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Florida Congresswoman Carrie Meek Announces Her Retirement
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Carrie Meek; 1926-., Florida (Politics and government)
Chairman John H. Johnson & CEO Linda Johnson Rice Speak At University Of Arkansas Commencements
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John H. Johnson (American magazine publisher.); 1918-2005, Linda Johnson Rice (American publishing executive.), University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Michael Jackson Calls Music Labels Racist
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Michael Jackson (American singer and songwriter.); 1958-2009, Sony Music Entertainment Inc, Blacks in the music industry, Recording industry
Deloris Jordan Named To Advisory Council Of The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
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Deloris Jordan (mother of American basketball player Michael Jordan and children's author.), United States Drug Enforcement Administration
Live-In Girlfriend Kills Mate And Hides Body In Closet, Police Charge
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Nancy Kay Austin, Samuel Monroe (Murder), Norristown (Pa.) (Crime)
Ice-T Lays Down Law On TV Drama 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit'.
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Ice-T (American rapper and actor.), Law & order (Television program)
Chris Rock And Wife, Malaak, Become Parents Of A Daughter
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Chris Rock (American comedian and actor) (Family), Malaak Compton-Rock (American philanthropist and wife of comedian and actor Chris Rock) (Family)
J.C. Watts, Nation's Only Black Republican In Congress, Says He Won't Seek Fifth Term
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J. C. Watts (American congressman, management consultant and political commentator.); 1957-, Republican Party (U.S.), Blacks (Political activities), Oklahoma (Politics and government)
Black Farmers Claim Discrimination In Federal Crop Loans
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United States Dept. of Agriculture, Agriculture (Tennessee), Black farmers
Football Star Lynn Swann Named To Head President Bush's Fitness Council
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Lynn Swann (American football player and sportscaster.); 1952-, George W. Bush (American president.), United States President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports

No Blocking For Emmitt Smith At Vegas Comedy Roast Hoasted By Shaq
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Emmitt Smith (American football player.); 1969-, Shaquille O'Neal (American basketball player.); 1972-, Los Angeles Lakers (Basketball team), Dallas Cowboys (Football team), Black celebrities (Charitable contributions)
Abdul-Jabbar Wins USBL Championship As Coach Of Oklahoma Storm; Leaves Team
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; 1947-., United States Basketball League
Serena Williams Victorious Over Venus In Battle For Wimbledon Crown
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Venus Williams; 1980-., Serena Williams; 1981-., Wimbledon Championships (Tennis tournament) (Women)
Actor Mekhi Phifer And Costume Designer Ruth E. Carter Honored At American Black Film Festival
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Mekhi Phifer (American actor); 1974- (Awards), Ruth Carter (costume designer) (Awards), Blacks in the motion picture industry

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