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HHS Removes Race as Barrier to Adoptions of Minority Children
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United States Dept. of Health and Human Services, Interracial adoption
Anthropologist Conclude Africans Were First to Make Tools about 90,000 Years Ago
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Stone implements, Stone Age (Congo (Democratic Republic))
Fund-raising Drive Launched to Help Raise $500,000 for Burdened Selma University
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Selma University, National Baptist Convention of the United States of America
Settlement Reached in Murder-for-hire Case Against Malcolm X's Daughter, Qubilah Shabazz
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Qubilah Shabazz (daughter of Malcolm X.), Louis Farrakhan (American Black Muslim leader); 1933- (Assassination attempts), Nation of Islam
Obituary
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Val Washington
Celebrities Recall Best Advice Given by Their Mothers
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Black celebrities' families, Mothers, Advice
Atlanta's Top Cop Decries Lewd Behavior by Women at Freaknik Spring Break Festival
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Beverly Joyce Harvard (American police chief.), Black women college students (Sexual behavior), Freaknik (Spring break celebration)
Wilkens Named Head Coach of 1996 U.S. Olympic Basketball Team
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Lenny Wilkens; 1938-., Olympic Games, 1996 (Atlanta, Ga.), Basketball (Tournaments)
Obituary
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Howard Cosell (American sportscaster.); 1918-1995
Larry Demery, 19, Pleads Guilty in Slaying of James Jordan
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Larry Martin Demery, James Jordan; d. 1993, Trials (Murder), Trials (North Carolina)

Drew Days Argues Need for Black Voting Districts Before Supreme Court
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Drew S. Days (III, American lawyer and government official.), United States Supreme Court, Black suffrage, Louisiana (Politics and government), Georgia (Politics and government)
World's First Black Quintuplets Attend Wedding of Doctor who Delivered Them
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Frank Johnson, Gaither family, Quintuplets
Homeless Man who Sued Former Employer for Bias is Awarded $1.25 Million
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Niles A. DeGrate, Eaton Corporation, Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices), Los Angeles (Calif.) (Homeless)
5 Women, 1 Man from D.C. Area Share $1.4 Million Awarded in Harassment Suit
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Washington (D.C.) Dept. of Corrections, Sexual harassment in government employment
Maria Cole Sues Capitol Records Over Royalties from Nat King Cole's Classic Recordings
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Maria Cole, Nat King Cole; 1919?-1965, Capitol Records, Inc, Royalties
'Crimson Tide'.
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Denzel Washington (American actor.), Tony Scott (British film director) (Reviews), Crimson tide (Motion picture) (Reviews)
On His 96th Birthday Duke Ellington is Proclaimed 'beyond Category' by Critics of His Great Music
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Duke Ellington (American band leader and composer.); 1899-1974
Brandy and Her Parents Sued for Breaking Management Agreement
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Brandy (Singer), Atlantic Records (Firm), Teaspoon Productions (Firm)

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