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Clinton Marks First Year of Welfare to Work Plan at White House Event
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Bill Clinton; 1946-., Welfare to Work Partnership
Two Blacks Named MacArthur Foundation Fellows
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Charles Richard Johnson (American novelist and short story writer.); 1948-, Ishmael Reed (American novelist and poet.); 1938-, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Black Farmers Assn. Leader Says Agriculture Dept. Lawyer Referred to Him with Racial Slur
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John W. Boyd (American farmers' association executive.); 1965-, Teresa Gruber, National Black Farmers Association, United States Dept. of Agriculture, Nigger (Term)
John H. Johnson Receives Honorary Degree from Harvard University
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John H. Johnson (American magazine publisher.); 1918-2005, Harvard University, Degrees, Honorary
Little Rock Ministers Raise $68,000 to Convert Daisy Bates' Home There to a Museum
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Daisy Bates (American civil rights activist.), Little Rock (Ark.) (Religion, Blacks, Historic houses, sites, etc)
Jerry Brown Elected Mayor of Oakland, CA.
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Jerry Brown (American mayor and governor.); 1938-, Oakland (Calif.) (Politics and government)
Baltimore Boy, 9, Delivers Baby Sister
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Marvin Hayes, Childbirth at home
Patients' Failure to Take Medicine as Prescribed is Growing Health Problem
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Medication errors
Michael Jordan Has $10 Billion Impact on U.S. Economy
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Michael Jordan (American basketball player.); 1963-, Chicago Bulls (Basketball team), Basketball players (Salaries), Business and sports, Advertising (Testimonials), United States (Economic conditions)
Why So Many Americans are Overweight
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Obesity

Poem by Pioneering Poet-ex Slave Phillis Wheatley Sells for $68,500 at Christie's Auction
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Phillis Wheatley (American poet.); 1753-1784, Christie's International plc
First Black Diplomat in Southern Africa Returns to U.S. with Honor
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Bismarck Myrick, United States (Diplomatic and consular service, Southern Africa)
Lani Guinier Tells how to Turn a Setback Into a Stepping Stone in Book, 'Lift Every Voice'.
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Lani Guinier, United States Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division, Affirmative action, United States (Race relations)
'Magic' Johnson Enters the Talk Show Arena with 'The Magic Hour'.
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Earvin Johnson (American basketball player and coach.); 1959-, Magic hour (Television program) (Reviews), Television programs (Talk shows, Late night programs)
'Ragtime' Actress and 'The Lion King' Choreographer Take Home Tony Awards
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Audra McDonald (American singer and actress.), Garth Fagan (American dancer, director and choreographer.), Tony Awards
Rapper Master P Shows There's No Limit to His Success
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Master P (American rapper.), No Limit Records and Films (Firm)

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