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Floyd Flake Wins Democrat Bid for N.Y. Seat in House
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Floyd H. Flake; 1945-., Black clergy (Political activities), Queens (New York, N.Y.) (Politics and government)
Md.'s Mitchell Dynasty Falls; New Black Crop Seizes Power
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Parren J. Mitchell (American congressman.); 1922-2007, Clarence Mitchell (III, state legislator and convicted criminal.), Maryland (Politics and government)
James Spencer Tabbed for Virginia Fed. Judgeship
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James R. Spencer, Courts (Virginia)
Rep. Rangel Excluded from Reagan Drug Parley in
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Ronald Reagan (American president); 1911-2004 (Relations with Congress), Charles B. Rangel (American congressman.); 1930-, Drug abuse (Conferences), Narcotics laws and regulations
Mayors Seek More Funding for Local Drug Enforcement
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U.S. Conference of Mayors, Narcotics laws and regulations, Drug abuse (Conferences)
Chester Smith Takes Reins of Commerce Dept. Agency
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Chester B. Smith; 1954-., United States Dept. of Commerce, Black business enterprises (Federal aid)
Ray Charles Records Tune with Billy Joel
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Billy Joel; 1949-., Ray Charles
President Nominates Two African Ambassadors
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United States (Diplomatic and consular service, Africa)
Bears Star Payton Near Two More NFL Records
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Walter Payton; 1954-1999, Football records
'Blue Moon' Odom Jailed 90-days for Cocaine Sale
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John Odom, Narcotics laws and regulations

Settlement is Reached in Child Sexual Assault Case
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Child molesting, Washington (D.C.) (Juvenile justice, Administration of)
Military Personnel Can't Join Hate Groups: DOD.
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Hate groups, United States (Armed Forces, Race relations)
Marshall: Affirmative Action is Still Needed
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Thurgood Marshall (American Supreme Court justice.); 1908-1993, Affirmative action
Memphis Utility Site Named for Patricia Walker Shaw
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Patricia Walker Shaw; 1939-1985
Rosey Grier's Book Reveals how Son Caused Him and Wife to Remarry
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Rosey Grier (American football player and entertainer.); 1932-
Low Incomes Keep Blacks from Treating Hypertension
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Hypertension (Therapy), Blacks (Health and hygiene, Economic conditions)
Health Officials Urge New Moms to Breast-feed Baby
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Breast feeding
Study Reveals Therapists Have Sex with Patients
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Psychotherapists (Sexual behavior), Psychotherapists and patients
Inspired by King, White Man Starts Fund to Finance Needy Students' College Educations
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Eugene M. Lang; 1919-., I Have a Dream Foundation
AKAs Open 1st Black Soror House at Univ. of Alabama
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University of Alabama, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Colleges and universities (Race relations)
Woman Kills Ex-roommate in Revenge Murder-suicide
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Cindy Marie Piccot, Suicide, Murder, New Orleans (La.) (Crime)
Celebration of Black Family Held in Washington
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Black family
Pentecostals Pick Johnson for New Presiding Bishop
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James A. Johnson, Pentecostal Assemblies of the World
Sox Give Foster the Boot, But He Still Gets $3 Million
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George Foster
Ex-NFL Star Bethea Jailed in Dallas, Then Charged in Theft of $64G's from Mom
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Larry Bethea, Theft
Murder-suicide Attempt Charge Hits Daughter of Ex-baseball Star Pinson
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Renee Pinson, Murder, Suicide, Oakland (Calif.) (Crime)
Ashford's 8-year String Broken by Brisco-Hooks
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Evelyn Ashford (American sprinter.); 1957-, Valerie Brisco (American runner.); 1960-, Track and field athletics (Women)
NBA Vet McAdoo Signs Two-year Pact in Italy
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Bob McAdoo; 1951-.
Little Joe Morris Joins Giants of NLF's Richest
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Joe Morris
D.C. Woman Loses Suit to Coach Football Team
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Wanda Oates, Football coaches, Sex discrimination in sports, Football, High school
Aretha Franklin Settles Tax Case Out of Court
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Aretha Franklin, Tax evasion
Diahann Carroll and Joan Collins Renew Their Feud in 'Dynasty' Roles
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Diahann Carroll (American singer and actress.), Joan Collins (British actress.)
Dynasty
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Dynasty (Television program) (Reviews)
Ali's Big Secret--he's Planning Fourth Marriage
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Muhammad Ali; 1942-.
Marrying Men Available But Looking for Younger Women
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Single men, Marriage
Ebony/Jet Showcase
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Ebony. Jet showcase (Television program) (Reviews)

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