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Lee Brown Elected Houston's First Black Mayor
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Lee Patrick Brown; 1937-., Houston (Tex.) (Politics and government)
Ron Brown's Head Wound Should Have Led to Autopsy, Medical Examiner Says
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Ron Brown; 1941-1996 (Death and burial), Autopsies, Gunshot wounds, Assassination
President Clinton Holds First Town Hall Meeting on Race Relations
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Bill Clinton; 1946- (Public relations), Town meetings, Akron (Ohio) (Race relations)
Why Some People Consider Celibacy
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Celibacy
Black Men in D.C. Have Shorter Life Expectancy
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Longevity, Blacks (Mortality), Washington (D.C.) (Blacks)
Army Agents Admit They Monitored King, But Deny Any Link to His Assassination
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Martin Luther King (Jr.); 1929-1968 (Assassination), United States Army 111th Military Intelligence Group
National Baptist Convention's Henry Lyons Apologizes, But Refuses to Step Down
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Henry Lyons (American clergyman.); 1942-, Black clergy (Professional ethics), National Baptist Convention of the United States of America
Doug Williams Named Head Coach of Grambling State University Football
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Doug Williams (American football player and coach.); 1955-, Eddie Robinson (American football coach.), Grambling State University (Football)
Golden State Warriors Terminate $32 Million Contract of Latrell Sprewell After He Attacked Coach; NBA Suspends Him for One Year
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Latrell Sprewell; 1970-., P. J. Carlesimo, Golden State Warriors (Basketball team), Violence in sports (Basketball), Basketball players (Suspension)
NY Knicks Players Keep Close with Bible Study
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New York Knicks (Basketball team), Bible (Study and teaching), Basketball players (Religious life)

Earnest Tate Named First Black Police Chief in Selma, AL.
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Earnest L. Tate, Black police chiefs, Selma (Ala.) (Police)
Black Man Convicted of Killing a White Man is Pardoned After 50 Years
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James Willis, United States Coast Guard (Race relations), Pardon, Criminal justice, Administration of (Alaska), Murder
Proctor Picked as Acting Chief of D.C. Police Force, 1st Woman to Hold Post
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Sonya T. Proctor, Women police chiefs, Washington (D.C.) (Police)
Steve Harvey Stars in Hilarious HBO Comedy Special
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Steve Harvey
Michael Jackson and Wife, Debbie Rowe, Expecting Second Child, a Daughter
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Michael Jackson (American singer and songwriter.); 1958-2009, Debbie Rowe (American dermatologist's assistant and wife of singer Michael Jackson.)
Coach Tony Dungy Turns Tampa Bay Into Winner in His Second Season
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Tony Dungy, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Football team)
Tampa Bay's Warrick Dunn Helps Four Families Get Homes for the Holidays
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Warrick Dunn (American football player.); 1975-, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Football team), Football players (Charitable contributions)
Jerry Manuel Named White Sox Manager; Second Black to Hold Post
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Jerry Manuel; 1953-., Chicago White Sox (Baseball team)
Coleman A. Young, Detroit's 1st Black Mayor, Mourned
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Coleman Young; 1918-1997, Funeral rites and ceremonies
Debbie Allen Explains why 'Amistad' Movie is Important to All Americans
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Debbie Allen, Steven Spielberg; 1947- (Reviews), Amistad (Motion picture) (Reviews), Amistad (Schooner) in motion pictures, Slave trade in motion pictures, Slavery (Insurrections, etc)

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