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Blacks Appear to Play a Small Role in GOP's Convention in Dallas
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Republican national conventions (1984), Blacks (Political activities)
Dr. Joan Wallace Travels for Reagan Administration
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Joan Wallace, United States Dept. of Agriculture Office of International Cooperation and Development
Jimmar is First Black Mayor of Leighton, Ala
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Renita Jimmar, Leighton (Ala.) (Politics and government)
Attack White Senator's Objection to S. Africa Law
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John Heinz (III, American senator.), Apartheid, Sanctions (International law), United States (Commerce, South Africa), South Africa (Commerce, United States)
Jackson Seeks a Visit to S. Africa to Ease Plight of Blacks in Racist Country
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Apartheid, United States (Foreign relations, South Africa), South Africa (Foreign relations, United States)
Ala. Judge Orders Hiring of Black Poll Officials
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Polling places (Laws and regulations), Alabama (Politics and government)
Ohio's Masons Pushing for Voter Registration
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Voter registration
Ex-doctor Convicted of More Ohio Rapes
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Edward Franklin Jackson (Jr.), Trials (Rape)
Five Klansmen Arrested for Nighttime Raids
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Ku Klux Klan, Criminal justice, Administration of (Georgia), Georgia (Race relations)
Phony Doctor Sentenced to 12 Years in N.J. Prison
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Abraham V. K. Asante, Quacks and quackery, Criminal justice, Administration of (New Jersey)

Michigan Employee Union Elects Black President
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Althea Williams, Michigan State Employees Union, Labor unions (Women)
Meredith to Teach at Univ. of Cincinnati
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James Meredith (American civil rights activist.), University of Cincinnati, Black studies
Agencies Refuse to File Affirmative Action Report
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Discrimination in employment, Government employees, Affirmative action in employment
Black Female Judge Asked to Step Down from Voting Rights Case
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Gabrielle McDonald; 1942-., Election laws, Houston (Tex.) (Courts)
Harold Washington Makes Plea for More Jobs
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Harold Washington; 1922-1987, Unemployment (Relief measures), Public works (Federal aid)
Single Father Adopts 31 Unadoptable Kids; Wants More who Need Homes
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Kojo Odo, Single parent adoption
NAACP to Hold Black Dollar Days in September
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Black Dollar Day
Historic Harlem Begins to Revive Tourist Trade
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Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Defense Dept. Refuses to Award Late Black Colonel Army's High Commendation
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Wendell T. Derricks, World War, 1939-1945 (Blacks), Decorations of honor
Blacks Leading Students at Florida Universities
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Black college students, Colleges and universities (Florida)
Newsman Mal Goode is Lauded by Coppin State
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Mal Goode; 1908-1995, Coppin State College
Ex-con is Starting Over in Law School
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Roderick Owens, New York University School of Law, Black ex-convicts (Education)
Auburn Univ. Starts to Entice Black Students
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Auburn University, Black students, Colleges and universities (Student recruiting)
Rev. H. H. Brookins Named 12th AME District Bishop
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H. Hartford Brookins, African Methodist Episcopal Church
Women Unite to Form a New Political Caucus; Name Chisholm Leader
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Shirley Chisholm (American congresswoman.); 1924-2005, Black Women's Political Caucus
19 to Stand Trial in Grenada Palace Coup
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Trials (Grenada), Grenada (Politics and government)
Awareness of Child Sexual Abuse Raises Number of False Cases
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Child molesting
Chicago Suburb Offers Cash to Landlords, Tenants to Push Local Integration
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Housing (Desegregation), Oak Park (Ill.) (Housing)
Labor Union Pioneer Addie Wyatt Retires
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Addie L. Wyatt; 1924-., United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
Detroit Police Union Must Have Black Leaders
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Labor unions (Blacks, Police), Detroit (Mich.) (Police)
Young Heart Recipient Home and Doing Fine
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Heart (Transplantation)
Woman Gets New Tongue in 10 Hour Operation
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Tongue (Cancer, Surgery)
Sharing Men: a Way of Life for the '80s
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Audrey B. Chapman, Polygamy, Adultery
Widow Explains what Happened to Husband's $4-million Fortune
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Ellsworth Bisbee Warner, Pamela Broadnax Warner, Estates, Decedents'.
Purple Rain
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Albert Magnoli (Reviews), Purple rain (Motion picture) (Reviews)
Prince Makes Debut as Actor in His Hot Film, Purple Rain
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Prince
Carl Lewis, Valerie Hooks, Give New Meaning to 'black Gold' as They Capture Seven Medals
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Black athletes, Olympic athletes, Olympic Games, 1984 (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Negro Ensemble Co. Given $100,000 Grant
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Negro Ensemble Company
Butterfly McQueen Feted at Ceremonies in Houston
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Butterfly McQueen; 1911-1995
Oscar Winner Irene Cara Has Back-to-back Films
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Irene Cara (American actress and singer.)

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