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Hooks Resigns NAACP Post Amid Political Infighting
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Benjamin L. Hooks (American civil rights activist, lawyer and judge.); 1925-2010, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Bush's Education Aide Fired in Nation's Capital
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Robert K. Goodwin, Black colleges and universities (Federal aid)
Rev. Nathan Baxter Sworn in as Dean of National Cathedral in Washington
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Nathan D. Baxter, Washington National Cathedral (Washington, D.C.)
Tompkins Picked to Direct Largest Federal Budget
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Arnold Tompkins, United States Dept. of Health and Human Services (Appropriations and expenditures)
Dymally to Retire from House; Served Six Terms
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Mervyn M. Dymally; 1926-., Congressmen (Retirement)
Bass Reeves, Deputy Marshal in Old West, Named Inductee in Natl. Cowboy Hall of Fame
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Bass Reeves (American deputy marshal.), National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center, Black cowboys
Black Group Opposes Japanese Bid to Buy Seattle's Baseball Team
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Nintendo Co. Ltd, Japanese and blacks, Investments, Japanese (United States), Baseball, Professional (Economic aspects)
Jordan's Licensing Move Knocked by Isiah, Magic
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Michael Jordan (American basketball player.); 1963-, Nike Inc, National Basketball Players Association, Basketball, Professional (Licensing agreements)
Magic's Jersey Retired But Player May Not be
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Earvin Johnson (American basketball player and coach.); 1959-
Vandross Sues to End His Contract with Sony Music
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Luther Vandross (American rhythm and blues singer and songwriter.), Sony Music Entertainment Inc

Juror in Tyson Rape Case Gives Behind-the-scenes View of Verdict
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Mike Tyson; 1966-., Desiree Washington, Trials (Rape)
Jury Finds Dahmer Sane; Judge Sentences Him to Life Without Parole
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Jeffrey Dahmer (American serial killer.), Trials (Murder), Insanity defense
Obituary
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Alex Haley (American biographer, historian and journalist.); 1921-1992
NASA Awards $1/2 Million Research Grants to Seven Black U.S. Universities
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United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Contracts and procurement), Black colleges and universities (Research, Federal aid), Blacks in space sciences
Jury Acquits White Cop in Death of N.J. Teen that He Shot in the Back
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Gary Spath, Police shootings, Trials (Murder), Teaneck (N.J.) (Police)
Chattanooga Judge Rules in No-nonsense Manner
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Walter Williams, Chattanooga (Tenn.) (Criminal justice, Administration of)
Lee's 'Malcolm X' Film Exceeds $27 Mil. Budget
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Spike Lee, Motion picture industry (Finance)
Malcolm X.
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Spike Lee (Reviews), Malcolm X (Motion picture) (Reviews)
Gladiators
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Rowdy Herrington (Reviews), Gladiators (Motion picture) (Reviews)
James Cleveland Infected L.A. Youth with HIV, $9 Mil. Lawsuit Claims
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James Cleveland (American clergyman and gospel singer.); 1931-1991, Christopher B. Harris, AIDS (Disease) and blacks
Stars Come Out in LA for Ali's 50th Birthday
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Muhammad Ali; 1942-., Birthday parties

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