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Ill. Rep. Cardiss Collins' Assets Makes Her One of State's Wealthiest Solons
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Cardiss Collins; 1931-., Congresswomen (Financial disclosure)
Court Rules Last Hired Must Also be First Fired
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United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices), Seniority, Employee
Jackson Challenges Party to Deal with His Coalition
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-
James Hennessee, 25, is Named New City Manager of Ypsilanti, Michigan
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James W. M. Hennessee, Ypsilanti (Mich.) (Politics and government)
Ex-convict Appointed Head of Boston's Penal Dept
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Benjamin Franklin Thompson, Boston (Mass.) (Prisons)
Boston Anchorwoman Inks $500,000-a-year Contract; Miami Station Names First Solo Black Woman Anchor
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Black women in the television broadcasting industry, Television programs (Local news programs)
Baltimore Sun Hires Black Reporters; Improves Coverage of Minorities
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Baltimore sun, Boycott, Baltimore (Md.) (Blacks)
Simms-Freeman Nuptials Join Business Partners in Holy Matrimony
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H. Noble Simms
Couples Happier when They Share Housework
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Married couples, Home economics
Philly Fire Dept. Agrees to Employ More Blacks
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Black firefighters, Blacks (Employment), Philadelphia (Pa.) (Firefighters)

Daniels Heads GOPers at Black Council VP Dinner; Lance Wilson is Honored
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National Black Republican Council
Mayor Bradley Opens Air Terminal Named for Him
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Tom Bradley; 1917-1998, Los Angeles (Calif.) (Airports)
Black Marine Corps Officer Named Brigadier General
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Jerome G. Cooper; 1936-., United States Marine Corps (Blacks)
Janet Jackson Filming Love Boat in Europe
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Janet Jackson
Peabo Bryson Says He is More of a Romantic Sex Symbol Than Pendergrass
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Peabo Bryson (American singer, songwriter and record producer.); 1951-, Teddy Pendergrass (American soul singer.)
The Love Boat
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Love boat (Television program) (Reviews)
Leonidas Berry Saluted by Chicago Medical Group
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Leonidas H. Berry; 1902-1995
Federal Bias Charges Nixed in Exchange for Assistance to Black Georgia Students
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Black colleges and universities, Colleges and universities (Georgia, Graduation requirements), Educational tests and measurements
Desegregation, Federal Aid Boost Black Testing Scores
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Blacks (Education), Educational tests and measurements
Ga. High School Student Gets Life for Murder of White Girlfriend's Mom
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Michael Moore, Trials (Murder), Georgia (Race relations)
Cemetery May Provide Clues on Black Culture
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Philadelphia (Pa.) (Cemeteries, Blacks, History)
Miss America Eyes Life in Hollywood After Reign
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Vanessa Williams (American singer and actress.)
Alex Haley in Peking to Do Upcoming Movie on China
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Alex Haley (American biographer, historian and journalist.); 1921-1992
Miss. State Rep. Clark Dem's Man for Congress
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Robert Clark, Mississippi (Politics and government)
Homeless in D.C. Win Right to Vote
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Homeless (Political activities), Suffrage, Washington (D.C.) (Politics and government)
Chicago Blacks Outvote White Residents: Study
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Presidential primaries (1984, Illinois), Voting
Omaha Star Publisher Mildred Brown Saluted for 46 Yrs. of Service
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Mildred Brown, Black press
Jesse Makes a Crack to Illustrate a Press Fact
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Politics (Press coverage)
Arlington, Va., Settles Bias Case with Black Cops
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Black police, Blacks (Employment), Arlington (Va.) (Police)
Sex Segregation Hurting Black Women at Work
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Black women (Employment)
Parker Gets Real Diamond for '79 World Series Ring
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Dave Parker (American baseball player.); 1951-
Three Track Records Fall to Enliven Olympic Trials
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Track and field athletics records
Larry Bird Says He Would Rather Play Against Jesus Christ Than Magic Johnson
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Larry Bird (American basketball player and coach.), Earvin Johnson (American basketball player and coach.); 1959-
Holmes Pockets $3.5 Mil., But Still Wants a Fight
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Larry Holmes
Veteran Referee Named as Olympic Boxing Judge
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Carmen Williamson, Boxing (Officiating)
Cards' Star Lonnie Smith Winning Battle with Drugs
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Lonnie Smith, Baseball players (Drug use), Cocaine
Former Soccer Star Pele Wants to Shed Jock Image
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Pele (Brazilian soccer player.); 1940-
NFL Rams Gladly Await Olympic Sprinter Brown
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Ron Brown
Reggie Says Marriage is High on Priorities List
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Reggie Jackson; 1946-.
Giant's Manager Robinson Takes Threat Seriously
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Frank Robinson; 1935-.
Injury, Rules Bar Durham from Summer Olympics
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Dianne Durham, Gymnastics (Women, Competitions)
Hollywood Henderson Gets Four Years in Teen Sex Case
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Thomas Henderson (American football player.), Sex crimes, Trials (California)
Mom Charges that LeVar Burton Kidnapped Their Four-year-old Son, Eian
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LeVar Burton (American actor.); 1957-, Custody kidnapping
Marvin Gay Sr. Ruled OK to Stand Trial for Murder
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Marvin Gay, Murder
Lionel Richie: His Achievements Highlight Black Music Month
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Lionel Richie (American singer and songwriter.), Black Music Month
Report Marvin Gaye's White Live-in Mate Suffers Miscarriage
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Marvin Gaye (American singer and songwriter.)

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