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From The Sweet Flypaper of Life, Howard University Press, 1984 Roy DeCarava/Courtesy of Sherry Turner DeCarava hide caption

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DeCarava's Photos Improvised The Music Of Life

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The Night The Martians Marched On Mississippi

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Remembering Roy DeCarava's 60 Years Of Photos

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'This Is It': Michael Jackson's Last Act

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Michael Jackson died shortly before a scheduled London concert series. The show goes on without him in Kenny Ortega's backstage documentary This Is It — and in what's likely to be a long and lucrative posthumous career. James Mitchell/AP hide caption

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Jackson's New Career: Permanent, Posthumous Brand

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Fallen Soldier Was Anxious To Return To Afghanistan

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Soupy Sales Remembered For More Than Pies

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Remembering Soupy Sales

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Capt. Sklaver Buried With Full Military Honors

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Poe Finally Gets A Fitting Funeral In Baltimore

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Remembering Founder Of Iconic D.C. Restaurant

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Founder Of Iconic D.C. Diner Dies

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The 'Voice Of Latin America' Succumbs

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Danny Gatton: 'World's Greatest Unknown Guitarist'

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