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Crockett Heads Drive for a Day Honoring Mandela
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Nelson Mandela (South African president.), George W. Crockett (Jr., American congressman.), Political prisoners (South Africa), Apartheid
Van Peebles Makes Most of Stock Market Crash
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Melvin Van Peebles; 1932-., Municipal bonds, Stock market crash, 1987
Blacks Protest at Univ. of Virginia on Race Bias
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University of Virginia, Civil rights demonstrations, Colleges and universities (Race relations)
Conyers Hits Plan to Open the FBI's Arrest Records
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John Conyers; 1929-., United States Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal records, Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices)
Little Rock Nine Return to School where Violence Erupted 30 Years Ago
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Public schools (Desegregation), Little Rock (Ark.) (Education, History)
Ex-Education Chief Cites Racism in Reagan Staff
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Terrel Howard Bell (American Secretary of education.), Ronald Reagan (American president); 1911-2004 (Appointees, advisers, staff, etc), Race discrimination
QB Vince Evans Benefits from Breaking NFL Strike
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Vince Evans, Strikebreakers, Strikes (Football players)
NBA Leading Pro Sports in Hiring of Minorities
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National Basketball Association, Blacks in basketball management, Discrimination in sports
Robinson Touted as Next Baltimore Orioles GM.
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Frank Robinson; 1935-.
Jackson Buys California Automobile Dealership
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Reggie Jackson; 1946-., Nissan Motor Co. Ltd, Black automobile dealers

Gregory Comes to Rescue of 1,000-pound Walter Hudson
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Walter Hudson, Dick Gregory; 1932-., Obesity, Dieting
City Univ. of N.Y. Gets 1st Black Woman Prexy
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Augusta Souza Kappner, Manhattan Community College
Blacks Push Md. Colleges' Enrollment to Record High
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Black college students, Colleges and universities (Enrollment, Maryland)
Memphis Educator Named Atlanta Superintendent
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Willie W. Herenton; 1940-., Black school superintendents and principals (Selection and appointment), Atlanta (Ga.) (Education)
Pope John-Paul's Historic Meeting with Black Bishops
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Pope John Paul II; 1920-2005 (Visit to the United States), Black bishops, Church and race relations, Catholic Church (Blacks)
Recipe of the Week
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Cooking (Eggs)
Bugg Tabbed as Top Ranked Black City Exec. in Topeka
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Robert Bugg, Topeka (Kan.) (Politics and government)
Jackson Begins Career as NFL Running Back
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Bo Jackson; 1962-.
Former Army Secretary and Woman Scientist Try to Change Baseball Image
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Clifford Alexander; 1933-., Janet Hill, Blacks in baseball management, Discrimination in sports
Twins Take World Series by Thumping Cardinals
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World Series (Baseball)
Sampson Signs Contract to Stay with Rockets
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Ralph Sampson
Michael Jackson Conquers Japan and Continues His World Tour
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Michael Jackson (American singer and songwriter.); 1958-2009, Rock music (Japan)
Arsenio Hall Makes it Big on Late Night TV Talk Show
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Arsenio Hall (American comedian and talk show host.), Television programs (Talk shows, Late night programs)
Chicago Model Gets Role in Hit Movie 'Big Shots' After Gracing Cover of Ebony
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Mitch Beasley

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