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President's Panel on Race Issues Report: Urges U.S. to Face Up to Legacy of Racism
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United States (Race relations)
U.S. Reps. Eva Clayton and Melvin Watt Win in North Carolina Primaries
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Melvin Watt; 1945-., Eva Clayton; 1934-., North Carolina (Politics and government)
Anthony Williams Wins District of Columbia Primary to Become U.S. Capital's Next Mayor
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Anthony Williams; 1951-., Washington (D.C.) (Politics and government)
Stevie Wonder Bearhugs Clintons at White House State Dinner for Czech President Vaclav Havel
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Stevie Wonder (American singer and songwriter.), Vaclav Havel (Czech dramatist and president) (Visit to the United States), White House (Washington, D.C.) (Entertaining)
450-pound Man Beats Odds to Become New York Train Operator
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Dwayne Richardson, New York City Transit Authority, Weight discrimination in employment, Obesity (Legal aspects), New York (N.Y.) (Subways)
Brandy and Monica's Managers Deny Alleged Fight Backstage at MTV Video Music Awards
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Monica (American rhythm and blues singer.), Brandy (Singer) (American singer.), MTV Video Music Awards
Chicago Policeman Files Suit Accusing Gas Stations of Bias
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Daron Hill, Shell Oil Company, Blacks (Civil rights), Automobile service stations (Race relations)
National Baptist Convention Meets in Missouri; Lyons Remains as President, Though Some Call for Him to Resign Post
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Henry Lyons (American clergyman.); 1942-, Black clergy (Professional ethics), National Baptist Convention of the United States of America (Finance)
Agent David Falk Says Michael Jordan Wants to Return to a Winning Bulls Team
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Michael Jordan (American basketball player.); 1963-, David Falk (American sports agent.), Chicago Bulls (Basketball team)
Florence Griffith Joyner, 38, Three-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Dies in Mission Viejo, CA.
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Florence Griffith Joyner (American sprinter.); 1959-1998

NY Firefighters and Police Officer Face Firing for Racist Parade Float
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Parade floats, Police (Dismissal), Labor Day, Firefighters (Dismissal), New York (N.Y.) (Firefighters, Police), Broad Channel (New York, N.Y.) (Race relations, Parades)
Charles Stith, George Haley Sworn in as New U.S. Ambassadors to Tanzania and Gambia in Africa
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Charles R. Stith, George Haley, United States (Diplomatic and consular service, Tanzania, Gambia)
Retiring Rep. Louis Stokes Honored at Labor Department for Lifetime of Helping At-risk Youth
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Louis Stokes; 1925-., United States Dept. of Labor, Black youth (Employment)
IRS Hits Mike Tyson with Tax Lien on Mansion
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Mike Tyson; 1966-., Tax liens, Real property (Taxation), Boxers (Persons) (Taxation), Farmington (Conn.) (Taxation)

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