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Ex-Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy Acquitted of All 30 Bribery Charges
Mike Espy; 1953-., United States Dept. of Agriculture, Government employees (Gifts), Conflict of interests (Public office), Trials (Washington (D.C.))
Baltimore Mayor Kurt Schmoke Says He Will Not Seek Re-election
Kurt Schmoke; 1949-., Baltimore (Md.) (Politics and government)
Burrell Advertising Founder Honored by Chicago Ad Federation
Thomas Burrell (American advertising executive.); 1939-, Chicago Advertising Federation, Burrell Advertising Inc, Advertising (Awards)
Black Woman Strip-searched at Airport Joins Class-action Lawsuit Against U.S. Customs
Gwendolyn Richards, U.S. Customs Service, O'Hare International Airport, Narcotics laws and regulations, Women (Drug use), Blacks (Drug use, Civil rights), Strip searches, Racial profiling
Should You Tell If Someone's Mate is Cheating?
Adultery, Friendship
White Mayor of Jasper, AL, OKs Stops of 'suspicious' Whites in Black Areas
Narcotics laws and regulations, Blacks (Drug use), Jasper (Ala.) (Traffic regulations, Police)
Earl G. Graves Agrees to Sell Stake in D.C. Pepsi Franchise Back to Pepsi-Cola Co.; Will Assume New Role with Pepsi-Cola North America
Earl G. Graves (Jr.), PepsiCo, Inc, Pepsi-Cola of Washington, D.C., L.P., Blacks in the soft drink industry
Shirley Temple Recalls that Bias Experienced by 'Bojangles' Robinson Taught Her about Racism
Shirley Temple Black (American actress and diplomat.); 1928-, Bill Robinson (American tap dancer.); 1878-1949, Blacks in motion pictures
Noted Attorney Elaine R. Jones Among 1998 Sara Lee Frontrunner Awards Recipients
Elaine R. Jones, Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Sara Lee Frontrunner Awards
George Haley, New U.S. Ambassador to Gambia, Takes His Post in Capital City Banjul
George Haley, United States (Diplomatic and consular service, Gambia)

Dr. John L. Smith Jr. Elected New Fisk President
John L. Smith, Fisk University
Experts Give Six Tips for Smart Holiday Eating
Dieting, Christmas entertaining
Former NY Prison Inmate Wins $1.25 Million Settlement for Wrongful Murder Conviction
Betty Tyson (American prostitute wrongfully imprisoned for murder.), Miscarriage of justice, Murder, Criminal justice, Administration of (New York (State)), Rochester (N.Y.) (Crime, History)
You've Got Mail
Nora Ephron (Reviews), You've got mail (Motion picture) (Reviews)
Performer Clayton 'Peg Leg' Bates Dies at 91 in South Carolina
Peg Leg Bates; 1907-1998
Wesley Snipes, Alfre Woodard Star in Maya Angelou's Family Movie, 'Down in the Delta'.
Wesley Snipes (American actor.), Alfre Woodard (American actress.), Maya Angelou (American poet and memoirist) (Reviews), Down in the Delta (Motion picture) (Reviews)

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