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Alexis Herman Gets Senate OK as 1st Black Labor Secretary
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Alexis Herman (American Secretary of labor and management consultant.); 1947-, United States Congress Senate (Voting), United States Dept. of Labor
Powell, Woods, Jordan Most Popular Americans
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Colin L. Powell (American Secretary of state.); 1937-, Tiger Woods (American golfer.); 1975-, Michael Jordan (American basketball player.); 1963-, Public opinion
Volunteer Summit Ends with Pledges and Promises to Help Disadvantaged Children
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Presidents' Summit for America's Future
Retired Petty Officer Receives Navy Cross More Than 50 Years After World War II Heroics
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Robert Jones, United States Navy (Blacks), World War, 1939-1945 (Blacks)
Maxima Corporation's Father-son Legal Battle Settled
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Joshua I. Smith (American computer industry executive.); 1941-, Maxima Corporation
Single Maryland Mother Encourages Four Children to Seek Careers in U.S. Navy
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Lynn Bowens, United States Navy (Blacks), Single mothers, Baltimore (Md.) (Blacks)
Percy Sutton Named Black Leadership Forum's 1st Lamplighter
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Percy E. Sutton (American municipal official, broadcasting executive and civil rights activist.); 1920-2009, Black Leadership Forum, Lamplighter Awards
Civil Rights Leader James Farmer Honored in Congress
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James Farmer (American civil rights leader.); 1920-1999, United States Congress House, Blacks (Civil rights, History)
Charles R. Gladman Becomes First Black Fire Chief of Akron, OH.
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Charles R. Gladman, Black fire chiefs, Akron (Ohio) (Firefighters)
Chase Manhattan, NAREB and Fannie Mae Join Forces to Increase Minority Home Ownership
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National Association of Real Estate Brokers, Fannie Mae, Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A., Blacks (Housing)

John H. Johnson Among Six Inducted Into this Year's Junior Achievement National Business Hall of Fame
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John H. Johnson (American magazine publisher.); 1918-2005, Business Hall of Fame
Charles Freeman Slated to Become Illinois Supreme Court's First Black Chief Justice
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Charles Freeman, Illinois Supreme Court
Larry Johnson Denies Paternity Claim of Los Angeles Model
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Larry Johnson (American basketball player.), Laura Tate, Paternity
Murphy was Trying to be a 'Good Samaritan' when He Picked Up Transvestite Prostitute: Publicist
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Eddie Murphy (American comedian and actor.), Atisone Seiuli (transvestite prostitute.), Male prostitution, Transvestism, West Hollywood (Calif.) (Moral conditions)
Ella Fitzgerald's Estate Makes Donations to Smithsonian and the Library of Congress
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Ella Fitzgerald (American singer) (Archives), National Museum of American History (U.S.), Library of Congress
Josephine Baker's Career Celebrated in Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit
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Josephine Baker (American actress, singer and dancer); 1906-1975 (Exhibitions), Americans (History, Exhibitions, France), Paris (France) (Blacks, History, Exhibitions)
Jordan, Pippen Have Special On-and-off Court Relationship
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Michael Jordan (American basketball player.); 1963-, Scottie Pippen (American basketball player.)
Blacks Find Opportunity and Success as NBA Coaches
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Black basketball coaches
The Artist Formerly Known as Prince Enjoys Musical Freedom with Hit Album 'Emancipation'.
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Prince
Blacks Losing Political Clout to Hispanics in Los Angeles
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Blacks (Political activities), Hispanic Americans (Political activities), Hispanic Americans and blacks, Los Angeles (Calif.) (Politics and government, Blacks)
Black Stuntwomen in Movies and TV.
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Stuntmen and stuntwomen

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