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Joliet, Ill. Family Wins $12.4 Million LOTTO.
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Charles Drew, Lottery winners
Black Prosecutor Quits NYC Racial Killing Case
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Bruce McIntyre, Murder, Bensonhurst (New York, N.Y.) (Race relations)
Jesse Owens' Widow Presented Gold Medal by President Bush
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Jesse Owens; 1913-1980, Ruth Owens, Congressional Gold Medal
Arthur Fletcher on Job Despite Bypass Surgery
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Arthur Allen Fletcher (American civil rights leader and government official.); 1924-2005, United States Commission on Civil Rights, Heart (Surgery)
Conyers Calls for Judicial Reforms: Cites Study of Black Prison Population
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John Conyers; 1929-., Black prisoners
Denzel Washington Wins Oscar for 'Glory' But Academy Nixes Morgan Freeman for 'Miss Daisy'.
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Denzel Washington (American actor.), Morgan Freeman (American actor.), Academy Awards, Blacks in motion pictures
Do the Right Thing
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Spike Lee (Reviews), Do the right thing (Motion picture) (Reviews)
Kim Basinger Rips Academy for Snubbing Spike Lee's Film
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Kim Basinger, Spike Lee, Academy Awards
Barbara Jordan to be Inducted to Hall of Fame
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Barbara Jordan; 1936-1996, National Women's Hall of Fame
Sgt. Tells House Panel Blacks on Capitol Police Force are Job Bias Victims
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United States Capitol Police, Black police

Althea Simmons Runs Civil Rights Drive from Hospital
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Althea Simmons, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Morehouse Med School Prexy Faces Sex Harassment Charge
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James A. Goodman, Roslyn A. Clopton, Morehouse School of Medicine, Sexual harassment in education
S. African Doctor Lauds Sullivan at Fund-raiser for His Nation's Medics
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Louis W. Sullivan (American Secretary of health and human services.); 1933-, Nthato Motlana (South African physician and human rights activist.), Medical Education for South African Blacks Inc
Do Women Like Kissing Men with Beards?
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Kissing, Beards
Obituary
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Thea Bowman (American nun and educator.); 1937-1990
'First' Novel Written by Black Gets Recognition
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Harriet E. Wilson (American novelist.); 1825-1900, Black fiction
D.C. Welfare Mom Evicted from Destroyed City Home
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Jacqueline Williams, Eviction, Washington (D.C.) (Public welfare)
John A. Williams Named Paul Robeson Professor at Rutgers University
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Paul Robeson (American actor, civil rights activist and singer.); 1898-1976, John Alfred Williams (American novelist.); 1925-, Rutgers University (Newark campus)
Ribbs, Cosby Postpone Indianapolis 500 Run
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Bill Cosby; 1937-., Willy T. Ribbs; 1956-., Automobile racing (Economic aspects)
Redskins Drop Williams, 1988 Super Bowl Hero
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Doug Williams; 1955-.
Black Wins Best Actor Oscar Only Once in 62 Years
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Sidney Poitier (American actor and film director.), Academy Awards, Blacks in motion pictures
Black Actors Who've Taken 'Miss Daisy' on the Road
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Black actors and actresses
Driving Miss Daisy
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Alfred Uhry (Reviews)
Little Richard Says He'd be Rock King If He Were White
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Little Richard

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