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Pope Blasts U.S. Racism; Urges Church to Continue Fight for Black Equality
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Pope John Paul II; 1920-2005 (Visit to the United States), Catholic Church (Blacks), Church and race relations (Catholic Church)
'Bad' Michael Jackson Thrills Tokyo Audience During Japan Tour Debut
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Michael Jackson (American singer and songwriter.); 1958-2009, Rock music (Japan)
Crusader Charles Melton Gets Last Wish; New Vote System for Westchester, Pa
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Charles Melton; d. 1987, Black suffrage, West Chester (Pa.) (Politics and government)
Homestead NAACP Chided on Fingerprint Support
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Rape, Fingerprints, Homestead (Pa.) (Crime)
Black Surgeon Works to Separate Siamese Twins
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Benjamin Carson, Conjoined twins
Atlanta Blacks Make Biggest Income, Educational Gains
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Atlanta (Ga.) (Blacks)
NY Prison Ship Boasts Only Convicts at Sea
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Prison ships, New York (N.Y.) (Prisons)
Aide to Kemp Dismissed for Making Racial Slurs
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John P. H. Chandler; 1911-., Jack Kemp (American football player, congressman and Secretary of housing and urban development.), Presidential primaries (1988, New Hampshire), Racial slurs, New Hampshire (Race relations)
Tina Will Write 2nd Book But Will Leave Ike Out
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Tina Turner
Blacks Dominate for U.S. in Track Championships
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Black athletes, Track and field athletics

Thurgood Marshall Ranks Reagan Last Among U.S. Presidents He Observed
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Thurgood Marshall (American Supreme Court justice.); 1908-1993, Presidents, Blacks (Civil rights, History)
Md. Caucus to Submit Plan to Aid Black Collegians
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Maryland Legislative Black Caucus, Blacks (Education), Colleges and universities (Maryland)
Black Admissions Director Hired at Oberlin College
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J. Leon Washington, Oberlin College, Colleges and universities (Admission)
'Middle Aged' Spread Tied to Lack of Exercise
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Exercise, Middle aged persons (Physical fitness), Weight (Physiology)
Marijuana Use May Cause Mental Problems: Study
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Marijuana, Attention
Reagan Cuts Cause Many to Slip Through 'net'.
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Public welfare, Budget (United States)
Herpes Virus Linked to 'love Bite' on Neck
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Herpesviruses, Hickeys
Ohio's Most Powerful Black Lawmaker Reveals Fight to Conquer Cancer
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Clarence Josef McLin; 1921-1989, Ohio General Assembly, Black legislators (Health and hygiene), Prostate gland (Cancer, Therapy)
Denounce Doctors who Shun AIDS Patients
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AIDS (Disease) and physicians, AIDS patients
Baptist Convention Urges Fortifying Black Family
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Black family, National Baptist Convention of America
Georgia Leader Urges AME Delegates to Fight Crime
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Calvin Smyre, Blacks (Crime), African Methodist Episcopal Church
Black Players, Pitchers Numbers are Decreasing
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Black baseball players
Africans Return to Form at Track Championships
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Sports (Africa), Track and field athletics
Madeline Manning-Mims Elected to Sports Hall
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Madeline Manning-Mims; 1948-., Women's Sports Hall of Fame
Ex-champ Larry Holmes Turns Grandfather at 37
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Larry Holmes
Hank Aaron Turned Down Offers to Manage Team
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Hank Aaron; 1934-., Milwaukee Brewers (Baseball team) (History), Black baseball managers
Lori McNeil Challenges Tennis Elite at US Open
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Lori McNeil, U.S. Open (Tennis tournament) (Women)
Cosby's $84 Million Makes Him Richest Entertainer
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Bill Cosby; 1937-., Celebrities (Economic conditions)
Vanessa Williams Tells how She Combines Motherhood and Career
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Vanessa Williams (American singer and actress.)
AIDS Scare Changes Way Stars Make Love on TV.
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Sex in television, AIDS (Disease) (Prevention)
Reggae Star Peter Tosh Fatally Shot in Jamaica
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Peter Tosh; 1944-1987, Murder, Crime and criminals (Jamaica)

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