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Ex-U.S. Marshal Wins $4 Million in 13-year Job Bias Battle
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Matthew Fogg, United States Marshals Service, Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices)
Eldridge Cleaver, Ex-Black Panther, Author, Political Conservative, Dies
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Eldridge Cleaver; 1935-1998
Two Men, Jailed for Murders They Did Not Commit, Awarded $500,000 Each by Florida Legislature
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Freddie Pitts, Wilbert Lee, Florida Legislature, Murder, Criminal justice, Administration of (Florida), Miscarriage of justice
Increase in Birth Control Use Seen on African Continent, Study Reveals
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Birth control (Africa)
World Health Group Reports Up to 80 Percent of Vision Loss Can be Avoided
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Eye (Care and hygiene), Blindness (Prevention)
Transsexual Prostitute Arrested in Eddie Murphy's Car Last Year Dies in Accident
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Eddie Murphy (American comedian and actor.), Atisone Seiuli (transvestite prostitute.), Male prostitution, Transvestism, West Hollywood (Calif.) (Moral conditions)
Researchers Cite Link Between Obesity and Developing Asthma
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Obesity, Asthma (Causes)
Kirk Franklin, God's Property Big Winners at Dove Awards
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Dove Awards
Brown & Williamson Tobacco Donates $10,000 to Black Female Farmer
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Mattie Mack, Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp, Agriculture (Kentucky), Black farm women
Disney's New Animal Kingdom Brings Africa a Little Closer to Home
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Disney's Animal Kingdom (Fla.)

General Colin Powell Salutes First Thurgood Marshall Achievers Society Inductees
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Colin L. Powell; 1937-., Thurgood Marshall Achievers Society
Pepsi to Pay Stock to Blacks who Invested in South African Company
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PepsiCo, Inc (Securities), New Age Beverages Ltd, Black stockholders, Investments, American (South Africa), Black business enterprises (South Africa)
Janet, Magic and Jheryl Busby Buy Majority Stake in Los Angeles Bank
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Janet Jackson (American singer.), Earvin Johnson (American basketball player and coach.); 1959-, Jheryl Busby (American record industry executive.), Founders National Bank of Los Angeles, JJB LP
Benjamin DeCosta Named General Manager of Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport
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Benjamin DeCosta, Hartsfield International Airport
Knicks Beat Heat in Fight-marred Series
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Miami Heat (Basketball team), New York Knicks (Basketball team), Basketball, Professional (Ethical aspects, Playoffs)
How Stars Got Their Nicknames
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Black celebrities (Names), Nicknames
Aretha Franklin Talks About: Being a Diva, Battle with Weight, why She Wants to Do More Movies, Mystery Man in Her Life
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Aretha Franklin

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