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Ex-NYC Mayor Dinkins Recovering Following Heart Surgery
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David Dinkins (American mayor.); 1927-, Angioplasty
Leading Ebola Expert Claims Possible Cure for Deadly Virus
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Jean-Jacques Muyembe Tamfum, Blood (Transfusion), Ebola virus, Kikwit (Congo: Democratic Republic) (Public health)
Number of Inmates in America's State and Federal Prisons is on the Rise: Report
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Prisoners (Statistics), Black prisoners (Statistics)
87-year-old Woman Donates $150,000 to University of Southern Mississippi
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Oseola McCarty (American washerwoman and philanthropist.), Oseola McCarty Scholarship Fund, University of Southern Mississippi
Las Vegas Sprint Telephone Directory Cover Offends Residents; Incites Action
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Sprint Corporation, Telephone directory covers, Racial slurs, Las Vegas (Nev.) (Race relations)
Former White House Chef Helps Inmates Change Lives
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William E. Smith, Cooking (Study and teaching), Prisons (Virginia), Prisoners (Vocational education)
Lack of Marriage License Doesn't Stop Gay Men in New York from Exchanging Vows
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Phillip Storrs, Toshav Storrs, Gay marriage (New York (State))
American Bar Association Backs Affirmative Action
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American Bar Association, Affirmative action
Group 'Solo' Latest Hit Recording Artists from Award-winning Producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis
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Solo (Musical group)
Ex-radical of the '60s, H. Rap Brown, Charged in Atlanta Shooting
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Jamil Al-Amin; 1943-., Atlanta (Ga.) (Crime)

Riddick Bowe Celebrates 28th Birthday with Birth of Daughter, Visit by Friend Evander Holyfield
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Evander Holyfield, Riddick Bowe
10 Jazz Greats Latest Legends in U.S. Postal Service's American Music Stamp Series
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Jazz musicians on postage stamps
John Henry Stanford, Retired Army General, Named Seattle Superintendent of Schools
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John H. Stanford; 1938-1998, Black school superintendents and principals (Selection and appointment), Seattle (Wash.) (Education)
Dr. Bernard Harris Jr., 1st Black Astronaut to Walk in Space, Inspires D.C. Youth
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Bernard A. Harris (American astronaut and physician.); 1956-, Education (Washington (D.C.))
Journalist Abu-Jamal Gets Stay of Execution
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Mumia Abu-Jamal, Capital punishment (Pennsylvania)
Sprinter Michael Johnson Leads Way with Unprecedented Win at World Track Championships
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Michael Johnson (American sprinter.); 1967-, Track and field athletics
Paramedic Halts Aid when He Finds Out Patient is Transvestite: Witnesses
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Tyrone Michael Hunter, Paramedics (Professional ethics), Transvestism, Washington (D.C.) (Medical care)
Legendary Black Stars Forecast Bright Future Despite Racist Detours in TV, Movies and Theatres
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National Black Theatre Festival

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