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For MacArthur 'Genius,' 'Love' Is The Essence Of Her Art

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Spike Lee: Doing The Right Thing For Himself

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From The Border To The Fortune 500

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Jazz Great Hugh Masekela, Fresh Because He's Fascinated

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Cable And Corruption In Southern California

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Beloved YA Author Katherine Paterson Shares Wisdom

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Life's Traumas Won't Stop Kenyan Author Ngugi

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Before Michelle Obama, There Was Ella Jenkins

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Dyn-O-Mite! Comedian Jimmie Walker Talks Showbiz

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Reverend Run: From Rapper To Preacher

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Africa's Wisdom, Woes Occupy Soyinka's Existence

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Sharon Beverly's First Love? Basketball

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Covering The Arts In Tumultuous Times

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Legs Lost, But Still Climbing High

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Living Under The Gun

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