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Ford Sworn-in as Youngest Member of 105th Congress
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Harold Ford (Jr., American financial executive and political commentator.), Congressmen (Age)
Metropolitan AME Church Selected for Second Clinton Inaugural Prayer Service
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Bill Clinton; 1946- (Inauguration, 1997), African Methodist Episcopal Church, Washington (D.C.) (Religion)
Should Black English be Considered a Second Language?
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English language (Study and teaching), Black English
Money from Overturned Brink's Truck Showers Poor Community in Miami
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Brink's Incorporated, Found money, Miami (Fla.) (Traffic accidents, Crime)
Preparation is Key to Getting Kids Off to School in the Morning, Expert Says
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Mornings, Time management, School children
Texaco Punishes White Executives Involved in Company's Racial Bias Scandal
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Texaco Inc, Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices), Racial slurs
CBC Members Sworn in During Special Cermony on Capitol Hill
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Congressional Black Caucus
Rape Allegations Against Michael Irvin and Erik Williams False; Accuser Recants Story
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Michael Irvin (American football player.); 1966-, Erik Williams (football player.), Dallas Cowboys (Football team), Rape, Football players (Crime), Football, Professional (Ethical aspects), Dallas (Tex.) (Crime)
Patriots and Packers to Battle in Super Bowl XXXI.
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Green Bay Packers (Football team), New England Patriots (Football team), Super Bowl (Football)
Medal of Honor Given to Blacks who Fought in WWII.
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United States Army (Blacks), Medal of Honor, World War, 1939-1945 (Blacks)

Babyface Ties Record for Most Grammy Nominations; Tracy Chapman and Tony Rich Also Among Top Nominees
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Babyface, Grammy Awards
Tisha Campbell Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Martin Lawrence
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Tisha Campbell-Martin (American actress and singer.); 1968-, Martin Lawrence (American comedian and actor.), Martin (Television program) (Reviews), Sexual harassment in the entertainment industry
Knoxville, TN, Honors Famed Author Alex Haley with 13-foot Sculpture
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Alex Haley (American biographer, historian and journalist); 1921-1992 (Statues), Knoxville (Tenn.) (Monuments, statues, etc)
Lionel Hampton Loses Priceless Mementos when Fire Destroys His N.Y. Apartment
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Lionel Hampton, Apartment houses (Fires and fire prevention), New York (N.Y.) (Fires)
How Will Smith Crossed Over from Hit Rapper to Hot Actor
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Will Smith
Bill Cosby, Oprah Winfrey Win People's Choice Awards
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Bill Cosby; 1937-., Oprah Winfrey, People's Choice Awards
Lionel Hampton and Boys Choir of Harlem Receive National Medal of Arts Awards; Rita Dove Receives Charles Frankel Prize
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Lionel Hampton (American band leader.), Rita Dove (American poet and short story writer.), National Medal of Arts, Charles Frankel Prize

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