He was the author of “How the Irish Became White” and sought to eliminate racial categories.

“We want to know our own history,” the self-taught scientist once said. “Who were the first Americans? When did they get here? How did they get here?”

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He was the first black chief executive of Kaiser, one of the country’s largest nonprofit health plans.

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Her puppet character became a fixture of “The Ed Sullivan Show” and was especially popular in Latin America and Japan.

His early album covers for the Beatles created a visual identity for the band as it rose to fame.

A Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany, she took over the family business and built it into a giant, with sales last year of nearly $3 billion.

Working in the United States, she became one of the most forceful advocates for the divestment of stock in companies that did business in apartheid-era South Africa.

His novels “Frog” and “Interstate” were nominated for the National Book Award.

He later worked in radio and television and taught at schools including UMBC and Cornell.

Dr. Tévoédjrè, of Benin, served for two years as Annan’s special representative to the Ivory Coast, the West African country where a 1999 coup shattered decades of prosperity and calm, displacing hundreds of thousands of people.

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He was also the author of “A Lesson Before Dying,” about racial injustice in his native Louisiana.

Her role at the 1968 Mexico City Games opened an Olympic season that reverberated far beyond the world of sports.

She sold more than 35 million records and starred in “Purple Noon,” based on the novel “The Talented Mr. Ripley.”

A military widow, she spent almost 70 years praying for the return of her highly decorated husband’s remains from a Korean battlefield.

His catch phrase to his audience: “Above all, lots and lots of love.”

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He took third place on the reality show’s inaugural season.

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He earned Tony and Oscar nominations for his romantic comedy “Same Time, Next Year.”

He served on the House Judiciary Committee and was instrumental in passing legislation to ban fully automatic firearms.

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He spent nearly 12 years in Soviet prisons, psychiatric hospitals and forced labor and later became an outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

He had an increasingly prominent role after the death of bandleader Lowell George.

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