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NAACP Chairman Fights Barnes Foundation Court Petition

January 26, 2003

The cash-strapped Barnes Foundation wants to move its art collection from a Philadelphia suburb to the city so that it can attract more patrons, but Julian Bond claims the move could be construed as "racially hostile"....

Philanthropist Irene Diamond Dies at 92

January 24, 2003

At her death, she was president of the Irene Diamond Fund, which she established in 1994 to support, in particular, the performing arts and the fight against AIDS....