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Atlanta Ceremony Highlights Anniversary of King's Death
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Martin Luther King (Jr.); 1929-1968 (Assassination)
Tennessee Becomes Last State to Ratify 15th Amendment
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Tennessee General Assembly, United States. Constitution. 15th Amendment, Black suffrage
Church Group Begins 'challenge Deposit' Program to Raise Funds for Rebuilding Burned Black Churches
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Congress of National Black Churches, Black church burnings
Why Blacks Suffer More from Kidney Disease
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Blacks (Health and hygiene), Kidneys (Diseases)
TV Fitness Programs are Helping Viewers Stay Fit and Healthy
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Cable television (Exercise programs)
Ranking Black Diplomat Flies to Africa to Help End Civil War in Zaire
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George E. Moose, United States (Foreign relations, Congo (Democratic Republic)), Congo (Democratic Republic) (Foreign relations, United States, History, Peace and mediation, Civil War, 1996-)
West Virginia Nightclub Sued by Justice Dept. for Allegedly Closing Its Door to Blacks
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United States Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division, Nightclubs (Segregation), Blacks (Segregation), Kearneysville (W. Va.) (Nightclubs)
The 1997 Baseball Season, which Honors Jackie Robinson, Gets Underway
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Jackie Robinson (American baseball player.); 1919-1972, Baseball, Professional
Conference Celebrates Legacy of Jackie Robinson
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Jackie Robinson; 1919-1972, Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team), Baseball, Professional (History), Discrimination in sports
Earvin 'Magic' Johnson's HIV is at Undetectable Levels, Doctors Say
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Earvin Johnson (American basketball player and coach.); 1959-, AIDS (Disease) and athletes, AIDS (Disease) (Therapy)

L.A. Transit Authority Honors 91-year-old Worker who Hasn't Missed a Day in 62 Years
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Arthur Winston, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Black transportation workers
Michael L. Lomax Named Dillard Univ. President
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Michael L. Lomax, Dillard University
Philanthropist Matel Dawson Jr. Establishes Scholarship in Memory of His Parents
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Matel Dawson, Ford Motor Co, Louisiana State University in Shreveport, Blacks (Scholarships)
New Study Reveals the Percentage of Scientists who Believe in God is the Same as 1916 Count
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Faith, God, Scientists (Religious life)
Dennis Rodman and Jean-Claude Van Damme Star in 'Double Team'.
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Dennis Rodman (American basketball player.), Jean-Claude Van Damme (Belgian bodybuilder, martial artist and actor.); 1961-, Hark Tsui (Chinese film director) (Reviews), Double team (Motion picture) (Reviews)
Obituary
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Albert E. Manley; 1908-1997
Ex-convict is Charged in Attack on 9-year-old Chicago Girl X.
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Patrick Sykes, Cabrini-Green (Chicago, Ill.: Housing project), Child molesting, Chicago (Ill.) (Crime)
The Sixth Man
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Randall Miller (Reviews), Sixth man (Motion picture) (Reviews)
Oprah Winfrey Celebrates Her 43rd Birthday at Party Hosted by Quincy Jones in L.A.
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Oprah Winfrey (American television talk show host.), Quincy Jones (American composer and record producer.); 1933-, Birthday parties

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