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Mel Farr, Former NFL Running Back and Business Titan, Dies at 70

Top BE 100s entrepreneur was an auto industry leader and minority dealer advocate

Mel Farr, former Detroit Lions running back and black business titan whose company dominated the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Poet Jayne Cortez Passes Away at 78

Cortez, a pioneer of spoken word poetry, was the recipient of an American Book Award

Award-winning American poet Jayne Cortez died on Friday December 28

By Makkada B. Selah

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