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Affirmative Action Upheld by Supreme Court as Remedy for on Job Bias
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United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices), Affirmative action in employment
Study Shows Black Mayors to Increase in Number
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Black mayors
Black Police Gather in D.C. to Mourn Comrades; Network for Greater Effectiveness
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National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives
Americans Mark the 100th Birthday of Miss Liberty
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Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.) (Centennial celebration, 1986)
NAACP Confab Echoes Call to End S. African Apartheid
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Apartheid
Barnett 1st Black Head of a Univ. of Missouri Campus
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Marguerite Barnett, University of Missouri--St. Louis
Teacher Suspended After Racial Name-calling
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Denis Eckart, Milwaukee (Wis.) (Education, Race relations)
Cleveland Schools Chief Resigns Under Pressure
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Ronald A. Boyd, Black school superintendents and principals (Resignation), Cleveland (Ohio) (Education)
Black Women Have More Hysterectomies
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Hysterectomy, Black women (Medical care)
Experts Doubt Development of Pill to Fight Fat
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Insulin, Biological control systems, Weight reducing products

Black Wins $830,000 in Police Brutality Suit
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Joe Dean Shaw, Police brutality, Oklahoma City (Okla.) (Police)
S. Africa Declares 'war' on Blacks, Mandela Says
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Winnie Mandela, Apartheid
King Center Grapples with World Violence; Atlanta's Young to Keynote Confab
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King Center (Atlanta, Ga.)
Pair Hanged in Malaysia Contrasts U.S. Drug Woes
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Hanging (Malaysia), Capital punishment (Malaysia), Narcotics laws and regulations (Malaysia)
Grieving Star's Fiancee Laments Rogers' Bad Image
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Don Rogers; 1962-1986, Cocaine, Football players (Drug use)
Obituary
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Pearl A. Watson; d. 1986
Obituary
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Charles Chew; 1922-1986
Charles Anderson to be Cited by Aviation Group
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Charles Alfred Anderson; d. 1996, National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)
Roy West Gets 3rd Term as Richmond Mayor; and Other Blacks Win Big in Virginia
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Roy West, Virginia (Politics and government)
Lucas Gets Robertson Nod in Bid for Mich. Gov. Seat
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William Lucas, Pat Robertson, Michigan (Politics and government)
Blacks Must Use Ballot to Desegregate Schools
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Public schools (Desegregation), Blacks (Political activities)
NEA Prexy Backs National Teaching Standards Board
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Mary Hatwood Futrell, Teachers (Qualifications), Education (Standards)
Half of New Mothers Back to Work Within a Year
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Mothers (Employment)
President Reagan Gets Shocking Study on Status of Blacks
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Blacks (Employment)
Blacks in Kittrell, N.C. Picket White Store Owner
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Boycott, Kittrell (N.C.) (Race relations)
Blacks Control Life, Death of Their Businesses: NBL.
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Black business enterprises, Black consumers
Nigerian Military Gov't Adopts Economic Reforms
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Nigeria (Economic policy)
Floyd Named Interim Prexy at Tenn. State University
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Otis Floyd, Tennessee State University
1st Black Woman Named President in SUNY Post
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L. Eudora Pettigrew, State University of New York College at Old Westbury
Justice Dept. Likely to Rule AIDS Victims are Handicapped
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United States Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division, AIDS (Disease) (Legal aspects)
Blacks Place High Value on Children and Elderly
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Black family
Surrogate Mom Delivers Triplets for Her Sister
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Triplets, Surrogate mothers
Find Elderly Independent Despite Their Age: Study
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Aged (Housing)
New York Car Inspector Wins $11 Million Lotto
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Felipe Hassell, Lottery winners
Stevie Wonder Appears at Benefit Concert for Indians
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Stevie Wonder (American singer and songwriter.), Navajo Indians, Hopi Indians, Rock concerts (Benefit performances), Native Americans (Land tenure)
Passaic, N.J., Woman Wins $4.5 Million in Lottery
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Ella Johnson, Lottery winners, Lotteries (New Jersey)
O.J., Marcus Allen Team Up for Cable TV Series
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O. J. Simpson (American football player and sportscaster.); 1947-, Marcus Allen (American football player.); 1960-
Training Camp
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Training camp (Television program) (Reviews)
Book by Nelson Mandela Chronicles 40 Years in ANC.
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Nelson Mandela (South African president.), African National Congress, Political prisoners (South Africa), Apartheid
'Karate Kid' Star Tells how Blacks Kept Him in Show Biz
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Pat Morita (Japanese-American actor.); 1932-2005
NFL Draftee Busted on Drug Rap Awaits Trial
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Willie Smith (American football player.), Cocaine, Football players (Drug use)
Bill Russell, K.C. Jones in Olympic Hall, But Other Black Stars Overlooked
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U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame
Women Basketball Stars Find Life After College with New Pro League
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National Women's Basketball Association
Ex-NFL Star Henderson Plans a 'Hollywood' Ending
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Thomas Henderson (American football player.), Football players (Drug use)
Ex-pitcher Mudcat Grant Takes a Swing for Golfers
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Jim Grant, Golf (Tournaments), Black golfers
Sammy Davis, Jr. Gives Daughter in Marriage
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Sammy Davis (Jr.)
Teddy Pendergrass Injured in Van Crash Near Philly
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Teddy Pendergrass (American soul singer.), Traffic accidents (Pennsylvania)
Whoopi to Star in Upcoming Comic Movie
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Whoopi Goldberg (American actress.)

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