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Ron Kirk Elected the First Black Mayor of Dallas
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Ron Kirk; 1954-., Dallas (Tex.) (Politics and government)
Robert L. Gholson Elected New President of Universal Life Insurance Co. in Memphis
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Robert L. Gholson, Universal Life Insurance Company
NJ Judge Denies Payment Increase to Women who Have More Kids While on Welfare
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Single mothers (Economic conditions), Eligibility determination (Public welfare), Public welfare (New Jersey), Illegitimacy
Dr. Betty Shabazz, Minister Farrakhan Mend 30-year Rift During Fund-raiser
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Betty Shabazz (American civil rights activist and wife of Malcolm X.), Qubilah Shabazz (daughter of Malcolm X.), Louis Farrakhan (American Black Muslim leader); 1933- (Assassination attempts), Nation of Islam
Black Juror in Simpson Case is Dismissed and is Replaced by Hispanic
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Tracy S. Hampton, O. J. Simpson; 1947- (Murder case, 1994, Criminal trial, Jury)
Father-son Duo Team Up to Make New Movie
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Melvin Van Peebles; 1932-., Mario Van Peebles (Reviews), Black Panther Party, Panther (Motion picture) (Reviews)
Blacks are Among Most Sought After Speakers at College Commencements this Year
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Black celebrities, Commencement addresses
Washington Bullets Star Rookie Juwan Howard Keeps Promise to Deceased Grandmother, Earns College Degree
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Juwan Howard (American basketball player.); 1973-, Washington Bullets (Basketball team), University of Michigan (Basketball), Degrees, Academic
William Perry Calls it Quits; Eyes Possible Pro Wrestling Career
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William Perry
Did Thomas Jefferson Have a Black Family?
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Thomas Jefferson (American president); 1743-1826 (Sexual behavior), Sally Hemings (African American slave and alleged mistress of President Thomas Jefferson.); 1773-1835, Woodson family (descendants of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings.), Hemings family

Obituary
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John W. Moutoussamy; 1922-1995
The Birth Control Pill Turns 35 Years Old
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Pill (Contraceptive)
Annual Detroit NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner Raises Record $1.5 Million
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Fund raising
Former Cornell Militant Endows $5,000 Prize in Honor of Ex-president
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Thomas Jones, James A. Perkins, Cornell University, Student militants, Black militants
D.C. Junior Makes Perfect Score on SAT.
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Skylar Byrd, Education (Washington (D.C.)), Scholastic Assessment Test

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