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Survivor of Racial Attack in N.Y. Wants Special Probe
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Cedric Sandiford; d. 1991, Howard Beach case
Exxon Becomes 87th U.S. Firm to Quit S. Africa
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Exxon Corporation, Apartheid, Investments, American (South Africa)
Md. Fire Chief Reprimanded for Telling a Racist Joke
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Robert J. Wilson, Gaithersburg (Md.) (Firefighters, Race relations)
Obituary
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Era Bell Thompson (American periodical editor and nonfiction writer.); 1906-1986
Cicero Case Prompts Bias Charges Against Detroit Suburbs: Justice Dept
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United States Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division, Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices), Detroit (Mich.) (Employees)
Miss. Kids Finding Homes Thanks to Preacher's Wife
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Linda West, Child welfare (Mississippi), Adoption and adopted children
'Fridge' Perry is Tops, Say U.S. Teens
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William Perry, Youth (Attitudes), Heroes and heroines
King Holiday Highlights Freedom Here and Abroad
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Martin Luther King Day
King Family Reveals how They Keep 'dream' Alive in Jan. Ebony
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King family (family of Martin Luther King, Jr.), Martin Luther King (Jr.); 1929-1968
Arizona Gov. Vows to Repeal King Holiday
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Evan Mecham (American governor.), Martin Luther King Day, Arizona (Race relations)

Blind D.C. Woman Wins $1.2 Million in Lottery
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Jacqueline Saunders, Lottery winners
Diahann Carroll and Vic Damone Marry at Golden Nugget Casino
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Diahann Carroll (American singer and actress.), Vic Damone (American singer.)
Ex-Miss America Vanessa Williams Weds Her Publicist
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Vanessa Williams (American singer and actress.), Ramon Hervey (publicist and husband of Vanessa Williams.)
Fisk President Tells Meaning of the Cosbys' Gift of $1.3 Million
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Bill Cosby; 1937-., Fisk University, Black colleges and universities (Gifts, contributions, etc)
Obituary
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Lloyd Haynes; 1934-1986
Obituary
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Ella Baker; 1903-1986
Director Sought for Black Catholic Congress, Inc
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National Black Catholic Congress
Vice President Bush Worships at Black Church, Boosts Families
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George Bush; 1924- (Religion), Black churches, Baptists (United States), Washington (D.C.) (Religion)
Alabama Man Cleared of Murder 15 Years Later
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Bobby Joe Leaster, Murder, Miscarriage of justice
Spike Lee Wins Honor for 'She's Gotta Have It'.
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Spike Lee (American film director, screenwriter and actor.), Motion pictures (Awards)
Alice Walker, Coretta King Most Outstanding: Poll
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Women, Heroes and heroines
W. Va. Univ. Elects First Black Homecoming Queen
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Terri Lynn Cunningham, West Virginia University, Beauty contests, Black women college students
Harris is Youngest Judge Ever Appointed in Okla
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Jesse Harris, Tulsa (Okla.) (Courts)
Abortion Pill Gets Mixed Response from Physicians
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Mifepristone
Teens Back Birth Control Clinics, Reagan Against it
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Birth control clinics, Teenage pregnancy
Ali's Car in Demand Before Plant is Built
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Muhammad Ali; 1942-., Ali Motors Inc, Sports cars
Reggie Happy for Chance to Play Just 1 More Year
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Reggie Jackson; 1946-.
Trotters Quietly Sign Their 2nd Woman Player
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Jackie White, Harlem Globetrotters
Spinks Loses Round One in Bid to Fight Cooney
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Michael Spinks (American boxer.), Gerry Cooney (American boxer.), Boxing
Nehemiah Ready for U.S. Debut Against Olympians
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Renaldo Nehemiah; 1959-., Hurdle racing
Moses Keeps His Promise on Return to Play Philly
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Moses Malone; 1955-.
Guilty of Theft, Bethea Awaits Sentencing in Va
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Larry Bethea, Theft, Criminal justice, Administration of (Virginia)
First College Graduate Becomes a Boxing Champion
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James Smith
Black QBs Led Eight Teams to Bowl Game Appearances
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Black quarterbacks (Football players)
'Mr. Black Magic' Singer Billy Daniels Serenades Orange Bowl
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Billy Daniels; 1915-1988, Football, College (Bowl games, Halftime)
Janet Jackson Leading American Music Nominations
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Janet Jackson, American Music Awards
J.J. Walker to Return to Tube in New Role
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Jimmie Walker
Eastwood Asked Van Peebles to Play Role in New Flick
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Mario Van Peebles (American actor and motion picture director.), Clint Eastwood (American actor and film director.)
Little Richard Tells why He Quit Being a Minister
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Little Richard

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