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Atlanta Mayor Testifies in Drug Probe; Says His Family Shaken by Slurs
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Julian Bond; 1940-., Andrew Young; 1932-., Cocaine, Politicians (Drug use), Atlanta (Ga.) (Politics and government)
Dudley Products Draws 2,000 to Beauty Seminar
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Dudley Products, Inc
Man Poses as 14-year-old for Chance at Education
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Rodney Turner, Blacks (Education), Milpitas (Calif.) (Education)
Pittsburgh's Black Police Chief Quits Over Authority
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William Moore, Black police chiefs, Pittsburgh (Pa.) (Police)
Study Reveals why 'shotgun Weddings' Last Longer
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Teenage marriage, Teenage pregnancy
Courted by College Cash, Dickerson Knew His Worth
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Eric Dickerson (American football player.); 1960-
Navy Commissions 1st War Ship Named for a Black Medal of Honor Winner
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Rodney M. Davis; d. 1967, United States Marine Corps (Blacks), Rodney M. Davis (Warship)
Fighters Sue Don King for $35 Million in Damages
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Don King; 1931-., Tim Witherspoon, Boxing (Economic aspects)
Tyson Meets Thomas for Title, Then to Get Award
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Mike Tyson; 1966-.
Spinks-Cooney 'title' Fight Boasts Equal Opportunity
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Michael Spinks (American boxer.), Gerry Cooney (American boxer.), Boxing

OAU Leader Meets with Black Politicos in D.C. to Cement U.S. African Ties
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Ide Oumarou; 1937-., Organization of African Unity, Blacks (Political activities), United States (Foreign relations, Africa), Africa (Foreign relations, United States)
Obituary
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Edwin C. Berry; 1910-1987
Obituary
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Frank L. Mingo (Sr.)
Obituary
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Gunnar Myrdal (Swedish economist.); 1898-1987
Obituary
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Phil Moore; d. 1987
Jury Awards $5 to Black in Housing Bias Case
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Black women (Housing), Falls Church (Va.) (Housing)
Major Breakup of Dallas Housing Project Planned
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Blacks (Housing), Dallas (Tex.) (Public housing)
Camille Cosby Delivers Howard Graduation Address; Receives Honorary Degree
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Camille Cosby, Howard University, Degrees, Honorary
Winfield Joins Morehouse School of Medicine Board
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Dave Winfield; 1951-., Morehouse School of Medicine
Blacks Slated for Key Posts in U.S. Dept. of Education
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United States Dept. of Education, Black public officers
Group to Monitor Black Progress in White Colleges
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Harry Edwards, National Organization on the Status of Minorities in Sports
'Root Doctor' Held in Murder of His Former Wife
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Tommy Lee Berry, Voodooism, Blakely (Ga.) (Crime)
Public Backs Marshall in His Views on Constitution
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Thurgood Marshall (American Supreme Court justice.); 1908-1993, United States. Constitution (Centennial celebrations, etc), Political attitudes, Slavery
'Cosby Show' Captures Coveted Peabody Honor
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Peabody Awards
The Cosby Show
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Cosby show (Television program) (Reviews)
Dexter King Says 'tone' Promotes Racist Actions
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Dexter King, United States (Race relations)
Quiz Sports Stars After Probe Produces Pictures
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James Jackson, Athletes (Drug use)
Isiah's Graduation Day Surprises Mother Thomas
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Isiah Thomas (American basketball player, executive and coach.); 1961-, Mary Thomas (mother of American basketball player, executive and coach Isiah Thomas.)
New NBA Trio Implicated in Phoenix Drug Probe
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Basketball players (Drug use)
In Minor League Debut Gooden Still Looks Great
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Dwight Gooden (American baseball player.), New York Mets (Baseball team)
Carl Lewis Runs Record 200 After Attending Dad's Funeral
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Carl Lewis (American sprinter and long jumper.); 1961-, Track and field athletics
Sampson Soon to Settle Lifelong Rockets' Pact
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Ralph Sampson, Basketball players (Salaries)
McAdoo Does it Right for Italian League Hoop Team
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Bob McAdoo; 1951-., Basketball, Professional (Italy)
Payton Pursues Pioneer Plan to Become NFL Owner
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Walter Payton; 1954-1999, Football, Professional (Organization and administration)
Charge Two in Drug Probe of U-Texas Cager's Death
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Hernell Jackson; d. 1987, Cocaine, Basketball players (Drug use)
Julian Bond Hired to Promote Paul Simon Tour
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Julian Bond (American civil rights leader.); 1940-, Paul Simon (American singer and composer.), Rock concerts (Benefit performances), Popular music (South Africa)
Broadway's Hit Play 'Fences' is Nominated for Six Tonys
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Tony Awards
L.A. Branch of NAACP Gives Sinatra Achievement Award
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Frank Sinatra; 1915-1998, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
LeVar Burton Joins Cast of New 'Star Trek' Series
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LeVar Burton (American actor.); 1957-
Robert Townsend Explains why He Produced Hit Comedy Film, 'Hollywood Shuffle'.
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Robert Townsend (American actor and motion picture director.)
Hollywood Shuffle
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Robert Townsend (American actor and motion picture director) (Reviews), Hollywood shuffle (Motion picture) (Reviews)

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