Since Obama's candidacy, African-American professionals once invisible in mainstream America, are moving from prime-time fiction to everyday fact.
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Atlanta DJ Corey Condrey has organized an event highlighting the spiritual side of rap.
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The National Book Award nominee and author of 'The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao,' dishes on Stephen King, the problem with 'Juno,' and why he should never – ever – own an iPod.