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Stokes Gets House to OK $20 Mil. for Health Study
4
Blacks (Medical care)
Jackson is Still in Debt, Campaign Report Says
4
Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Campaign funds
Hawkins Slated to Chair a Powerful House Committee
4
Augustus F. Hawkins (American congressman.); 1907-2007, United States Congress House Committee on Education and Labor
Former Black Panther Gives Up House Race
5
Eldridge Cleaver; 1935-1998, California (Politics and government)
White Couple Wins Right to Adopt Black Child
5
Interracial adoption
Areas Selected to Test Housing Voucher Program
28
Housing vouchers
Scholarship Created for Women in Religion
29
Theology (Scholarships and fellowships), Women and religion
Wilfong Cut from SBA, Placed on Sea Rules Job
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Henry Wilfong, United States Small Business Administration, Black business enterprises (Federal aid), Government contracts
Four Black Alabama Mayors Elected; Major Loses in Selma Race
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Alabama (Politics and government)
Legree Daniels Faces Opposition in Bid to Retain GOP Group Leader Post
34
Legree Daniels (American government official.), Republican Party (U.S.), Black women (Political activities)

Bradley Appoints More Minority Commissioners
5
Tom Bradley; 1917-1998, Los Angeles (Calif.) (Politics and government)
Work Force No Longer Dominated by White Men
6
Labor supply
House Approves Bill to Increase Food Stamps
6
United States Congress House (Voting), Food stamp plan
Wife of D.C. Mayor Barry Reveals Public Harassment; Says He May Not Run Again
8
Marion Barry; 1936-., Washington (D.C.) (Politics and government)
Obituary
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Esther Phillips; 1935-1984
Black Insurance Execs Hold Confab in Chicago
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National Insurance Association
Blacks Need Mentors to Get Ahead: AKA Leader
14
Business mentors, Black women executives
Stanley Scott Named to Philip Morris Corp. Post
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Stanley S. Scott, Philip Morris, Inc
Suzette Charles: Lifetime Dream as Miss America Comes True
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Suzette Charles, Miss America Pageant
Dr. Lee Named Head of Surgery at Morehouse
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Arthur B. Lee, Morehouse School of Medicine
Blackmail Diet May Help Overweights, Book Says
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Dieting
States Use Competition to Improve Education
26
Education (Southern States), Educational tests and measurements
Predominately Black Prep School Honored
26
Blacks (Education), Catholic schools, Saint Louis (Mo.) (Education)
Omega Psi Phi Buys Home of Col. Young
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Charles Young; 1864-1922, Xenia (Ohio) (Historic houses, sites, etc)
Authors Discourage Blacks from Sports
27
Black athletes
Anti-drug Abuse Program Started for Kids Under 9
28
Youth (Drug use)
Some Helpful Hints on Feeding Baby Real Food
28
Infants (Nutrition)
Urban League Study of Black Men Reveals Crisis
38
Black family
Hollywood Henderson Ring is Super at IRS Auction
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Thomas Henderson (American football player.)
Knee Trouble Has Campbell Worried about His Career
46
Earl Campbell; 1955-.
Coach Thompson Stresses Education, Not Basketball
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John Thompson (American basketball coach.), Basketball, College (Ethical aspects), Black athletes (Education)
Grambling Coach Appeals TV Case to Congressmen
47
Eddie Robinson (American football coach.), National Collegiate Athletic Association, United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Football, College (Antitrust), Television programs (Sports)
Cowboys Star Dorsett Seeks 'security' Contract
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Tony Dorsett; 1954-.
Aaron Proves He's Still a Winner with Oldtimers
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Hank Aaron; 1934-.
Yankees Star Winfield Still Leads Batting Race Despite Fight with Boss
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Dave Winfield; 1951-.
Birthday Blues for Vida with Suspension for '84
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Vida Blue, Baseball players (Drug use, Suspension)
N.C. Amputee is Thrilled to Win Two Gold Medals
50
Antwone Archie, Amputees (Sports)
Frank Robinson Fired as Manager of Giants
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Frank Robinson; 1935-.
Debbie Allen Tabbed for 3 Emmys Among Blacks Nominated for TV Prize
53
Blacks in television, Emmy Awards
The Jacksons Dazzle New York Fans; Won't Bow to Death Threats and Cancel Knoxville
54
Jacksons (Musical group)
Vanessa Williams Slated to Appear in TV Program
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Vanessa Williams (American singer and actress.)
Lena Horne Among Five Kennedy Center Honorees
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Lena Horne (American singer.), Kennedy Center Honors
Eddie Murphy Hit with $1 Million Assault Suit
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Eddie Murphy (American comedian and actor.)

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