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December 13, 1993 | DAVE LESHER, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
Should Santa Ana be the metropolitan downtown for an increasingly cosmopolitan Orange County? Or is it California's largest Latino city and a showcase for the multicultural experience? The two profiles overlap, but the debate that has developed here reveals a city with an identity crisis. Increasingly, there are two sides arguing the city's future, and concerns exist about a widening gap within the community.
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April 22, 2000 | From Reuters
Key southern African leaders have rallied behind President Robert Mugabe, urging the West to provide funds for land redistribution and defuse the mounting political crisis in Zimbabwe. Presidents Thabo Mbeki of South Africa, Sam Nujoma of Namibia and Joaquim Chissano of Mozambique said after talks with Mugabe at Victoria Falls on Friday that Western governments should make good on their promise at a 1998 donor conference to finance land reform.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 12, 1996 | BILL BOYARSKY
It looked so familiar--the gloves, the stocking cap, the black defendant, claiming his innocence against the testimony of a white cop who some jurors had trouble believing. But this wasn't the O.J. Simpson trial that we jurors were hearing in Department M of the Santa Monica courthouse. We were called on to judge the case of the People vs.
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April 17, 2000 | From Associated Press
Despite the killing of a farmer and the severe beatings of five others, President Robert Mugabe on Sunday defended the takeovers of white-owned farms by armed black squatters whom he portrayed as heroes fighting inequality in land ownership. Mugabe's comments, which came a day after two opposition party members were killed in a firebomb attack in this former British colony, contradicted an appeal by his government Thursday for the squatters to abandon the plots.
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January 18, 1990 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
UC Berkeley, whose admissions decisions regarding Asian-Americans have been scrutinized by the state, faces a federal investigation about possible discrimination against Anglo and Asian applicants, officials announced Wednesday. The U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 11, 1993
For the first time in the 37-year history of the school, white students at Cal State Northridge are in the minority, a development that mirrors the changing face of the San Fernando Valley, university officials said. The percentage of white students at the Northridge campus dipped to 49.2% this fall, down from a recent peak of 67.3% in 1986.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 14, 1999
African Americans are less likely than whites to receive surgery for early-stage lung cancer, a disparity that leads to a lower survival rate, researchers from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center report in today's New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Peter B. Bach and his colleagues analyzed data for nearly 11,000 Medicare patients over the age of 65 who were diagnosed with the most common form of lung cancer. They found that 76.
NEWS
September 13, 2000 | JOSH GETLIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
During a recent visit to a Rotary Club in suburban Westchester County, Hillary Rodham Clinton joked that when she drove past a nearby Saks Fifth Avenue store, "my heart started to beat. If I talk a little faster and leave a little early, you'll know where to find me." The comment might have seemed like a throwaway line, but there was also calculation behind it: In her tight race for the U.S.
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February 6, 1990 | SCOTT KRAFT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Only three days after lifting a ban on the African National Congress and other black guerrilla groups, the government sought Monday to reassure whites that it remains committed to fighting anarchy and will never sell out the white minority's interests. But the Conservative Party, the government's strongest opposition in Parliament, warned that "the Afrikaner nation is not prepared to live under an overwhelmingly ANC government," and it announced plans to undertake a white "freedom struggle."
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February 23, 1995 | From Times Staff Reports
Black Americans continue to lag whites in family income, the Census Bureau reported. The report said that black family income lost ground relative to white family income, even as the median income for black two-parent families rose 31%, from $26,880 in 1969 to $35,230 in 1993. Overall, the median black household income was $21,550 in 1993--virtually even with the inflation-adjusted $22,000 in 1969.
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