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U.S. Black Population is Younger, Growing Faster, Census Bureau Reports
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Blacks (Statistics), United States (Census)
Black Farmer who Won $2 Billion in Bias Suit to Run for Congress
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John W. Boyd (American farmers' association executive.); 1965-, Virginia (Politics and government)
John W. Roberts Appointed Deputy Chairman of National Endowment for the Humanities
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John W. Roberts, National Endowment for the Humanities
Diana Ross and Husband Naess Divorce Ending Their 14-year Marriage
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Diana Ross (American singer and actress) (Divorce), Arne Naess (Norwegian shipping executive) (Divorce)
Labor Secretary Alexis Herman Weds Physician, Charles L. Franklin Jr
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Alexis Herman (American Secretary of labor and management consultant.); 1947-, Charles L. Franklin
Givens Sees TV Show as Chance for Viewers to 'Forgive Or Forget' Aspects of Her Life
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Robin Givens
TLC Beatrice Gives $18 Million to Stockholders in Liquidation Plan
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Loida Nicolas Lewis (American financier and wife of Reginald F. Lewis.), Reginald F. Lewis (American financier.); 1922-1993, TLC Beatrice International Holdings, Inc (Divestiture)
Owens 1st Black Elected President of Washington Advertising Club
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Ronald C. Owens, Advertising Club of Metropolitan Washington
Rhode Island Cops Kill a Black Off-duty Officer
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Cornel Young, Providence (R.I.) (Police shootings)
Illinois Governor Suspends Executions Until Capital Punishment Procedures Thoroughly Investigated
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George H. Ryan, Capital punishment (Illinois), Miscarriage of justice

Doris Kenner-Jackson, 58, Member of the Shirelles
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Doris Kenner-Jackson; 1941-2000
Jack 'The Rapper' Gibson Radio Pioneer, Dies at 79
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Jack Gibson; 1920-2000
NFL Star Derrick Thomas Dies After Being Paralyzed in Car Accident
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Derrick Thomas; 1967-2000
George Jackson, Noted Filmmaker, Dies of Stroke at 42 in N.Y.
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George Jackson
Charles Beckett, 88, Pioneering Illinois Certified Public Accountant, Succumbs
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Charles A. Beckett; d. 2000
Debbie Allen and Dick Clark Urge Americans to Have Their Cholesterol Tested
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Debbie Allen (American dancer, actress and director.), Dick Clark (American television personality and producer.); 1929-, Blood cholesterol
Blacks, Latinos Now Applying to University of California System at Higher Rate Than Whites
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University of California (System), Minorities (Education)
White Students Outnumber Blacks at Some of Nation's Historically Black Colleges
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Black colleges and universities (Enrollment)
Rep. J.C. Watts Says South Carolina Confederate Flag Should be Taken Down
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J. C. Watts (American congressman, management consultant and political commentator.); 1957-, South Carolina Capitol, Confederate flag, South Carolina (Race relations)
Patti LaBelle and Husband Separate
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Patti LaBelle
Michael Jordan Backs Bill Bradley in TV Commercial
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Bill Bradley (American senator) (Presidential campaign, 2000), Michael Jordan (American basketball player.); 1963-
Federal Court Upholds Oprah's Victory in Cattlemen's Libel Case
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Oprah Winfrey, United States Court of Appeals (5th Circuit), Food disparagement laws, Cattle industry (Texas), Libel and slander
Griffey Inks $116.5 Million Deal with Cincinnati Reds
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Ken Griffey (Jr.), Cincinnati Reds (Baseball team)
WNBA's Nikki McCray Named to President's Council on Fitness
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Nikki McCray; 1972-., United States President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, Washington Mystics (Basketball team)
Ronnie Lott Elected to Football Hall of Fame
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Ronnie Lott; 1959-., Pro Football Hall of Fame
Laila Ali Knocks Jacqui Frazier-Lyde's Boxing Debut; Foreman's Daughter, Freeda, Announces She'll Box
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Laila Ali (American boxer and daughter of Mohammad Ali.); 1977-, Freeda Foreman, Jacqui Frazier-Lyde (American boxer, lawyer and daughter of Joe Frazier.), Boxing (Women)
West Defeats East at NBA All-Star Showdown
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Tim Duncan (American basketball player.); 1976-, Shaquille O'Neal (American basketball player.); 1972-, Basketball, Professional (All-star games)
NBA Stars who Returned to School to Earn Their Degrees
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Athletes (Education), Basketball players
Ice Cube
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Ice Cube (Musician) (American rapper and actor.)
Danny Glover and Vicellous Reon Shannon Star in TNT Movie, 'Freedom Song'.
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Danny Glover, Vicellous Reon Shannon; 1981-., Freedom Song (Television program) (Reviews)
Clarence Williams III Takes Spotlight as Villain in Thriller 'Reindeer Games'.
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Clarence Williams (III.), John Frankenheimer (Reviews), Reindeer Games (Motion picture) (Reviews)

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