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Uncovering African American heroism

Dr. Jeff Gusky, Dallas emergency room doctor, National Geographic photographer and explorer, has traveled the world knitting together scraps of America’s missing history.
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Ada L. Williams: long-time educator, community servant

Ada L. Williams’ name may sound familiar to many – even those who didn’t know her. The Ada L. Williams Auditorium, the auditorium of the Dallas ISD Administration Building, is named in her honor after many years of dedication and ...
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Prince siblings in probate court in 1st hearing on estate

Five of Prince's six surviving siblings appeared in court Monday for the first hearing to start sorting out an estate certain to be worth millions, a task complicated because the star musician isn't known to have left a will.
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A note to Blacks on voting from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

We have known for many years – and learn anew every day – that dignity and freedom come only to those who not only dream of it and yearn for it, but who will act and sacrifice for it.
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King of Blues: Musical legacy of B.B. King

B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, maintained a legendary career spanning nearly 70 years.
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Relentless: A historic documentary about a Fort Worth coach

High school boys basketball coach Robert Hughes, 86, achieved career milestones that might make any coach envious.
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Family and creativity fuel Marlon Wayans’ success

Following the advice of his brother, Keenen, to not sit around and wait for Hollywood, Marlon Wayans has firmly established his own identity as an actor, writer, producer, director and stand-up comedian.
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Dancer Misty Copeland inspires new generation of ballerinas

“This is for the little brown girls,” writes Misty Copeland in the prologue of her New York Times bestselling memoir, Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina,
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Remembering Maya Angelou

The day before she died, Maya Angelou telephoned Ebony magazine headquarters in Chicago to tell new Editor-in-Chief Mitzi Miller that she was proud of her.
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