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'Census 2000 Road Tour' Urges Blacks to Participate in this Year's Census Count
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Blacks (Statistics), Minorities (Statistics), United States (Census)
Annual Poll Shows that Most People Believe Racial Profiling by Cops is Common
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Racial profiling (Public opinion), United States (Race relations)
Louis Farrakhan Urges Good Will and Peace at News Conference
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Louis Farrakhan (American Black Muslim leader.); 1933-, Nation of Islam
Ralph Abernathy III, Son of Civil Rights Leader, Found Guilty of Fraud
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Ralph David Abernathy (III, American state legislator and son of clergyman and civil rights leader Ralph D. Abernathy) (Trials, litigation, etc), Political corruption (Georgia)
James Cheek, Ex-Howard Prexy, in Bankruptcy; Auctions Possessions
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James Edward Cheek (American university president.); 1932-2010
Judge who Sentenced Military Draft Fugitive Now Wants Him Pardoned
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Preston King (American political scientist.), William Augustus Bootle (American judge.); 1902-2005, Pardon, Fugitives from justice, Draft (History)
Painting of Black Jesus Wins Catholic Magazine's Millennium Art Contest
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Janet McKenzie, Jesus Christ (In art), National Catholic reporter, Art (Competitions)
Willie Brown Re-elected Mayor in San Francisco
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Willie Lewis Brown (Jr.), San Francisco (Calif.) (Politics and government)
Alicia Reece is Youngest Female City Council Member in Cincinnati
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Alicia Reece (American state government official.), Cincinnati (Ohio) (Politics and government)
Jet D.C. Bureau Chief Simeon Booker Gets WABJ Lifetime Achievement Award
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Simeon Booker (American journalist.), Washington Association of Black Journalists

How to Bring Your Family Together for Fitness
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Physical fitness, Family
Famed Jazz Saxophonist Grover Washington Jr. Succumbs in New York at 56
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Grover Washington (Jr.)
Actress Shirley Hemphill, 52, Found Dead in Her Los Angeles Home
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Shirley Hemphill; 1947-1999
Darlene Paris-Bradley, Noted Businesswoman, Dies
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Darlene L. Paris
Avery West, Father of Jet Managing Editor, Dies
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Avery West
Black Chamber Expects $80 Million in Trade After Visit in Brazil
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National Black Chamber of Commerce, Latin America (Commerce, United States), United States (Commerce, Latin America)
Hispanic Company Buys One of Los Angeles' Last Black Radio Stations
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Hispanic Broadcasting Corporation, KACE (Radio station: Los Angeles, Calif.), Radio stations, Black, Radio broadcasting industry (Acquisitions and mergers)
Wall Street Money Manager Alan Bond Indicted on Federal Charges for Allegedly Taking Nearly $7 Million in Illegal Kickbacks
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Alan Bond, Bond Procope Capital Management (Firm), United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Investment fraud, Pension fund managers (Ethical aspects)
Poll: Americans Believe Color is Basis of Most Bias in U.S.
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United States (Race relations)
Ex-cop Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Torturing Haitian Immigrant in New York with Broomstick
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Abner Louima (Trials, litigation, etc), Justin Volpe (Trials, litigation, etc)
Wrongly Imprisoned Louisiana Man and Georgia Woman are Freed
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Clyde Alton Charles, Sheila Neville, Miscarriage of justice, Rape, DNA fingerprints (Forensic use)
Kobe Bryant Purchases 50 Percent Share of Italian Pro Basketball Team His Dad Once Played for
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Kobe Bryant; 1978-., Olimpia Milano (Basketball team)
NFL's Rae Carruth Faces Murder Charges After Girlfriend Dies
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Rae Carruth; 1974-., Cherica Adams; d. 1999 (Murder), Football players (Crime), Contract murder, Charlotte (N.C.) (Crime)
Ex-Chicago Bear Anthony Blaylock Awarded $3.85 Million in Claim that Surgery Ended His Career
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Anthony Blaylock, Chicago Bears (Football team), Football, Professional (Accidents and injuries), Knee (Surgery), Physicians (Malpractice)
Judge Orders Holyfields' Minister to Give Deposition
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Evander Holyfield (American boxer.), Janice Itson Holyfield (physician and wife of Evander Holyfield.), Creflo A. Dollar (Jr., American evangelist.)
Joe Frazier's Daughter, Jacqui Frazier Lyde, Challenges Muhammad Ali's Daughter, Laila, to a Boxing Match
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Jacqui Frazier-Lyde (American boxer, lawyer and daughter of Joe Frazier.), Laila Ali (American boxer and daughter of Mohammad Ali.); 1977-, Boxing (Women)
Supernova
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Walter Hill (American screenwriter and film picture director); 1942- (Reviews), Supernova (Motion picture) (Reviews)
Denzel Washington Stars as Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter in Movie, 'The Hurricane'.
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Denzel Washington, Norman Jewison (Reviews), Hurricane (Motion picture: 1999) (Reviews)
Denzel Washington and Wife, Pauletta, Sell Their Los Angeles Home
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Denzel Washington, Pauletta Washington
Directors Guild Retires Griffith Award for Racial Stereotypes
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David Wark Griffith (American motion picture director.); 1875-1948, Directors Guild of America, Motion pictures (Awards)
Kevon Edmonds Scores Big with Solo Album, '24/7'.
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Kevon Edmonds

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