New York (N.Y.) (Industries)
Tip For a Fun, Stress-Free Vacation
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Summer vacations
Famed Keyboardist And Singer Billy Preston Dies In Arizona
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Billy Preston (American, keyboardist, singer and songwriter.)
Tom Joyner's Seventh Cruise Raises More Than $1 Million During 2006 Fantastic Voyage
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Tom Joyner (American disc jockey); 1942- (Charitable contributions), Tom Joyner Foundation (Fund raising), Blacks (Charitable contributions)
Opposites Off-Screen, Sexy Stars Meagan Good and Tyrese Are Perfect In Thriller 'Waist Deep'.
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Meagan Good (American actress.); 1981-, Tyrese (American singer and actor.); 1978-, Waist deep (Motion picture)

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