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Grand Jury Panel Refuses Request to Reopen Probe of King Assassination
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James Earl Ray (American assassin of Martin Luther King, Jr.); 1928-1998, Martin Luther King (Jr.); 1929-1968 (Assassination), Grand jury
Jamaican Prime Minister P.J. Patterson Elected to a Second Term
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P. J. Patterson; 1935-., Elections (Jamaica)
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Holds Annual Convention in Boston
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Virginia Couple Claims $14.6 Million
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Howell Ellis, Lotteries (Virginia), Lottery winners
Does Absence Really Make the Heart Grow Fonder?
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Separation (Psychology), Women and men
Black Woman Files Sexual Harassment Suit Against University of Southern California
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Glynda Alexander, United States Navy Reserve Officers' Training Corps, University of Southern California, Women cadets (Crimes against), Sexual harassment in education, Military and education, Black women (Employment), Cadets (Sexual behavior), Sexual harassment in the military
Mandela Retires as ANC Leader; Condemns Whites' Attempts to Sabotage Government
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Nelson Mandela (South African president.), African National Congress, South Africa (Politics and government, Race relations)
Michael Jordan Named Most Powerful Person in Sports
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Michael Jordan (American basketball player.); 1963-
Sanders Passes Season 2,000-yard Rushing Milestone; Lions Make Playoffs
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Barry Sanders; 1968-., Detroit Lions (Football team)
'Good Morning America' TV Show Producer Suspended for Calling Blacks 'spades'.
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Kevin Cosgrove, Latrell Sprewell; 1970-., P. J. Carlesimo, American Broadcasting Companies, Inc, Golden State Warriors (Basketball team), Good morning America (Television program) (Reviews), Basketball, Professional (Ethical aspects), Racial slurs

Howard University Grants Sextuplets Scholarships
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Thompson family, Howard University, Sextuplets, Blacks (Scholarships)
Black Farmers Demand Federal Help Before Next Planting Season
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United States Dept. of Agriculture, National Black Farmers Association, Black farmers
Johnnie Cochran Sues New York Post
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Johnnie Cochran (American lawyer.); 1937-2005, Abner Louima (Haitian victim of police brutality) (Trials, litigation, etc), New York post, Libel and slander
Sean 'Puffy' Combs Tells how He Got His Nickname, Handling Fame and how James Brown Influenced Him
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Diddy (American rapper, record producer and actor.)
Longtime Fugitive-turned-model Citizen Pardoned in Georgia
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Sam Turner, Pardon, Fugitives from justice, Criminal justice, Administration of (Georgia), Prison escapes (History)
Black Caucus Asks U.S. to Check Reports that Secretary Ron Brown Died from Gunshot
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Ron Brown; 1941-1996 (Death and burial), Congressional Black Caucus, Gunshot wounds, Assassination
Spinal Injury Likely to End Football Career of Detroit Lions' Reggie Brown
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Reggie Brown, Detroit Lions (Football team), Spinal cord (Wounds and injuries), Football, Professional (Accidents and injuries)
Laurean Rugambwa, the First African Roman Catholic Church Cardinal, Succumbs at 85
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Cardinal Laurean Rugambwa; 1912-1997
Vibe
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Chris Spencer, Vibe (Television program) (Reviews), Television programs (Talk shows, Late night programs)
UPN Denies Turning Away from Black Comedies; Network Wants to be 'all-inclusive'.
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United Paramount Network, Television programs (Black programs, Comedy programs)
Cosby Says Famous Rudyard Kipling Poem, 'If,' Helps Him Cope with Son's Death
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Bill Cosby (American actor and comedian.); 1937-, Ennis Cosby (son of Bill Cosby); 1969-1997 (Murder), Rudyard Kipling (English short story writer, novelist and poet.); 1865-1936
The Postman
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Kevin Costner (American actor and film director) (Reviews), Postman (Motion picture: 1997) (Reviews)

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