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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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