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Jesse Jackson Leads Poll Since Gary Hart Withdrew
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Political attitudes
Walter Fauntroy Closer to Gaining Statehood for
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Walter E. Fauntroy; 1933-., Statehood (American politics), Washington (D.C.) (Politics and government)
Pull Out of S. Africa in 9 Months, Sullivan Urges
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Leon Howard Sullivan; 1922-2001, Apartheid, Investments, American (South Africa), Labor laws and regulations (South Africa)
L.A. Doctor Named First Black Female Astronaut
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Mae C. Jemison
Black Lawyer Keys Donovan's Trial Win
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Raymond James Donovan (American Secretary of labor.); 1930-, Ted Wells (American lawyer.)
Suburb Plans to Legally Axe Mr. T.'s Tree-chopping
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Mr. T (American wrestler and actor.); 1952-, Tree felling, Lake Forest (Ill.) (Blacks)
Arizona Gov's Stance on King Holiday May Cost State $18 Million Loss
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Evan Mecham (American governor.), Martin Luther King Day, Arizona (Race relations)
Recipe of the Week
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Barbecue cooking, Cooking (Chicken), Ribs (Cooking)
Concern Erases Risk as Leonard Helps Rescue Tot
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Sugar Ray Leonard; 1956-., Alicia Washington (Kidnapping)
Griffey Jr. Looks Like a Chip Off the Old Block
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Ken Griffey (Jr.), Seattle Mariners (Baseball team)

Top Two U.S. Airports Headed by Black Execs
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Calvin Carter, Earl Hord, O'Hare International Airport, Hartsfield International Airport
John Lewis Amends Bill to Aid Black Businesses
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John Lewis (American congressman.); 1940-, Airports (Concessions (Food, etc.)), Black business enterprises (Federal aid)
L.A. Kills Anti-crime Bill that Would Raise Taxes
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Real property (Taxation), Los Angeles (Calif.) (Police, Taxation)
Florida Man Celebrates His 110th Birthday
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Will Smith; b. 1877, Centenarians
Father's Day: Celebrity Dads Talk about Their Children
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Black celebrities' families, Children of celebrities, Fathers
Rocker Sly Stone Jailed for Parole Violation
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Sly Stone (American singer and songwriter.); 1944-, Musicians (Drug use)
Blind Piano Player, 3, Visits Stevie Wonder
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Stevie Wonder (American singer and songwriter.), Jermaine Gardner (child pianist.), Blind pianists, Children as musicians
What Do You Know about AIDS?
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AIDS (Disease) (Causes)
C.T. Vivian Faces Threat of Losing Right to Vote
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C. T. Vivian, Civil rights demonstrations, Forsyth County (Ga.) (Race relations)
Black Federal Workers Oppose Drug Testing
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Drug abuse (Testing), Drugs and employment, Black government employees (Health and hygiene)
Minorities Do Better at Catholic Schools: Study
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Minorities (Education), Catholic schools, Reading (Study and teaching)
Jackson State, Meharry Get $100,000 Each from Grads
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Jackson State University, Meharry Medical College, Black colleges and universities (Gifts, contributions, etc), Black medical colleges (Gifts, contributions, etc)
Actress Suing Farrah Fawcett is Attacked in Los Angeles
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Sonja Dunson, Farrah Fawcett (American actress.); 1947-2009, Los Angeles (Calif.) (Crime)
5 of 6 Charges Dismissed Against 'Miami Vice' Star
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Philip Michael Thomas, Palimony
Ali Makes New Friends During Detroit Jail Visit
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Muhammad Ali; 1942-., Detroit (Mich.) (Prisons)
Black Hockey Star Led Oilers to 3rd NHL Crown
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Grant Fuhr
Madlock Team Shopping as Dodgers Release Him
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Bill Madlock; 1951-.
Bias' Friend Tribble Glad 'system Did Not Fail Me'.
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Len Bias; 1963-1986, Brian Lee Tribble, Basketball players (Drug use)
TV Special Honors Champ Louis' 50th Anniversary
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Joe Louis; 1914-1981
Detroit's Thomas Sees Bird in Black & White
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Isiah Thomas (American basketball player, executive and coach.); 1961-, Larry Bird (American basketball player and coach.), Discrimination in sports
Ed Moses Looks Forward to New Streak After Loss
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Edwin Moses; 1955-., Hurdle racing
Study Says Black Cagers are Paid Less Than Whites
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Basketball players (Salaries), Black basketball players
Welcome Warms Gooden as He Returns to Form
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Dwight Gooden (American baseball player.), New York Mets (Baseball team)
Tigers Hire Black Exec, Answer Civil Rights Call
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Michael Wilson, Blacks in baseball management
Spider-Man Bride Wears Willi Smith's Last Design
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Willi Smith (American fashion designer.), Wedding clothes, Spider-man (Fictional character)
'Fences,' Jones, Grab Top Tonys for Drama
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James Earl Jones, Tony Awards
Fences
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August Wilson (American playwright) (Reviews)
Jody Watley: Singer is Sexy on Stage, Concerned Mom at Home
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Jody Watley
Cosby Raps Network Execs for Not Hiring More Blacks
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Bill Cosby; 1937-., Blacks in television
Goals of 'Sgt. Pepper' Yet to Materialize: McCartney
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Paul McCartney, Beatles

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