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Holder Nominated for No. 2 at U.S. Justice Dept
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Eric Holder (American lawyer.), United States Dept. of Justice
Two Black Women Set Diplomatic Records in Europe
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Harriet Elam, Mattie Sharpless, United States Dept. of State Foreign Service, United States (Diplomatic and consular service, Western Europe)
Rev. Jesse Jackson Announces Settlement for Black Chicago Contractors Working on $46 Million Museum Garage Project
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Carter's Excavating and Grading (Firm), Black contractors, Chicago (Ill.) (Protests, demonstrations, etc)
Secretary of Army Rejects Call for Outside Investigation of Sex Probe
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Togo Dennis West; 1942-., United States Army Ordnance Center and School, United States Army (Race relations, Crimes and misdemeanors), Servicemen (Sexual behavior), Servicewomen (Crimes against), Sexual harassment in the military, Rape
Reward Tips Leads to Arrest of 18-year-old Russian Immigrant in Murder of Ennis Cosby; Police Cite Random Robbery as Motive; More Arrests Pos...
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Mikhail Markhasev, Ennis Cosby; 1969-1997 (Murder)
Maryland County Blacks Protest 'gorilla' Comment by White School Desegregation Specialist
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Robert E. Shoenberg, Jerome Clark, Racial slurs, Black school superintendents and principals, Public schools (Desegregation), Prince Georges County (Md.) (Education, Race relations)
Eighty Black College Presidents Hear Clinton's Plans for Higher Education at White House Meeting
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Bill Clinton; 1946-., Black colleges and universities (Federal aid), Black college presidents
Obituary
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LaVern Baker; 1929-1997
Coca-Cola Invests $360 Million Into South Africa, Zimbabwe and Tanzania
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Coca-Cola Company, Investments, American (Zimbabwe, Tanzania, South Africa)
Guard Found Hiding in Bank's Basement More Than a Day After Deadly Shooting in a Detroit Bank
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Virene Brown, Comerica Incorporated, Murder, Bank robberies, Detroit (Mich.) (Crime)

Cleve McDowell, Second Black Student to Attend Ole Miss, Found Shot to Death; Client Charged
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Juanrez Webb, Cleve McDowell; d. 1997, Murder, Drew (Miss.) (Crime)
Obituary
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Christopher Boatwright
Obituary
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Cheddi Jagan; 1918-1997
Sister Gives Philly Woman Kidney After Kidney Donated by Her Brother in 1979 Fails
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Karen Cooper-Conway, Kidneys (Transplantation), Donation of organs, tissues, etc
Dr. Leon Tarver Named President of Southern University System
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Leon R. Tarver, Southern University
Police Commission Denies Los Angeles' 1st Black Police Chief, Willie Williams, a Second Term
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Willie L. Williams, Black police chiefs, Los Angeles (Calif.) (Police)
Virginia State Government Asks Supreme Court to Save Majority-black Congressional District
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United States Supreme Court, Black suffrage, Apportionment (Election law), Virginia (Politics and government)
Retired Archbishop of South Africa Desmond Tutu Honored at Jackie Robinson Foundation Annual Dinner
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Desmond Tutu (South African archbishop.), Jackie Robinson Foundation, Robie Awards
Cuba Gooding Jr. 'Jerry Maguire' Movie Role Makes Him an Oscar Favorite
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Cuba Gooding (American actor.), Cameron Crowe (American screenwriter and film director); 1957- (Reviews), Jerry Maguire (Motion picture) (Reviews)
Are Rappers Predicting Their Own Deaths?
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Tupac Shakur (American rapper and actor) (Murder), Notorious B.I.G. (Musician) (American rap musician.), Rap musicians (Crimes against)

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