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Black Reps Cheered as They Take on 100th U.S. Congress
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United States Congress (100th, 1st session: 1987), Black congressmen
Black Leaders in Uproar Over New Surge of Racism
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Black leadership, United States (Race relations)
Barry Promises Youth Jobs, Training at Start of Term 3
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Marion Barry; 1936-., Washington (D.C.) (Politics and government)
Urban Fellows Group Awards Grants to Workers in Rural and Public Administration
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National Urban Fellows
Gracia Hillman Pilots Voter Group for Political Victories Across Nation
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Gracia M. Hillman, National Coalition of Black Voter Participation
Melba Moore Returns to TV as 'Falcon Crest' Star
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Melba Moore (American singer and actress.)
Black Groups Miss Out on Boom in Donations Spurred by Tax Reform
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Income tax (Charitable deductions), Blacks (Charitable contributions)
Baltimore Priest 1st Black Bishop for West Coast
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Carl A. Fisher; 1945-1993, Catholic Church (United States), Los Angeles (Calif.) (Religion)
Blacks More Frequent Churchgoers Than Whites
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Blacks (Religious life), Church attendance
Historic D.C. Church Closed; Blame Nearby Construction
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African Methodist Episcopal Church, Washington (D.C.) (Churches (Buildings))

Honor King's Birthday with Vote Drive, Says Chicago Commissioner
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John H. Stroger (Jr., American county government official.), Martin Luther King Day, Voter registration, Black suffrage
Obituary
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Samuel S. Sparks; d. 1987
Man Sues for Paternity of Child that was Born to His Ex-girlfriend Now Wed
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George Edward Cline, Paternity, Child welfare (Tennessee)
Obituary
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Jefferson G. Ish; d. 1987
Obituary
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William Davis; d. 1987
Two Blacks Among 32 U.S. Rhodes Scholarship Winners
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Rhodes scholars and scholarships, Black college students
Michigan Gov. Enacts Guaranteed Tuition Law
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Michigan Education Trust
John A. Williams Archive Established at University
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John Alfred Williams (American novelist); 1925- (Archives), Rush Rhees Library
Obituary
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Norman J. Johnson; d. 1987
'Silent Man' Gets Master's; More Studies at U. of Pa
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John Francis (American environmentalist.), University of Pennsylvania
Oprah Winfrey to Earn Top Salary in Show Biz
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Oprah Winfrey
Cathy Tyson, Dex Gordon are Golden Globe Nominees
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Golden Globe Awards
Whoopi Goldberg Becoming Sought After Black Actress
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Whoopi Goldberg (American actress.)
Married N.Y. Inmates Get Condoms to Battle AIDS.
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Condoms, Prisons (New York (State)), AIDS (Disease) and prisoners, AIDS (Disease) (Prevention)
Champ Refuses to Fight South African, Junks Belt
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Lloyd Honeyghan, Apartheid, Boxing (South Africa)
Golf Carts 'killing' Caddies and Blacks on PGA Tour
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Calvin Peete, Black golfers, Golf carts, Caddies (Golf)
Ex-Olympian John Carlos Denies Drug Possession
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John Carlos (American sprinter and coach.), Cocaine
Former NFL Star Sample Has a Passion for Tennis
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Johnny Sample (American football player.)
Campbell Back in School; Assists Student-athletes
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Earl Campbell; 1955-., University of Texas (System), Black athletes (Education)
Movie Companies Compete for the Mike Tyson Story
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Mike Tyson; 1966-.
Reggie Jackson Mum on Rumor of Wedding to Blonde 'Dallas' Star
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Reggie Jackson; 1946-., Jenilee Harrison
Freda Payne Sings Backup on New 'Band of Gold'.
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Freda Payne (American singer.); 1945-
Judge OKs Mary Wilson's Use of the Name 'Supremes'.
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Mary Wilson (American singer.); 1944-, Supremes (Musical group), Motown Productions
Diahann Carroll and Vic Damone: New Marriage and New Career on Stage
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Diahann Carroll (American singer and actress.), Vic Damone (American singer.)
Marsalis, Jackson Get Big Votes for Grammys
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Grammy Awards
Turner Pleads Innocent to Cocaine Charges
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Ike Turner (American singer and guitarist.), Cocaine, Musicians (Drug use)

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