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Reagan Ignoring Black Vote Says Urban League
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Ronald Reagan (American president.); 1911-2004, National Urban League, Blacks (Political activities)
Mondale, Ferraro Name Blacks to Staff After a Prod from Jackson
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Walter F. Mondale (American vice-president.); 1928-, Blacks (Political activities), Campaign management
N.Y. Woman Wins $2.7 Mil. in False Arrests Suit
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Jane Simon, Miscarriage of justice, Queens (New York, N.Y.) (Criminal justice, Administration of)
City Fires Police Dept. After Chief Threatens to Arrest Every Alderman
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Black police, Wrightsville (Ark.)
Jackson Ends His Campaign with All of His Debts Paid
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Campaign funds
United Methodist Church Elects Five Black Bishops
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Black bishops, United Methodist Church
AME Church Elects Four Bishops, Discusses Role in Politics and Business
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African Methodist Episcopal Church
Report Shows Reagan's Cuts Increased Poor
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Poor (Statistics)
Bad Kids Grow to be Smokers, Drinkers: Study
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Problem children
Black Police Execs Meet to Build Trust Between Cops and Community
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National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, Police (Public relations)

Philly Agrees to Hire More Black Firefighters
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Black firefighters, Blacks (Employment), Philadelphia (Pa.) (Firefighters)
House OKs Commission to Oversee New King Holiday
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Martin Luther King Day
Philly, N.Y. Homeless Sue for the Right to Vote
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Homeless (Political activities), Suffrage
Birmingham Judge Refuses to Dismiss KKK Charges
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Ku Klux Klan, Birmingham (Ala.) (Race relations)
Former Champ's Brother Arrested in Dad's Murder
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Lawrence Braxton, Murder, Camden (N.J.) (Crime)
Obituary
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Newman C. Taylor
Obituary
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C. L. Franklin (American clergyman and civil rights leader.)
Chicago School Boss is Fired from $120,000 Job
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Ruth B. Love, Black women school superintendents and principals, Chicago (Ill.) (Education)
Fisk Task Force Calls for Overhaul in Management to Save University in Crisis
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Fisk University
FAMU's Pres. Smith to Leave in August
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Walter L. Smith, Florida A & M University
AKAs Meet in Home City Washington, D.C., Conduct Massive Rally for Voters
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College sororities
Job Outlook Better for College Class of '85
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College graduates (Employment)
Worker Wins Bias Suit, Denied $5 Mil. Award
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Nathaniel Oden, Southern Ry. Co, Black railroad employees, Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices)
Exercise Helps Beat Weight Loss Plateau
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Exercise, Weight loss
Infant Death Rate Dips But Blacks Still Behind
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Infant mortality
Distance Running May Reduce Male Sex Drive
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Running, Sexual behavior
Million Americans May Carry Cancer Virus
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HTLV viruses
Frightened of Rapist, Victim to Fight Release
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Roscoe Brown, Rape, Criminal justice, Administration of (South Carolina)
Black Guardsman Can Sue for 'mock Lynching'.
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Dan C. Briscoe, United States National Guard (Blacks)
Kiddie Porn Queen Gets 10-year Prison Sentence
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Catherine Wilson, Pornography, Trials (Obscenity)
Win $717 Million Suit for Impoverished Blacks
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Thiokol Corp, Blacks (Economic conditions), Damages, Chemical plants (Accidents and explosions)
Henderson to Lead Trade Group to China
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Henry F. Henderson (American manufacturing executive and state government official.); 1928-, H. F. Henderson Industries, Inc, United States (Commerce, China), China (Commerce, United States)
Minority Enterprise Week is Declared by Reagan
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Minority Enterprise Development Week
Giants Manager Robinson Concerned for His Job, Other Blacks Yet Unhired
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Frank Robinson; 1935-.
Harris Wants New Pact from Steelers Before He Goes for Brown's Record
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Franco Harris; 1950-.
Former Olympic Sprinter Proves He's a Winner by Beating 25-year Handicap
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Ira Murchison
Heavyweight Boxers Busy as Don King Sets Dates
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Don King; 1931-., Boxing (Economic aspects)
NFL Star Ken Sims Starts Drive for Women Athletes
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Kenneth Sims, Women athletes (Scholarships)
Title Loss Still Haunts NBA Star Magic Johnson
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Earvin Johnson (American basketball player and coach.); 1959-
Smokey is Ready for Summer Concerts, Movies
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Smokey Robinson (American singer and songwriter.)
Bill Cosby Returns to TV in Family Series
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Bill Cosby; 1937-.
The Cosby Show
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Cosby show (Television program) (Reviews)
Obituary
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Big Mama Thornton; 1926-1984

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