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Black Colleges Across U.S. Targets of Hate Mail
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Colleges and universities (Race relations), Hate mail
Bronx Man Wins $100 Million Millennium Millions Jackpot in New York; Largest Winnings Ever There
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Johnnie Ely, Lottery winners, Lotteries (New York (State))
Wealthy White Students Using SAT Disability Program to Boost Scores
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Scholastic Assessment Test, Learning disabilities, Minorities (Education)
Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter Fights Against Death Penalty
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Rubin Carter
DNA Clears Texas Man who Spent 16 Years in Prison on Rape Charge
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A. M. Butler, DNA fingerprints (Forensic use), Rape, Criminal justice, Administration of (Texas), Miscarriage of justice
John Street Sworn in as Philadelphia's New Mayor; Promises to Aid Blighted Neighborhoods
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John F. Street; 1943-., Philadelphia (Pa.) (Politics and government)
Vanessa L. Williams Portrays a Heroic Woman who Battles Racism and Religious Politics in Cable TV Movie 'The Courage to Love'.
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Vanessa Williams (American singer and actress.), Courage to love (Television program) (Reviews)
N.Y. State to Pay $8 Million to Inmates for 1971 Attica Riot
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Attica Correctional Facility (N.Y.) (Riot, 1971), Class actions
Rae Carruth is Indicted for Murder in Pregnant Girlfriend's Death
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Rae Carruth; 1974-., Contract murder, Football players (Crime), Charlotte (N.C.) (Crime)
Jim Brown Faces Jail Time for Refusing Terms of Probation for Vandalizing His Wife's Car
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Jim Brown (American football player and actor.); 1936-, Monique Brown, Wife abuse, Trials (California)

Roy E. Glapion, Jr. 64, Distinguished New Orleans City Councilman, Succumbs
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Roy E. Glapion
Mary Grady, Community Relations Specialist for U.S. Census Bureau Chicago Office, Dies
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Mary Grady
NBC and ABC Sign Pacts with NAACP to Add Minorities at Those Networks
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American Broadcasting Companies, Inc, National Broadcasting Co., Inc, Minorities in the television broadcasting industry, Blacks in the television broadcasting industry
Scary Spice and Husband Separate
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Melanie Brown (English singer.), Jimmy Gulzar
Chris Tucker to Receive $20 Million to Star in Sequel to 'Rush Hour'.
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Chris Tucker
Samuel L. Jackson Made More Movies Than Any Other Actor During the 1990s
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Samuel L. Jackson
Ebony Celebrates Love in February Issue Featuring the 10 Hottest Couples
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Ebony (Periodical), Black celebrity couples
Carl Ware Accepts New Executive Position at the Coca-Cola Company
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Carl Ware, Coca-Cola Company
Alleged Illegitimate Daughter of Dizzy Gillespie Files Lawsuit Against His Widow and Music Company
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Jean Bryson Tomas, Dizzy Gillespie (American trumpet player.); 1917-1993, Lorraine Gillespie, Dizlo Music Corporation
Peter Warrick Leads Florida State University to Sugar Bowl Championship
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Peter Warrick; 1977-., Florida State University (Football), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Football), Football, College (Bowl games)
NBA Players Donate $10,000 to Memphis Boy who Lived with Mother's Corpse
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Travis Butler, Basketball players (Charitable contributions)
Tiger Woods Wins Fifth Consecutive PGA Golf Tournament
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Tiger Woods; 1975-., PGA Championship (Golf tournament)
Vice President Al Gore Announces U.S. Pledge to Combat AIDS in Africa
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Al Gore (American vice-president.); 1948-, United Nations Security Council, United Nations (United States), AIDS (Disease) (Africa)
TLC Gets Six Grammy Nominations; Whitney and Lauryn Hill Also Up for Awards
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TLC (Musical group), Grammy Awards
Oscar Show to Cut Out Debbie Allen's Choreography
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Debbie Allen, Academy Awards (Choreography)
Sidney Poitier Saluted in 'American Masters' Special
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Sidney Poitier (American actor and film director.)

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