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Black Caucus is Revived by Major Victory Over S. African Sanction Veto
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Ronald Reagan (American president); 1911-2004 (Relations with Congress), Congressional Black Caucus, Sanctions (International law), Apartheid, Veto, United States (Commerce, South Africa), South Africa (Commerce, United States)
Mondale: Democratic Party Needs Jesse Jackson's Help
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Walter F. Mondale (American vice-president.); 1928-, Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Democratic Party (U.S.)
Perkins Awaits Senate's Nod for S. African Post
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Edward J. Perkins (American diplomat.), United States (Diplomatic and consular service, South Africa)
Emmett Rice Steps Down from Federal Reserve Post
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Emmett John Rice; 1919-., Federal Reserve System (U.S.)
Black Woman Wins La. Congressional Primary
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Faye Williams, Louisiana (Politics and government)
Park Ban in a Detroit Suburb Illegal: Judge
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Dearborn (Mich.) (Race relations)
Black Farmers Aided in Drought-strickened South
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Relief work, Droughts, Black farmers, Agriculture (Southeastern States)
Haley Says Street Crime Caused by Illiteracy
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Alex Haley (American biographer, historian and journalist.); 1921-1992, Writing to Read Program, Black youth (Crime), Detroit (Mich.) (Education)
Former S.C. Politician Convicted of Mail Fraud Sent to Federal Prison
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Robert R. Woods, Political corruption (South Carolina), Mail fraud
Calif. Lottery Winner Nabbed in S.D. Drug Bust
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Terry Garrett, Lottery winners, Narcotics laws and regulations, San Diego (Calif.) (Crime)

Johnny Ford Accepts Seat on Ala. State Commission
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Johnny Lawrence Ford; 1942-., Alabama Commission on Foreign Trade and Relations
How a Black Man and White Woman Lift Barriers for the Mentally Retarded
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Donna Selby Thornton, Ricardo Thornton, Interracial marriage, Mentally handicapped
Harvard Prof. Praises Its $159 Million Divestment, But More Measures Needed
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Charles Vert Willie; 1927-., Harvard University, Investments, American (South Africa), Apartheid, Colleges and universities (Investments)
S. African Blacks Visit U.S. to Make Business Contacts
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Black business enterprises (South Africa), United States (Commerce, South Africa), South Africa (Commerce, United States)
Obituary
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Newton Jackson Ford; d. 1986
Obituary
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George Dows Cannon; 1902-1986
Calif. to Ban Its I.Q. Tests for Black Students
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Intelligence tests, Educational laws and regulations (California), Intelligence (Blacks)
Green Awarded $125,000 Job with Detroit Schools
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Robert Lee Green, Detroit (Mich.) (Education)
Miss. NAACP Challenges Validity of State Test
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, California Achievement Test, Public schools (Segregation), Educational laws and regulations (Mississippi)
Subway System Project Started in Los Angeles
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Los Angeles (Calif.) (Subways)
Atty. Drew Days Eyes Danger Facing Minority Set Asides
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Drew S. Days (III, American lawyer and government official.), Black business enterprises (Federal aid), Government contracts
Rams Star Learns about His Business the Hard Way
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LeRoy Irvin
White Church Repeals Policy Banning Blacks
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Church and race relations, Blacks (Segregation), Baptists (United States), Michigan (Religion)
Council of Churches Drops Hotel Tied to S. Africa
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National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America, Investments, American (South Africa), Church and race relations (South Africa), New Brunswick (N.J.) (Hotels, motels, etc)
Moms Say Hugs & Kisses Best Way to Love Kids
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Love, Maternal
Man Keeps Lottery Prize in Divorce Settlement
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Lottery winners, Divorce
Jackson's Plans for Own Hyperbaric Chamber Nixed
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Michael Jackson (American singer and songwriter.); 1958-2009, Hyperbaric oxygenation
Healthy Diet Can Protect Women from Ailments
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Women (Nutrition)
Chicago Mayor Calls Reagan 'a Slum Landlord'.
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Harold Washington; 1922-1987, Housing (Federal aid)
Champ Michael Spinks May Quit Boxing Series in Battle Vs. Apartheid
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Michael Spinks (American boxer.), World Boxing Association, Apartheid, Boxing (South Africa)
Ali Seeks Va. Bond Issue to Build New Sports Car
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Muhammad Ali; 1942-., Ali Motors Inc, Sports cars
Len Bias' Mom Lectures on Christ, Woes of Drugs
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Lonise Bias, Len Bias; 1963-1986, Drug education
Bigger Players Mean More Injuries Says Gale Sayers
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Gale Sayers; 1943-., Football, Professional (Accidents and injuries)
The Cosby Show
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Cosby show (Television program) (Reviews)
Anita Baker: New Songstress Says a Good Black Man Can be Found
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Anita Baker
Elvis Presley's Black Cook Tells of His Other Side in Her New Book
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Mary Jenkins, Elvis Presley; 1935-1977
Temps' Otis Williams Pens His Life Story
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Otis Williams (American singer.), Temptations (Musical group)
Leon Grant Says Actors Should Seek Positive Roles
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Leon W. Grant, Black actors and actresses
Queenie Pie
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Duke Ellington (American band leader and composer); 1899-1974 (Reviews)
Poitier, Fonda, Brando to Star in Belafonte's Mini-series on Mandela
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Harry Belafonte (American singer and actor.), Nelson Mandela (South African president.), Apartheid in television
Lange Signs Six-year Contract with Columbia
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Ted Lange; 1948-.
Vaughan, Sarah: Complete Sarah Vaughan on Mercury
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Sarah Vaughan (American singer); 1924-1990 (Sound recordings, Reviews), Jazz music (Sound recordings, Reviews)

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