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Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger awards Alice Walker with the Spirit of California medal, during the ceremony to induct Walker and 12 other Californians into the California Hall of Fame, at the California Museum for History, Women and the Arts, in Sacramento, California, on December 6, 2006. (UPI Photo/Ken James)
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Writer Alice Walker will be among the passengers on an American ship joining a flotilla to Gaza to challenge Israel's blockade of the Palestinian territory.
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation honored author Alice Walker and actor Robert Townsend at a ceremony in Washington Wednesday night.
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Two owners of a New York store and a third man have been charged with importing millions of dollars in counterfeit goods from China.
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Five Cubans serving lengthy prison terms for espionage-related acts in the United States are being hailed as heroes in their native land.
Today is Thursday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2006 with 325 to follow.
TV talk host Oprah Winfrey is producing the Broadway musical adapted from the Alice Walker novel, "The Color Purple."