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Annual NAACP Report Card Fails Congress on Civil Rights Issues
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United States Congress (105th: 1997-1998), National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Colin Powell Turns Down Nomination for Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Award for Third Time
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Colin L. Powell; 1937-., Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Award
Blacks Face Off with Klan Marchers in Jasper, TX, Town where Black Man was Dragged to Death
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James Byrd (Jr.) (Murder), Ku Klux Klan, New Black Panther Party, Nation of Islam, Jasper (Tex.) (Race relations)
Pioneer Jet Photographer Maurice Sorrell Dies at Age 84 in Washington
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Maurice Sorrell
Students in Naval Academy Sex Scandal Cite Unfair Punishment
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Chris McCoy, United States Naval Academy (Football), Cadets (Sexual behavior), Women cadets (Crimes against)
Brandy Admits that Stage Fright May Keep Her from Touring
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Brandy (Singer), Stage fright
Singer Curtis Mayfield Has Leg Amputated
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Curtis Mayfield (American rhythm and blues singer.); 1942-1999, Black paralytics, Handicapped musicians, Amputees
Virginia Cop who Chased Down Youth Suspect in High School Shooting Praised at White House
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Ron Brown, Richmond (Va.) (School shootings, Police)
Reno Asked to Find why Alabama Church Burning Probe Focused on Black Voting in Rural County
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Janet Reno; 1938-., United States Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division, Black suffrage, Black church burnings, Elections (Corrupt practices), Greene County (Ala.) (Political corruption)
Employees Hired Under Affirmative Action Work as Well as Those who are Not, Study Finds
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Affirmative action, Minorities (Employment)

NY Board of Ed Allows Grandparents, Other Kin to Serve on PTAs
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New York (N.Y.) Board of Education, Grandparents, Parents' and teachers' associations
New Project Gives Black Colleges Role in Strengthening South African Higher Education
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United Negro College Fund, Black colleges and universities (South Africa), Educational exchanges, Economic assistance, American (South Africa)
Former Sha Na Na Lead Vocalist Sings New Tune as Law Professor at the University of Oregon
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Dennis Greene; 1949-., Sha Na Na (Musical group), University of Oregon School of Law, Black law teachers
Recipe of the Week: Summer Salad
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Coleslaw
Senators Applaud George Haley as Next Envoy to Gambia
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George Haley, United States (Diplomatic and consular service, Gambia)
U. of Pacific Center, Michael Olowokandi of Nigeria, Tops NBA Draft
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Michael Olowokandi; 1975-., University of the Pacific (Basketball), Los Angeles Clippers (Basketball team), Basketball, Professional (Draft)
When are Children Too Old to Live with Parents?
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Parent and adult child
Americans with Disabilities Act Covers HIV People with No AIDS Symptoms, Supreme Court Rules
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United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Americans with Disabilities Act, HIV viruses, AIDS (Disease) (Legal aspects), AIDS patients (Dental care), AIDS (Disease) and dentists
HBO Debuts the Annual 'Sinbad's Summer Jam 4: 70's Soul Music Festival'.
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Sinbad, Home Box Office, Sinbad's Summer Jam 4: 70's soul music festival (Television program) (Reviews), Cable television (Black music), Music festivals (Aruba)
Hit Producer-songwriter Jermaine Dupri Steps from Behind the Scene to Become Rap Artist
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Jermaine Dupri (American recording industry executive.)

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