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Congress OKs Naming New York Courthouse for Thurgood Marshall
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Thurgood Marshall (American Supreme Court justice.); 1908-1993, New York (N.Y.) (Courthouses)
Gay Teen-age Boy Wears Gown to Prom in Florida
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Charles Rice, Proms (Dances), Transvestism, Gay high school students, Pierson (Fla.) (Education)
Bill Cosby Blasts Hollywood's Portrayal of Blacks on Television
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Bill Cosby; 1937-., Blacks in television
Jesse Jackson, Actors Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis, Susan Sarandon Arrested at Protest Over N.Y. Police Shooting of Unarmed Man
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Amadou Diallo (Guinean street vendor and victim of police shooting); 1975-1999 (Police brutality, Public opinion), New York (N.Y.) (Protests, demonstrations, etc)
$50 Million Lawsuit Seeks to Stop Movie about Muhammad Ali's Life
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Muhammad Ali; 1942-., Muhammad Ali Production Company Inc, Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc, Boxing in motion pictures, Motion picture industry (Suits and claims)
Rev. Jesse Jackson Announces that He Will Not Run for President in 2000
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Democratic Party (U.S.), Presidential candidates (2000)
Bernice Edwards Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion
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Henry Lyons (American clergyman.); 1942-, Bernice Edwards (American publicist convicted of tax fraud.), Black clergy (Professional ethics), Tax evasion, National Baptist Convention of the United States of America (Finance)
Brooklyn, NY, Chess Player Becomes First Black Grandmaster
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Maurice Ashley, Chess (Tournaments)
The Deep End of the Ocean
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Ulu Grosbard (Reviews), Deep end of the ocean (Motion picture) (Reviews)
Muhammad Ali Calls Holyfield-Lewis Fight Decision 'a Fix'; Backs Congressional Action
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Muhammad Ali (American boxer.); 1942-, Evander Holyfield (American boxer.), Lennox Lewis (British boxer.), Boxing (Officiating, Laws and regulations)

Purdue Women Win First National Championship
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Purdue University (Basketball, Women), Basketball, College (Women, Tournaments)
Venus Williams Tops Sister Serena to Repeat as Lipton Champion
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Venus Williams; 1980-., Serena Williams; 1981-., Tennis (Women, Tournaments)
Stars Reveal Their Superstitions
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Superstition, Black celebrities (Attitudes)
TLC: Sexy Trio Back on Top After Bankruptcy
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TLC (Musical group), Bankruptcy

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