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November 6, 1998
Local alumnae of Spelman College will honor former college President Johnnetta B. Cole, actress Esther Rolle and educator Betty Shabazz, posthumously, at an awards ceremony Saturday in West Hollywood. "We want to remember wonderful people who have contributed . . . and served as role models," said Marie Moore, spokeswoman for the National Alumnae Assn. of Spelman College, Hollywood / San Fernando Valley Chapter.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 6, 1998
Local alumnae of Spelman College will honor former college President Johnnetta B. Cole, actress Esther Rolle and educator Betty Shabazz, posthumously, at an awards ceremony Saturday in West Hollywood. "We want to remember wonderful people who have contributed . . . and served as role models," said Marie Moore, spokeswoman for the National Alumnae Assn. of Spelman College, Hollywood / San Fernando Valley Chapter.
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NEWS
September 8, 1996 | Associated Press
Johnnetta B. Cole, who saw Spelman College's financial stability and prestige take a large leap forward during her tenure as its president, is quitting to teach at Emory University. Cole, who leaves Spelman next June, said she would take a year off to write and travel before joining the Emory faculty in 1998.
NEWS
January 16, 1994 | From Times Wire Services
Hoping to counter the violence that one governor said would make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. weep, civil rights activists called on members of their communities to lay down their arms Saturday. "He would weep if he saw the grandsons and granddaughters of those who marched with him using violence to solve their problems," North Carolina Gov. James B. Hunt Jr. said of the slain civil rights leader, born 65 years ago Saturday. The national holiday is Monday.
BUSINESS
May 17, 1993 | From Associated Press
From Tokyo to L.A. to New York, the Japanese are saying black is beautiful. Trade talk is in the air. Japanese endowments to African-American institutions are rising. You can't be cool in Tokyo without Spike Lee's clothes. The mood has changed on both sides since the mid-1980s, when Japanese officials such as then-Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone offended African-Americans with racially charged comments implying that they have lower intelligence.
NATIONAL
September 28, 2005 | John-Thor Dahlburg, Times Staff Writer
On her answering machine, she was still greeting callers in the warm, sonorous voice that once was schooled to sing Strauss and Puccini, but which for years cajoled, hectored and scolded neighbors and others into saving an endangered piece of American and black history. "If I'm not here, guess what?" MaVynee Oshun Betsch asks playfully in her recorded message. "It's because I've evolved into a butterfly and I'm flying down on the beach."
NEWS
December 14, 1992 | Associated Press
Here is the list of participants for the economic conference: Paul Allaire, Xerox Corp., Stamford, Conn; Robert Allen, AT&T, Basking Ridge, N.J.; Edwin L. Artzt, Procter & Gamble Co., Cincinnati; Clarence Avant, Tabu Productions Inc., Los Angeles Mike Bailin, Public-Private Ventures, Philadelphia; Zoe Baird, Aetna Life Insurance, Hartford, Conn.; Dennis Bakke, Applied Energy Services Corp., Arlington, Va.; Jill Barad, Mattel Co., El Segundo, Calif.; Dave Barram, Apple Computer Inc.
MAGAZINE
April 9, 1995 | Sam Fulwood III, Sam Fulwood III is a staff writer in The Times' Washington bureau. His memoir, "Blue Chip Black," will be published by Doubleday/Anchor later this year
In the spring of 1992, Deborah Chasman, then a 28-year-old editor at Beacon Press in Boston, flew to Princeton University to meet with Cornel West. A professor of religion and political science, West had established himself as perhaps the country's preeminent left-wing thinker, and Chasman hoped to persuade him to put together a collection of essays.
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