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Asst. Atty. Gen. Deval Patrick Says Administration Ready for Affirmative Action Battle
Deval L. Patrick (American governor.); 1956-, United States Supreme Court (Decisions), United States Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division, Minority business enterprises (Federal aid), Affirmative action, Government contracts
Harry Belafonte Lends His Support to National Afro-American Museum in Ohio
Harry Belafonte (American singer and actor.), National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center (Wilberforce, Ohio)
Justice Thomas Cast Deciding Vote in Cases that Threatened Affirmative Action
Clarence Thomas (American Supreme Court justice.), United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Affirmative action, Government contracts, Public schools (Desegregation), Minority business enterprises (Federal aid), Kansas City (Mo.) (Education)
Five Whites Suspended After Racial Message Appears in High School Yearbook in Connecticut
High schools (Race relations), Racial slurs, High school yearbooks, Greenwich (Conn.) (Education)
Michael Jackson and Wife Lisa Marie Presley Reveal Intimate Side as Lovers, Parents and Best Friends
Michael Jackson (American singer and songwriter.); 1958-2009, Lisa Marie Presley (daughter of American singer Elvis Presley.), PrimeTime live (Television program) (Reviews)
Four Blacks Among 24 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship Winners
Bryan Stevenson (lawyer and human rights activist.); 1959-, Donald R. Hopkins (American physician.), Virginia Hamilton (American children's author and young adult novelist.); 1936-2002, Octavia E. Butler (American science fiction novelist.); 1947-2006, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Indiana Black Expo to Hold 25th Anniversary Summer Celebration
Indiana Black Expo
Drexler Family Barbeque Business Reaps Benefits from Success of NBA Champion Houston Rockets Star Clyde Drexler
Clyde Drexler (American basketball player and coach.); 1962-, Houston (Tex.) (Restaurants)
Opa-Locka, FL, Mayor Robert Ingram Re-elected President of National Conference of Black Mayors
Robert Ingram, National Conference of Black Mayors
WBO Champ Riddick Bowe KOs Challenger Gonzalez in 6th Round
Riddick Bowe, Jorge Luis Gonzalez, Boxing

Helen G. Edmonds; 1911-1995
Education Department Orders Georgia School District to End Racial Tracking
Corkin Cherubini, School superintendents and principals, Ability grouping in education, Blacks (Education), Calhoun County (Ga.) (Education)
Judge Returns Baby to Parents Mistakenly Suspected of Abuse
Gregory Bryant-Bruce, Shaken child syndrome, Child welfare (Tennessee)
Retired Coal Miner Wins $20 Million Illinois Lotto
Leonard Sanders, Lottery winners, Lotteries (Illinois)
James Toney Captures WBU Light Heavyweight Title; Knocks Out Alfredo Delgado
James Toney, Alfredo Delgado, Boxing
Houston Rockets Prove Critics Wrong as They Repeat as NBA Champions
Houston Rockets (Basketball team), Basketball, Professional (Championships)
Bloody Gloves Appear to be a Poor Fit on O.J. Simpson
O. J. Simpson; 1947- (Murder case, 1994, Criminal trial)

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