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Dressing Room #5 – Part 2
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Dressing Room #5 – Part 2

So, my wife Cheryl tells me she wants to go to this discount department store and I’m down with that. She deserved it. Some of her cook books got wet earlier and I thought it’d be nice besides I wanted to go just to see what junk they were trying to sell anyway.

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Leading historically black university supports protecting the opportunity of underrepresented minorities to attend the most selective majority institutions of higher education

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 20) – In addition to arguing that diversity in America’s Higher Education system plays a critical role in preparing students to be leaders in business and other pursuits that affect the public interest, the Howard brief argues that providing opportunities for underrepresented minorities at the most competitive institutions is essential to the nation’s strategic interests in an increasingly globalized society.

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A Bush administration budget war on poor children? Target: Head Start

Since 1965, Head Start has helped over 20 million children build the confidence and skills they need to succeed in school and to become the leaders, taxpayers, and productive citizens of the future. Head Start takes a comprehensive approach to supporting children and families, offering literacy, health care, social services, and nutrition services, while emphasizing parent…

The scrapbook party
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The scrapbook party

So, my wife Cheryl was asked to host a scrapbook party at our place and she accepted. About a month ago, the woman who does Cheryl’s nails invited her to one. It’s like Tupperware parties except the women cut pictures and design pages for a personal scrapbook.

Kemba Smith steps up her advocacy for students, ex-offenders
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Kemba Smith steps up her advocacy for students, ex-offenders

WASHINGTON (NNPA)—Kemba Smith, whose case became a primary symbol for the struggle against mandatory minimum prison sentences, is now working to associate her name with another cutting-edge issue: the repeal of a section of the Higher Education Act that blocks thousands of college students from receiving federal aid if they’ve ever been convicted of a drug-related offense.

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