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President Apologizes at White House for Errors in Tuskegee Case
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Bill Clinton; 1946-., Tuskegee Syphilis Study
Court Makes it More Difficult to Create Minority Election Districts
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United States Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division, United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Voting Rights Act of 1965, Black suffrage, Apportionment (Election law)
Four Students Win Honors in 1997 Hurston/Wright Awards
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Zora Neale Hurston (American novelist and folklorist.); 1891-1960, Richard Wright (American novelist.); 1908-1960, HurstonWright Awards
Ben Johnson, White House Aide, Finds Daughter After 29-year Search
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Ben Johnson, White House (Washington, D.C.) (Employees), Family reunions, Adoption and adopted children
Do Blacks Need to Protect Themselves from the Sun?
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Human skin color, Skin (Care and hygiene), Blacks (Health and hygiene)
First Black Sextuplets in U.S. Born to Washington, D.C., Couple
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Thompson family, Sextuplets
Harlem's Rep. Rangel Key Architect of New Legislation to Help Africa
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Charles B. Rangel; 1930-., Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Investments, American (Africa), Economic assistance, American (Africa)
Chicago Teens Win Top Honors for Radio Documentary about Death of 5 Year Old Thrown from Window
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LeAlan Jones, Lloyd Newman, Eric Morse; d. 1994, National Public Radio (U.S.), Blacks in the radio broadcasting industry, Murder, Youth in the radio broadcasting industry, Juvenile delinquents and delinquency, Chicago (Ill.) (Crime)
Black Employees Sue UPS Claiming Discrimination
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United Parcel Service of America, Inc, Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices), Black parcel post employees
Home of Reggie Miller Destroyed by Fire
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Reggie Miller, Fishers (Ind.) (Fires)

Rebel Chief Laurent Kabila Declares Himself President of Zaire; Renames Country
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Laurent Kabila, Congo (Democratic Republic) (Politics and government)
U.S. State Department Names Main Library for Late Envoy Ralph Bunche
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Ralph Johnson Bunche (American diplomat.); 1904-1971, Ralph J. Bunche Library (Washington, D.C.)
Carl Rowan and Colin Powell Give Nearly $4 Million in Project Excellence Scholarship
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Carl Thomas Rowan; 1925-2000, Colin L. Powell; 1937-., Project Excellence Awards
Tim Reid Celebrity Weekend Raises $300,000 in Scholarship Funds for Norfolk State
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Tim Reid (American actor.), Norfolk State University, Blacks (Scholarships)
Harvey Johnson Positioned to be First Black Mayor of Jackson, MS.
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Harvey Johnson; 1947-., Jackson (Miss.) (Politics and government)
Charges Dropped Against Danish Mother who Left Child in Stroller Outside New York Restaurant
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Annette Sorensen, Exavier Wardlaw, Danes (United States), Child care, New York (N.Y.) (Child welfare)
Philadelphia Family of Nine Beat Tragic Obstacles with Unity and Education
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Jeffries family, Philadelphia (Pa.) (Blacks)
Family Matters
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Family matters (Television program) (Reviews)

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