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Black Buying Power Projected to Surpass $450 Billion in 1997: Study
Black consumers, Purchasing power
First Black Labor Secretary Alexis Herman Recalls She Learned Perseverance from Her Father
Alexis Herman (American Secretary of labor and management consultant.); 1947-, Alex Herman, Ku Klux Klan, Blacks (History, Alabama)
National Conference of Black Mayors Holds 23rd Annual Convention in St. Louis
National Conference of Black Mayors
Why Teen Sex Rate is Decreasing
Youth (Sexual behavior)
Roaches Cause Asthma in Inner-city Kids: Study
Asthma (Causes), Cockroaches, Inner cities, Allergy in children, Asthma in children
Former Prostitute Names Former Pimp in 1963 Manhattan Murder
Vernice Bennett, Lawrence Henry, Lawrence Bart, Prostitution, Murder, New York (N.Y.) (Crime)
High-ranking Pittsburgh Business Woman Commits Suicide Amidst Job Shake-up
Dianna Green; 1946-1997, Duquesne Light Co, Resumes (Employment) (Ethical aspects), Black women (Suicide), Black women executives (Dismissal)
Experts Tell how to Set Age-appropriate Limits for Teens
Youth (Management and training)
Army's Top Enlisted Man Denies Sexual Misconduct Charges
Gene C. McKinney, United States Army (Crimes and misdemeanors), Sexual harassment in the military, Servicemen (Sexual behavior), Servicewomen (Crimes against)
Gone Fishin'.
Christopher Cain (Reviews), Gone fishin' (Motion picture) (Reviews)

Mary J. Blige at Peace with Hit New Album and Positive Outlook on Life
Mary J. Blige
Altovise Davis, Wife of Late Entertainer Sammy Davis Jr., Settles $7 Million Dispute with IRS Against Husband's Estate
Sammy Davis (Jr., American actor and singer.), Altovise Davis (wife of American singer and actor Sammy Davis, Jr.), United States Internal Revenue Service, Inheritance tax
Beautician Cornelia Preston Continues to Do Hair at 93 in Pascagoula, MS.
Cornelia Preston (hairstylist.), Black hairstylists, Pascagoula (Miss.) (Blacks)
Eddie Murphy Maintains His Innocence After Picking Up 20-year-old Transvestite Prostitute
Atisone Seiuli (transvestite prostitute.), Eddie Murphy (American comedian and actor.), Male prostitution, Transvestism, West Hollywood (Calif.) (Moral conditions)
The Jackson 5, Parliament-Funkadelic Inducted Into Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame
George Clinton, Jackson 5 (Musical group), Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
Michael Jackson Sees Concert Promoter in German Prison; Had to Show ID After Look-alike Tried to Enter
Michael Jackson (American singer and songwriter.); 1958-2009, Marcel Avram, Mama Concerts (Firm), Prisons (Visitors, Identification), Tax evasion (Germany), Americans (Germany), Munich (Germany) (Prisons)

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