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President Clinton, Gore and Bush Address NAACP Convention
Bill Clinton (American president.); 1946-, Al Gore (American vice-president); 1948- (Presidential campaign, 2000), George W. Bush (American president) (Presidential campaign, 2000), National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
U.S. Probes Philadelphia Police Beating
Thomas Jones, Police brutality (Video recordings), Philadelphia (Pa.) (Police)
Chicago Alderman Edward Burke Seeks Clemency for Ex-Illinois Congressman Mel Reynolds
Mel Reynolds (American congressman.); 1952-, Edward M. Burke (American city alderman.), Sentences (Criminal procedure) (Illinois), Black congressmen (Sexual behavior)
Housing and Urban Development Dept. Headquarters in D.C. is Renamed for Robert C. Weaver, 1st Black to Head Dept
Robert Clifton Weaver (American Secretary of housing and urban development and educator.); 1907-1997, United States Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Black Newspaper Publisher John J. Oliver Sr., 86, Dies in Maryland
John J. Oliver; d. 2000
Photo of New Jersey's White Governor Frisking Unarmed Black Man Draws Minorities' Criticism; She Won't Apologize
Christine Todd Whitman, Racial profiling, State police (New Jersey), New Jersey (Race relations)
Removal of Black Woman's Gallbladder by Robot Heralds New Surgical Era in U.S.
Kimberly Briggs, Robots (Medical use), Gallbladder (Surgery)
Derek Jeter Leads American League to Victory in 2000 Baseball All-star Game
Derek Jeter; 1974-., Baseball, Professional (All-star games)
Cowboys' Irvin Retires; Starts New Career as Television Sportscaster
Michael Irvin (American football player.); 1966-, Fox Sports Net
Duncan Says No to Magic, Stays with Spurs
Tim Duncan; 1976-., San Antonio Spurs (Basketball team), Orlando Magic (Basketball team), National Basketball Association

Splash Into Shape with Water Workouts
Water exercises
Rev. Vashti McKenzie Makes History as 1st Female AME Bishop
Vashti McKenzie (American bishop.); 1947-, Women and religion (African Methodist Episcopal Church)
King Estate Settles Lawsuit Against CBS Over Rights to 'I Have a Dream' Speech
Martin Luther King (Jr.); 1929-1968 (Speeches, addresses, etc), CBS Corporation, Copyright (Speeches, addresses, etc), Videotapes (Speeches, addresses, etc)
Justice Department Investigates the Hanging Death of 17-year-old Youth in Mississippi
Raynard Johnson (high school student); d. 2000 (Death and burial), Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, United States Dept. of Justice
Eddie Murphy is the Klump Family in 'Nutty Professor II' Co-starring Janet Jackson
Eddie Murphy (American comedian and actor.), Janet Jackson (American singer.), Nutty professor II: the Klumps (Motion picture)
Heir of Bluesman Robert Johnson Faces Challenge to His Claim on Million-dollar Royalties
Robert Johnson (American blues guitarist and singer.); 1911-1938, Claud Johnson (American retired truck driver and son of blues musician Robert Johnson.), Copyright (Music), Royalties, Public domain (Copyright law)

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