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Rev. Jesse Jackson is Sworn in as Clinton's Special Envoy to Africa
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, United States (Foreign relations, Africa), Africa (Foreign relations, United States)
Drive for Gold Medals Begins in Congress for Little Rock Nine
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Congressional Gold Medal, Public schools (Desegregation), Little Rock (Ark.) (Education, History)
Transportation Secretary Slater Works to Improve African Nations' Aviation Systems
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Rodney Slater; 1955-., United States Dept. of Transportation, Aviation and state (International aspects)
White South African Generals Make No Apologies to Truth Commission for Persecuting Blacks
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South Africa Commission for Truth and Reconciliation, South Africa Army
Four Sisters Reveal how They Have Stayed Married to 'the Right Man' for More Than 50 Years
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Pearson family, Wedding anniversaries, Marriage
Lela Rochon Says Tupac Shakur Told Her His Life was Near Its End
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Lela Rochon (American dancer and actress.), Tupac Shakur (American rapper and actor.)
Jury Awards $1 Million to Young Black Men in Eddie Bauer, Inc. Consumer Racism Case
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Alonzo Jackson, Eddie Bauer Inc, Shoplifting (Security measures), Trials (Maryland), Blacks (Civil rights)
N.Y. Knicks' John Starks Says He Has Turned His Life Over to God
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John Starks, New York Knicks (Basketball team)
Michael Jordan Makes it Clear: If Coach Jackson Leaves the Bulls, He Will Retire from Basketball
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Michael Jordan (American basketball player.); 1963-, Phil Jackson (American basketball coach.), Chicago Bulls (Basketball team)
Rev. Al Sharpton Celebrates 43rd Birthday at NY Gala
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Al Sharpton (American clergyman and political activist.); 1954-, Birthday parties

Study Reveals that Abolishing Affirmative Action Would Exclude Most Blacks from Top Schools
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Colleges and universities (Admission), Affirmative action in education, Blacks (Education)
Medical School Students Admitted Under Affirmative Action Still Make Good Doctors: Study
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University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Affirmative action in education, Physicians, Medical colleges (Admission), Minority medical students
Teen Secretly Gives Birth and Hides Baby in Closet
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Shanta Clark, Teenage pregnancy, Pregnancy (Psychological aspects), Central Islip (N.Y.) (Child welfare)
Race Commission Chair John Hope Franklin Tells PUSH: Time is Right to Tackle Racism
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John Hope Franklin (American historian.); 1915-2009, Operation PUSH, United States (Race relations)
Wilma J. Webb Named U.S. Labor Dept. Secretary's Representative for Six States
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Wilma J. Webb, United States Dept. of Labor
Satcher Breezes Through Senate Confirmation Hearing on Surgeon General Nomination
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David Satcher (American surgeon general.); 1941-, United States Surgeon-General's Office
Should Hairbraiders be Licensed?
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Hairstylists (Licenses), Braiding of hair, Black hairstyling
Arizona State U. Newspaper Editor Apologizes After Cartoon Draws Complaints of Racism
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Arizona State University, State press (Tempe, Ariz.), Colleges and universities (Race relations), Black youth (Crime), Campus rape, Race relations (Caricatures and cartoons)
Sparks
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Sparks (Television program) (Reviews)
Angela Bassett Weds Courtney B. Vance in Los Angeles
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Angela Bassett (American actress.), Courtney B. Vance (American actor.); 1960-
The Devil's Advocate
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Taylor Hackford (American motion picture director) (Reviews), Devil's advocate (Motion picture) (Reviews)

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