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Stock Markets Plan to Close in Honor of the King Holiday
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New York Stock Exchange, Inc, Martin Luther King Day, NASDAQ.
Clinton Names William Kennard to Federal Communications Commission; 4th Black to Serve There
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William Earl Kennard (American lawyer and regulatory official.); 1957-, United States Federal Communications Commission
Jesse Brown Resigns Cabinet Post as First Black Veterans Affairs Secretary
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Jesse Brown; 1944-2002, United States Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Egyptian Immigrant Sues U.S. Government to Change Race from White to Black
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Mostafa Hefny, Egyptian Americans, Blacks (Race identity)
Harvey Johnson Elected as First Black Mayor of Jackson, Mississippi
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Harvey Johnson; 1947-., Jackson (Miss.) (Politics and government)
Chicago State University President Dolores Cross Resigns to Head General Electric Foundation
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Dolores Cross (American college president.), Chicago State University, General Electric Foundation
Transportation Secretary Slater Announces New Education Program Named for Black Inventor
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Garrett A. Morgan; 1877-1963, Rodney Slater; 1955-., United States Dept. of Transportation, Morgan Technology and Transportation Futures Program
Lynne Thigpen, Chuck Cooper and Lillias White Win Tony Awards
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Tony Awards
New York Beating Victim Files $50 Million Lawsuit
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Shane L. Daniels, Constantine Chronis, Austin Offen, Assault and battery, Police racism, Westhampton Beach (N.Y.) (Crime), New York (N.Y.) (Police)
Con Air
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Simon West (Reviews), Con air (Motion picture) (Reviews)

Betty Shabazz's Daughters Thank the Public for Its Support as Mother Struggles to Live
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Betty Shabazz (American civil rights activist and wife of Malcolm X.), Malcolm Shabazz (grandson of American civil rights activists Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz.), Arson, Juvenile delinquents and delinquency, Yonkers (N.Y.) (Crime)
Ex-Klansman Executed in Alabama for 1981 Slaying of Black Teen
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Henry Francis Hays, Ku Klux Klan, Murder, Executions, Capital punishment (Alabama)
Judge OKs New Trial for Elmer 'Geronimo' Pratt
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Elmer Geronimo Pratt (American revolutionary.), Black Panther Party, Trials (Murder), Trials (California), Miscarriage of justice
Obituary
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Jewel Lafontant-Mankarious; 1922-1997
Ceremony Held for 100th Anniversary of Monument Honoring Famed Black Civil War Regiment
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United States Army (Blacks), United States (History, Memorials, Civil War, 1861-1865, Blacks), Boston (Mass.) (Monuments, statues, etc)
Noted Neurosurgeon Keith Black to Head Brain Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai in L.A.
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Keith Black; 1957-., Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles, Calif.) Neurosurgical Institute
Jackee Harry Shares Her Secrets on Maintaining Her Figure
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Jackee Harry (American actress.), Weight loss
Philadelphia Woman Pioneers National Organ Donor Policy Changes
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Lolita Miller, United Network for Organ Sharing, Kidneys (Transplantation), Donation of organs, tissues, etc (Laws and regulations)
Julius 'Dr. J' Erving Accepts Orlando Magic VP Post
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Julius Erving; 1950-., Orlando Magic (Basketball team)
Ties to Michael Jordan Still Remain in His Hometown of Wilmington, NC.
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Michael Jordan (American basketball player.); 1963-, Wilmington (N.C.) (Blacks, History)
Ex-Attica Inmate Wins $4 Million in Suit Over Reprisals by Guards During Prison Riot
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Frank Smith; 1933-2004, Attica Correctional Facility (N.Y.) (Riot, 1971), Torture, Damages, Black prisoners (Legal status, laws, etc)
Indiana Black Expo to Host 27th Annual Summer Celebration
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Indiana Black Expo
'I Am Not Gay,' Oprah Winfrey Says in Response to Rumors
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Oprah Winfrey, Lesbianism
Stars who Make Big Money After Death
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Black musicians, Royalties
Will Smith & Tommy Lee Jones Star in 'Men in Black'.
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Will Smith (American rapper and actor.), Tommy Lee Jones (American actor.), Barry Sonnenfeld (American motion picture director) (Reviews), Men in black (Motion picture) (Reviews)

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