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The weekly source of African American political and entertainment news.
  

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Blacks Six Times More Likely Than Whites to be in Jail, Report Says
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Prisoners (Statistics), Black prisoners (Statistics)
Rep. J.C. Watts Jr.'s Father Says His Son's Being a Republican Doesn't Make Sense
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J. C. Watts (American congressman, management consultant and political commentator.); 1957-, J. C. Watts (Sr.), Republican Party (U.S.)
Rash of Racial Profiling Forces Black Parents to Prepare Young Drivers for Police Stops
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Racial profiling, Searches and seizures, Blacks (Civil rights)
Tx. Gov. George Bush Launches Presidential Exploratory Committee
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George W. Bush (American president) (Presidential campaign, 2000)
N.C. Town Agrees to Annex Black Areas; First in 215-year History
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Annexation (Municipal government), Trenton (N.C.) (Race relations)
Reports Shows Women Inmates are Victims of Violent Abuse
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Women prisoners (Treatment)
New York Police Department Among Least Racially Diverse
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Black police, New York (N.Y.) (Police)
Federal Reserve Chairman Says Lending Discrimination is Bad for the Economy
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Alan Greenspan (American economist and Federal Reserve chairman.), Federal Reserve System (U.S.), Discrimination in bank loans, Commercial loans, Small business (Finance), Minority business enterprises
Federal Judge Discards NCAA's College Minimum Score Rule for Athletic Scholarship
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National Collegiate Athletic Association, Black athletes (Education), College athletics (Ethical aspects)
Ex-Georgetown University Coach John Thompson Supports Female Coaches for Male Sports Teams
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John Thompson (American basketball coach.), Women coaches (Athletics), Sex discrimination in sports

Sean 'Puffy' Combs Receives Howard University Alumni Award and Donates $500,000
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Diddy (American rapper, record producer and actor.), Howard University, Black colleges and universities (Gifts, contributions, etc)
Alex Poinsett, Ex-Ebony Editor, Receives U. of Michigan Book Award
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Alex Poinsett (American magazine editor.), Louis Martin (American newspaper publisher and political leader.); 1912-1997, University of Michigan Book Award
Nigeria Recovers Millions Held by Ex-dictator Abacha
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Sani Abacha, Abacha family, Political corruption (Nigeria)
Celebrity Dresses Take the Spotlight
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Black celebrities, Clothing and dress (Celebrities)
Four Black Men Wrongly Convicted of Murder, Win $36 Million Settlement
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William Rainge, Verneal Jimerson, Dennis Williams, Kenneth Adams, Miscarriage of justice, Murder, Criminal justice, Administration of (Illinois)
Holyfield-Lewis Heavyweight Championship Bout Ends in Controversial Draw
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Evander Holyfield (American boxer.), Lennox Lewis (British boxer.), Boxing (Officiating)
Louisiana Man Allegedly Kills Wife, Son; Injures Others During Church Service Shooting Spree
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Shon Miller (Sr.), Mass murder, Gonzales (La.) (Crime, Religion)
Will Smith Balances Acting, Rap and Family Life with Jada Pinkett Smith
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Will Smith (American rapper and actor.), Jada Pinkett-Smith (American actress.)
The Matrix
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Andy Wachowski (American film director and screenwriter) (Reviews), Larry Wachowski (American film director and screenwriter) (Reviews), Matrix (Motion picture) (Reviews)

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