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Alabama State Senator Charles Steele, Jr. To Helm Southern Christian Leadership Conference
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Charles Steele (Jr.); 1946- (Selection and appointment), Southern Christian Leadership Conference (Officials)
Wage Gap Still Separates Black Baby Boomers From Whites
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Baby boom generation (Economic conditions), Blacks (Economic conditions)
Bush Meets With Mfume; First Dialogue With NAACP Since 2000
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Kweisi Mfume (American civil rights leader.); 1948-, George W. Bush (American president.), National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (Officials)
Woman, 55, Gives Birth To Her Daughter's Triplets
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Tina Cade (American surrogate mother for daughter's triplets.), Triplets, Pregnancy and age, Fertilization in vitro, Surrogate motherhood, Mothers and daughters
Singer Tamia Discusses Her Battle With Multiple Sclerosis
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Tamia (Canadian-American singer) (Health), Multiple sclerosis (Diagnosis)
Fannie Mae CEO, Franklin Raines, Retires
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Franklin D. Raines (American financial services executive.), Fannie Mae (Officials), Executives (Retirement)
U.S. Senator Barack Obama Gets $1.9 Million Book Deal
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Barack Obama (American president.); 1961-, Crown Publishers Group (Contracts), Random House Children's Publishing (Firm) (Contracts), Authors and publishers
Prince's Musicology Tour Is Top Moneymaker Of 2004
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Prince (American singer and songwriter) (Awards)
Tupac Shakur's Posthumous CD, 'Loyal To The Game,' Debuts At
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Tupac Shakur (American rapper and actor) (Awards)
Pope Defrocks Maryland Priest Accused And Shot By Alleged Molestation Victim
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Maurice Blackwell (American priest); d. 2002 (Murder), Dontee D. Stokes (barber and killer of priest who allegedly abused him) (Trials, litigation, etc), Catholic priests (Sexual behavior), Child molesting, Baltimore (Md.) (Crime)

Heart Transplant Recipient Launches Street Ministry In Fairmont, NC.
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Charles McDowell (American clergyman) (Health), Church work with the homeless
This Week In Black History
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Edward Brooke (American senator.); 1919-, Robert Clifton Weaver (American Secretary of housing and urban development and educator.); 1907-1997
Helping Your Children Begin Healthy Eating Habits
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Black children (Nutrition)
Eating Right For Healthy Looking Skin
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Skin (Diseases, Nutritional aspects), Blacks (Health and hygiene)
Regina Belle Returns With Jazz and R&B Flavored CD, 'Lazy Afternoon'.
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Regina Belle (American singer) (Sound recordings, Reviews), Jazz music (Sound recordings, Reviews)
Traditional Barbecue Lovers
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Barbecue cooking, Ribs (Cooking), Barbecue sauces
RR Donnelley Forms Strategic Alliance With All Printing & Graphics
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R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co (Joint ventures), All Printing & Graphics, Inc (Joint ventures)
Reggie White, 'Minister Of Defense,' Dies At Age 43
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Reggie White (American football player and clergyman.); 1961-2004
Falcons Quarterback Michael Vick Signs Richest NFL Deal In History
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Michael Vick (American football player.); 1980-, Atlanta Falcons (Football team), Black football players (Salaries)
Samuel L. Jackson Stars In Riveting True Story 'Coach Carter'.
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Samuel L. Jackson (American actor.), Ken Carter (high school basketball coach) (In motion pictures), Coach Carter (Motion picture)
Shirley Horn, Jimmy Smith, Kenny Burrell And Slide Hampton Named Among America's Jazz Masters
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Shirley Horn (American jazz singer and pianist); 1934-2005 (Awards), Kenny Burrell (American jazz guitarist); 1931- (Awards), Slide Hampton (American jazz trombonist); 1932- (Awards), Jimmy Smith (American jazz organist); 1925-2005 (Awards), National Endowment for the Arts
Grammy-Winning Producer-Songwriter Freddie Perren Succumbs
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Freddie Perren (American songwriter and record producer.); 1943-2004
Ronald M. Sharpe, First Black To Lead A State Police Force, Dies
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Ronald M. Sharpe (American state police official.)
Ed Gordon To Host New Show On National Public Radio
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Ed Gordon (American television newscaster.), National Public Radio (U.S.), News & notes with Ed Gordon (Radio program)

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