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SKIP O'ROURKE | Times

Magic Johnson enthralls the crowd as he speaks at a luncheon held at the Tampa Marriott Waterside on Thursday. Johnson was the keynote speaker at the "Black, Brown and College Bound" summit being held this week in Tampa. The former NBA player is now a Major League Baseball owner, an entrepreneur, a philanthropist and a motivational speaker. To watch some of Johnson's speech, go to Links in Today's Times at tampabay.com.

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