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Rep. Floyd Flake Quits Congress to Care for His New York City Church
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Floyd H. Flake; 1945-., Black congressmen (Resignation), African Methodist Episcopal Church, Queens (New York, N.Y.) (Politics and government)
Congressional Black Caucus Holds House Tribute for Late Supreme Court Justice Brennan
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William J. Brennan (Jr., American Supreme Court justice.), United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Congressional Black Caucus, Blacks (Civil rights, History)
Can Men and Women Just be Friends?
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Women and men, Friendship
Truck with 13 Passengers Crashes Leaving 9 Children and 2 Adults Dead
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Albion (Mich.) (Traffic accidents)
Despite Tragic Death in VA, Students Finish Underground Railroad Journey
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Rosa Parks (American civil rights activist.); 1913-2005, Underground Railroad, Bus accidents, Stony Creek (Va.) (Traffic accidents)
Rapper M.C. Hammer Stars in Showtime Movie, 'The Right Connections'.
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Hammer (Musician), Right connections (Television program) (Reviews)
Race Harassment Complaint Filed Against Freddie Mac
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Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices)
British Runner to Proceed with Legal Claim Against British Athletic Federation
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Diane Modahl (British runner.), British Athletic Federation, Drug abuse (Testing), Runners (Drug use)
Ex-Negro Leaguer Willie Wells Inducted Into Hall of Fame
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Willie Wells; 1905-1989, National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Negro leagues
Thomas' Bid to Buy Majority Ownership in NBA's Toronto Raptors is Unsuccessful
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Isiah Thomas (American basketball player, executive and coach.); 1961-, Toronto Raptors (Basketball team)

Managed Medical Care Eroding Black Doctor's Client Base, NMA Board Member Says
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Black physicians, Managed care plans
Joseph Lowery Consents to Stay on as SCLC President for at Least 90 More Days
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Joseph Lowery (American clergyman and civil rights leader.); 1924-, Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Rev. James Echols Named First Black President of Lutheran School of Theology
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James Echols, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
Deputy Chief Bernard Parks is Tapped to Become L.A.'s Next Police Chief
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Bernard Parks (American police chief.), Black police chiefs, Los Angeles (Calif.) (Police)
Chicago Woman Becomes First Person in the Country to Undergo New Heart Laser Surgery
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Dorothy Walker, Keith Horvath, Heart (Laser surgery)
Eddie Murphy Drops Lawsuit Against National Enquirer Regarding Him and Transvestite Prostitute
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Eddie Murphy (American comedian and actor.), National enquirer (Newspaper), Libel and slander, Male prostitution, Transvestism, West Hollywood (Calif.) (Moral conditions)
Patti LaBelle Still Sizzling with Hit Album 'Fame'.
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Patti LaBelle
Air Force One
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Wolfgang Petersen (Reviews), Air Force One (Motion picture) (Reviews)

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