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Jackson Backs V.p. Choice; Chisholm Blasts Mondale for Ignoring Black Women
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Geraldine A. Ferraro (American lawyer, congresswoman and commentator.), Vice-presidential candidates (1984)
Jesse Jackson Thrills Dem. Convention with Historic Unity Speech
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Democratic national conventions (1984)
White Women Make Jesse Jackson's 'our Time Has Come' Slogan Respectable
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Women (Political activities)
Clements Denied Custody of Teen who Robbed Him
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George Clements (American priest and child benefactor.); 1932-, Adoption and adopted children, Robberies and assaults, Catholic Church (Black clergy)
NAACP Tries to Improve Black-Jewish Relations
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Jews and blacks
Blacks Influence TV Through Consumer Power
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Black consumers, Blacks and television
Chicago is U.S. Leader in Urban Grant Fund Use
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Grants-in-aid, Chicago (Ill.) (Finance)
NAACP Begins Southern Grocery Store Boycott
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Food Lion, LLC, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Operation Fair Share, Boycott
N.J. Hosts Responsible for Intoxicated Guests
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Law (New Jersey), Drunk driving
Great-grandmother, 84, Arrested in Pot Raid
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Mamie Coney, Marijuana (Laws and regulations, Georgia), Savannah (Ga.) (Crime)

Racist Remark Gets a New York Judge Censured
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Thomas S. Agresta, Courts (New York (State)), Blacks (Civil rights)
Clarence Page Named to Chicago Trib Editorial Bd
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Clarence Page, Chicago tribune
First Black Ill. Sen. Honored; Statue Built
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Adelbert H. Roberts
Federal Gov't Attacks Use of Racial Quotas
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Police (Alabama), Black police, Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices)
NAACP Urges Court to Impose Ruling Regarding Cleveland Busing Plan
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Busing for school integration, Cleveland (Ohio) (Education)
Employers Want More Than Education: Study
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High school graduates (Employment), Business and education
Defense Dept. Offers Medical School Training
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Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Alphas Teach Teens Responsible Sexuality
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Sex education
Students Fete 20th Anniv. of Miss. Registration with New Vote Campaigns
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College students (Political activities), Voter registration, Black suffrage
Jordan Elected Into Orators Hall of Fame
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Barbara Jordan; 1936-1996, Orators Hall of Fame
Ladies' Man Image Hurts Peabo's Marriage Chances
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Peabo Bryson; 1951-.
Ali Returns to Boxing But Not as a Contender
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Muhammad Ali; 1942-.
Andrew Young Vows to Crack Down on Prostitution
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Andrew Young; 1932-., Prostitution, Atlanta (Ga.) (Moral conditions)
Lack of Marriage 'work' Leads to Divorce: Study
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Divorce
Numbers Increase on Interracial Marriages
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Interracial marriage
Second Wife More Likely to be Abused by Husband
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Wife abuse, Remarriage
Atty. Mary Welcome Joins Firm in Baltimore for Career in High Finance
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Mary Welcome
Supreme Court Gives Jobs Back to Ga. Cops
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United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Black police, Columbus (Ga.) (Police)
The U.S. Work Force Takes on New Look
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Labor supply
Brother and Sister Fight Fires in Vicksburg, Miss
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Black firefighters, Vicksburg (Miss.) (Firefighters)
Study to Examine why Blacks More Likely to Die from Cancer
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Blacks (Mortality), Cancer (Mortality)
Herpes May be a Factor in Getting AIDS: Study
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Herpesviruses, AIDS (Disease) (Causes)
Md. Boy Gets New Liver, and New Chance for Life
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John T. Turpin (III.), Liver (Transplantation)
Head of City Probe Unit Runs for Orleans D.A. Post
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Morris Reed, New Orleans (La.) (Politics and government)
NAACP Continues Fight to Free Georgia Youth
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Michael Moore, Murder, Georgia (Race relations)
Juries Getting Tougher in Capital Cases Study Says
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Jury, Capital punishment
2 Whites Arrested in '77 Murder of Black Student
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Michael D. Johnson; d. 1977, Murder, Bronx (New York, N.Y.) (Crime)
Mets' Dwight Gooden Delights Ball Fans in 55th All Star Game
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Dwight Gooden (American baseball player.), Baseball, Professional (All-star games)
Black Olympians Promote the Los Angeles Games
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Black athletes, Olympic athletes, Olympic Games, 1984 (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Jackie and Al Joyner are Going All the Way in the Summer Olympics
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Al Joyner (heptathlete.), Jackie Joyner-Kersee (American heptathlete and basketball player.); 1962-, Triple jumping, Heptathlon (Women)
Young Welcomes Third World Athletes to Atlanta
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Olympic athletes (Training)
Spinks Signs for Rematch with Ex-champion Qawi
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Michael Spinks (American boxer.)
IBF Champ Holmes Sued by Promoter for $5 Mil
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Larry Holmes, Boxing (Economic aspects)
Lynn Swann Discovers Life After Football
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Lynn Swann (American football player and sportscaster.); 1952-
Philadelphia Wins USFL Title, Beats Arizona 23-3
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Football, Professional
Jesse Owens' Suspension Finally Lifted by AAU.
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Jesse Owens; 1913-1980, Amateur Athletic Union of the United States
Thacker Faces Diet to Fulfill Olympic Dream
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Tab Thacker, Wrestling (Tournaments)
Alton Coleman is Placed on FBI Most Wanted List
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Alton Coleman, Fugitives from justice
Racist Franklin Convicted of '77 Synagogue Bombing
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Joseph Paul Franklin
Whites Arrested in Black Church Arson
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Black church burnings, Lancaster (S.C.) (Churches (Buildings))
Missouri Corrections Head Reveals Plot to Kill Guard
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Prisons (Missouri)
Obituary
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Philippe Wynne
Tim Reid Tells Senate Hollywood Will Clean Up
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Tim Reid (American actor.), Celebrities (Drug use)
Comic Eddie Murphy Hurt During Brawl in Hollywood
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Eddie Murphy (American comedian and actor.)
Fay Hauser Portrays New Soap Character
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Fay Hauser
Cleavant Derricks Ends Filming of Latest Flick
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Cleavant Derricks (American actor.)
Jennifer Beals Filming The Bride in Europe
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Jennifer Beals
The Jacksons Tour is a Family Affair
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Jacksons (Musical group)

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