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Diplomats Say State Dept. Slow at Promoting Blacks
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United States Dept. of State Foreign Service, Black diplomats
Okla. Elects Its First Black Female State Sen
5
Vickie Miles-LaGrange, Oklahoma (Politics and government)
Housing Projects Improve Conditions in Tunica, Miss
5
Tunica County (Miss.) (Housing)
Atty. Excludes Blacks from Jury, City's Fined
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Jury selection, Black jurors, Bridgeport (Conn.) (Courts)
U.S. Firms' Exodus from S. Africa Draws Praise, Concern of Black Leaders
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General Motors Corp, International Business Machines Corp, Apartheid, Investments, American (South Africa)
Ohio's Judge Elections Biased, State Solon Says
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Election laws (Ohio), Black judges, Hamilton County (Ohio) (Politics and government)
Detroit Policeman Killed, Mistaken for Car Thief
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Fred Jackson; d. 1986, Black police, Detroit (Mich.) (Police)
Pioneer Black Pilot Honored by His Peers
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Charles Alfred Anderson; d. 1996, National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)
Luck of the Numbers Brings Cleveland Couple $10 Million in Lottery
39
Lottery winners
Black Wins Mayor's Office in Opelousas, La
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John W. Joseph, Opelousas (La.) (Politics and government)

Ex-African Ruler Jailed, Faces Death for Murder
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Bokassa I (Emperor of the Central African Empire); 1921-1996, Political prisoners (Central African Republic)
Key S. African Church Opens Doors to Blacks
8
Church and race relations (South Africa), Reformed churches (South Africa)
Miami Storeowner who Set Death Trap Becomes Hero
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Prentice Rasheed, Electric shock, Burglary protection, Miami (Fla.) (Crime)
L.A. Mother Cleared After Son Took Crack to School
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Crack (Cocaine), Children of drug addicts
3 Year Old is Collateral in Fla. Marijuana Deal
12
Floyd W. Cook, Marijuana (Laws and regulations, Florida), Children of drug addicts, Daytona Beach (Fla.) (Crime)
Student Activism Reborn Over S. African Politics
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Student protests, demonstrations, etc, Civil rights demonstrations, Apartheid
Weight Gains by Pregnant Moms Healthy for Babies
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Weight gain in pregnancy
John Murphy III Retires as Afro-American Prexy
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John H. Murphy; 1916-., Afro-American (Newspaper)
KCBS-TV is Best at Hiring Blacks in L.A.
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Blacks in the television broadcasting industry, Television stations
Publisher Drops Book on Dallas' Race Relations
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Taylor Publishing Co, Dallas (Tex.) (Race relations)
Obituary
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Frank T. Bannister; d. 1986
Obituary
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Wilburt Harris; d. 1986
No Racial Bias Found in Cleveland Drug Case
22
Melanin, Drug abuse (Testing), Marijuana, Black police, Drugs and employment, Cleveland (Ohio) (Police)
Ike Turner to Enter Drug Abuse Program
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Ike Turner (American singer and guitarist.), Musicians (Drug use), Cocaine
Americans Dissatisfied with Finances, Survey Reveals
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Personal finance, Public opinion
African Poet Envisions Multiracial Civilization
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Leopold Sedar Senghor (Senegalese poet and president.); 1906-2001, Civilization, Interracial marriage
Male Birth-control Pill to Begin Testing in U.S.
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Pill (Contraceptive), Male contraceptives
Cosby Named Presidential Professor at Central State
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Bill Cosby; 1937-., Central State University (Ohio)
N.Y. Med Schools Recruit Minority H.S. Students
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Medical colleges (Student recruiting), Education (New York (State)), Minorities (Education)
Morehouse to Get $100,000 from Ford Motor Co. Fund
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Morehouse College, Ford Motor Co, Business and education
Diahann Carroll Hosts Party for Stars to Support Black Colleges
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Diahann Carroll (American singer and actress), United Negro College Fund, Telethons
Fewer Blacks Being Killed by Police New Study Shows
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Police shootings
Len Bias' Friend Tribble Will Stand Trial Alone
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Len Bias; 1963-1986, Brian Lee Tribble, Cocaine, Basketball players (Drug use)
Mays Hoping S.F. Giants Rehire Him for Next Year
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Willie Mays; 1931-.
Zina Garrison Has Time Only for Loving Tennis
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Zina Garrison; 1963-.
Big 10's Lone Black Coach Tired of Losing Tradition
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Francis Peay, Football, College
Pryor on Comeback Trail, Charged with Beating Mom
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Aaron Pryor
Reggie Plays a New Role for His World Series Part
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Reggie Jackson; 1946-., World Series (Baseball)
NBA Hawks Lose Carr to Another Freak Injury
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Antoine Carr
Syracuse Sports Stars Return to Give Advice
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Syracuse University, Black athletes (Education)
Testing Hair Can Detect Cocaine Use, Researchers
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Cocaine, Hair analysis, Drug abuse (Testing)
Man Dies During Surgery After Physician Collapses
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Humana Inc, Hospitals (Malpractice)
New Orleans Cuts Back City Workers' Pay 20[percent].
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New Orleans (La.) (Employees)
Spike Lee: Producer, Director, Star Discusses Making of Film 'She's Gotta Have It'.
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Spike Lee
She's Gotta Have it
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Spike Lee (Reviews), She's gotta have it (Motion picture) (Reviews)
Pryor Suffers Eye, Weight Problems, and Weds Again
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Richard Pryor (American comedian.); 1940-2005
Prof. Calls for Measures to Curb TV Violence, Sex
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Violence in television, Television and children, Sex in television
Disturbance Charge Nets El DeBarge Fine, Sentence
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El DeBarge (American singer.)
Esther Rolle Stars in 'A Raisin in the Sun'.
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Esther Rolle (American actress.); 1920-1998
FBI's 1st Black Female Agent Sees Own Life in TV Movie
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Johnnie Mae Gibson, United States Federal Bureau of Investigation
Johnnie Mae Gibson: FBI.
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Johnnie Mae Gibson: FBI (Television program) (Reviews)
Cliff Says His Music Tells of Big Struggle and Love
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Jimmy Cliff
Gifted Woman Jazz Drummer Breaks Down Barriers
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Terri Lyne Carrington (American jazz drummer.)

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