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Biggest Black GOP Inaugural Turnout in the Past Decade Now Expected for Reagan
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Ronald Reagan (American president); 1911-2004 (Inauguration, 1985), Blacks (Political activities)
Jackson Confers with Pope; May Try 2nd MidEast Rescue
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Pope John Paul II; 1920-2005, Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Church and race relations (South Africa, Catholic Church)
Dancer Hurt in S. Africa Claims Racial Negligence in $130 Million Lawsuit
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Barry Martin (American dancer and choreographer.), Hospitals (Malpractice, South Africa), Apartheid
Robinson Vows S. Africa Protests to Persist: GOP Heads Meet State Envoy
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Civil rights demonstrations, Apartheid, United States (Foreign relations, South Africa), South Africa (Foreign relations, United States)
Obituary
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Prentice H. Polk
Judge Says Oil Magnate Widow Must Produce Goods Or be Sentenced in Jail
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Ellsworth Bisbee Warner, Pamela Broadnax Warner, Estates, Decedents'.
Reformed Killer Tries to Gain His Freedom
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Wilbert Rideau (American convicted murderer and prison journalist.), Pardon, Criminal justice, Administration of (Louisiana)
Blacks Adopt Kids More Often Than Whites: Agency
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Adoption and adopted children
Judge Rules Black Baby May Stay with White Pair
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Child welfare (Michigan), Interracial adoption
White Gets Three Years for Assaulting Boston Blacks
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Russell Hathaway, Boston (Mass.) (Criminal justice, Administration of, Race relations)

White House Aide Robbed by Intruder in Her Home
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Stephanie Lee-Miller, Robberies and assaults, Washington (D.C.) (Crime)
Organizations Rally to Fight Food Famine
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Famines (Ethiopia), Relief work (Ethiopia)
Leontyne Price Gives Farewell Show at Met
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Leontyne Price, Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Lou Rawls Telethon Nets $10.1 Million for UNCF.
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Lou Rawls (American singer), United Negro College Fund, Telethons
Most Americans Support School Prayer, Poll Says
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School prayer
Budget Cuts May Erase Student Aid for Families Making More Than $30,000
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Student aid
Cleveland Pastor Killed Giving New Year's Service
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Hosea Conner, Leonard Winston, Murder, Cleveland (Ohio) (Crime)
Revs. Gaines, Williams Get New Church Posts
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Willie T. Gaines, Michael P. Williams, Black clergy, Baptists (United States)
S.C. Mayor Works with All-white Female Council
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Curtis Inabinett, Women public officers, Ravenel (S.C.) (Politics and government)
Morial Takes the Helm of U.S. Conference of Mayors
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Ernest Nathan Morial; 1929-1989, U.S. Conference of Mayors
Detroit Judge Orders Retrial in Murder Case
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Karen Norman, Trials (Murder), Mistrial, Detroit (Mich.) (Criminal justice, Administration of)
VW Settles with Family of Exec who Killed Self
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William B. Brock, Volkswagen of America Inc, Blacks (Employment), Blacks in the automobile industry, Suicide
New Orleans Gets First Black Police Superintendent
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Warren G. Woodfork (Sr.), Black police, New Orleans (La.) (Police)
New Laws Now Recognize Marital Rape as a Crime
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Marital rape
Baltimore's Ramada Inn is Charged with Race Bias
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Ramada Inc, Blacks (Segregation), Baltimore (Md.) (Race relations)
Rampant Racial Violence in Chicago Cited by Study
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Chicago (Ill.) (Race relations)
Black Women Earning as Much as White Ones
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Women (Salaries), Black women (Employment)
Girl Raped in School While 10 People Watch
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Rape, Crime and criminals (Virginia), School violence
Sugar Ray Heads to Paris with Wife After Jeep Crash
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Sugar Ray Leonard; 1956-.
Wills Gets Life in Order, Passes on Woes of Drugs
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Maury Wills; 1932-., Baseball players (Drug use)
Piston's Star Doesn't Let Broken Nose Break Him
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Terry Tyler, Detroit Pistons (Basketball team), Basketball, Professional (Accidents and injuries)
Franco Cheered Steelers While Prepping for Brown
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Franco Harris; 1950-.
What's Behind Protest of Prince in His Hometown?
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Prince, Rock music (Ethical aspects), Minneapolis (Minn.) (Moral conditions)
Judge Rules James Brown Too Poor to Pay Creditors
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James Brown (American singer.)
Eddie Murphy: Race and Wit Make Cop Movie a Box-office Hit
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Eddie Murphy (American comedian and actor.)
Beverly Hills Cop
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Martin Brest (Reviews), Beverly Hills cop (Motion picture) (Reviews)
Black Achievement Awards Show to be Aired on TV.
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American Black Achievement Awards
The Jeffersons
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Jeffersons (Television program) (Reviews)

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