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Congress Commemorates Life of Late Commerce Secretary Ron Brown
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Ron Brown; 1941-1996 (Death and burial), United States Congress (104th, 2nd session: 1996)
Rep. Ford Will Not Run Again; Son Announces Candidacy to Succeed Him
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Harold Ford (American congressman.); 1945-, Harold Ford (Jr., American financial executive and political commentator.), Black congressmen (Retirement), Tennessee (Politics and government)
Colin Powell's Wife Reveals She Got Hate Mail During Time He Considered Bid for President
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Alma Powell, Colin L. Powell; 1937-., Hate mail, Presidential candidates (1996), United States (Race relations)
Nation's Capital Had Highest AIDS Rate in U.S.
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AIDS (Disease) (Statistics)
Microsoft Announces $6 Million Software Gift to UNCF.
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Microsoft Corporation, United Negro College Fund, Computers and blacks, Educational software, Business and education
Dennis Hightower Retires as President of Walt Disney's TV and Telecommunications Unit
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Dennis F. Hightower, Walt Disney Company
Cecil Fielder and Barry Bonds Top List of 10 Highest Paid Blacks in Baseball
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Black baseball players (Salaries)
Chicago Bulls Make NBA History as First Team to Win 70 Games in a Season
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Chicago Bulls (Basketball team), Basketball records
Black Attorney Represents Client who Won $2.5 Million Racial Bias Suit Against Chicago Law Firm
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Abbey G. Hairston, Lawrence D. Mungin, Katten, Muchin, & Zavis, Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices), Black lawyers
Black Child Gun Deaths Rampant in the U.S.
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Gunshot wounds, Black children (Mortality)

Margaret A. Dixon Becomes First Black President of American Association of Retired Persons
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Margaret A. Dixon, American Association of Retired Persons
Clinton Names Raines 1st Black Budget Chief; Picks Kantor to Replace Ron Brown
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Mickey Kantor (American Secretary of commerce.), Franklin D. Raines (American financial services executive.), United States Office of Management and Budget, United States Dept. of Commerce
Obituary
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Charles Alfred Anderson; d. 1996
Rod Carew's Daughter, Michelle, Dies of Leukemia
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Michelle Carew (daughter of Rod Carew and leukemia patient.), Rod Carew (American baseball player.); 1945-, Leukemia (Mortality)

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