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NAACP Conference Eyes Bias in Justice System
4
Blacks (Crimes against)
Concern Over Reagan's Rights Policies Builds
4
Blacks (Civil rights)
Ex-Augusta Mayor Gets 5 Years in Extortion Case
5
Edward M. McIntyre (American mayor.), Trials (Extortion), Augusta (Ga.) (Political corruption)
The Jacksons to Help NAACP Voter Campaign; Convention Hears Three Presidential Hopefuls
6
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Voter registration, Black suffrage
Obituary
12
Julian B. Wilkins
N.C. State Univ. Alum is New DeKnight Fellow
28
Mary Jacobs Whitmore, Home economics (Scholarships and fellowships)
Douglas Covington Named New Alabama A&M Prexy
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Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
Teachers Suggest Total Restructuring to Solve Public Education Woes
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National Education Association of the United States, School restructuring
Amiri Baraka to Teach at Rutgers Newark College
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Imamu Amiri Baraka (American poet, playwright, essayist and short story writer.); 1934-, Rutgers University (Newark campus) College of Arts and Sciences, Black studies
15 Black Colleges Share $1.5 Million in HUD Grants
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United States Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (Appropriations and expenditures), Block grants, Black colleges and universities (Federal aid)

Andy Young Backs Hosea Williams for House Seat
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Andrew Young; 1932-., Hosea Williams; 1926-2000, Georgia (Politics and government)
Lionel Richie Hit with $1 Million Suit Over Rights to Song Hello
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Lionel Richie (American singer and songwriter.), Copyright (Music)
Solid Gold Lead Dancer Darcel Wynne Leaving Show
14
Darcel Wynne
Mom who Gave Away 14th Child, Gets Prison Term
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Pauline Coleman Caldwell Smith, Charlotte (N.C.) (Child welfare)
Cohabitation Banned in Fla. Public Housing
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Unmarried couples (Housing), Saint Petersburg (Fla.) (Housing)
Thomas Commended for Cleaning Up the EEOC.
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Clarence Thomas, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Solitary Black Student Claims Racism in School
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Ellie Jewell, Blacks (Education), Brooklyn (Mich.) (Education)
Black Churches Raise $1 Million for Jackson
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Campaign funds, Religion and politics
Court Upholds Buffalo's Minority Hiring Policy
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Blacks (Employment), Seniority, Employee, Black teachers, Buffalo (N.Y.) (Education)
$565,000 Awarded in Discrimination Suit
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Black women (Housing), Housing (Long Island (N.Y.))
Florida Woman Gets Five Year Jail Term for Fraud
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Shirley Buchanan, Trials (Fraud), Saint Petersburg (Fla.) (Criminal justice, Administration of)
Doctor-convicted Rapist Tried for More Crimes
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Edward Franklin Jackson (Jr.), Trials (Rape)
Rising Cost of Medicine Has Adverse Effect on Black Patients: Doctors
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Medical care (Costs), Blacks (Medical care)
Salt Not a Factor in Hypertension: New Study
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Salt in the body, Hypertension (Nutritional aspects)
Growing Concern for Interracial Children
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Children of interracial parents
Judge Could be First Ga. State Elected Black
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Robert Benham, Courts (Georgia)
Book Highlights Blocks to Black Voter Registration
38
Voter registration
NCAA-TV Fight Ends on Sour Note for Black Teams
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National Collegiate Athletic Association, United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Football, College (Antitrust), Television programs (Sports)
First Black Wimbledon Champ, Althea Gibson, Recognized in England
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Althea Gibson; 1927-2003, Wimbledon Championships (Tennis tournament) (Women, History)
Williamson Hosts Tennis Games for Morgan Charity
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Fred Williamson; 1938-., Tennis (Benefit matches), Celebrities (Sports)
Rockets Consider Trading Akeem After Salary Talks
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Hakeem Olajuwon
The Jacksons' Tour Begins in Kansas City with a Spellbinder
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Michael Jackson (American singer and songwriter.); 1958-2009, Jacksons (Musical group)
Janet Jackson: New Look, New TV Show
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Janet Jackson

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