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Leadership Roundtable Plans Strategies for More Black Progress in 1980s
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National Black Leadership Roundtable
Four in Oklahoma Will Get $554,000 in Age Bias Case
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Dover Corporation, Age discrimination in employment
Reagan's Appointed Judges Rich, White Males: Study
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Judges (Selection and appointment)
Obituary
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Patricia Harris (American cabinet member.); 1924-1985
Chicago Publisher Fatally Shot, and His Son Wounded
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Charles Armstrong (Sr.), Murder, Chicago (Ill.) (Crime)
King Speech to be Donated to Foundation in Atlanta
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Martin Luther King (Jr.); 1929-1968, Blacks (Civil rights, History)
Black Filmmakers Pick Stars for 1985 Hall of Fame
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Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame
Military Ship Named for Black Hero of Vietnam War
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James Anderson (Jr.), United States Marine Corps (Blacks), Vietnamese War, 1957-1975 (Blacks)
Rep. Rangel Urges Gov't to Enforce Drug Penalties
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Charles B. Rangel; 1930-., Narcotics laws and regulations
Rapists Resentenced; Castration Ruled Out
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Castration, Rape, Criminal justice, Administration of (South Carolina)

What Happened to Marvin Gaye's Family, Fortune?
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Marvin Gaye (American singer and songwriter.)
Black Vote May Determine New U.S. Rep. for Indiana
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Blacks (Political activities), Indiana (Politics and government)
American Beauty Products Gives Away 2 Rolls Royces at New York Reception
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American Beauty Products
New Book Tells of Blacks Struggle Against Slavery
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Abolitionists
Pay Raise Brings Miss. Teachers Back to Class
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Collective labor agreements (Teachers), Strikes (Teachers)
Univ. of Michigan Treats Blacks Unfairly: Study
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University of Michigan, Black college students
Tampa Activists Feted: Donate Papers to USF.
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Helen Saunders, Robert Saunders, University of South Florida, Blacks (Civil rights, History), Tampa (Fla.) (Blacks)
Handicapped Students Get Surprise Show from Prince
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Prince
Prof.'s Research Uncovers Many Black Newspapers
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Black press
Minority Programs Offered at Broadcasters Conference
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National Association of Broadcasters (Conferences), Minorities in the television broadcasting industry
Chicago Dental Society Holds Annual Meeting with Black Prexy at Helm
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Robert L. Kimbrough, Chicago Dental Society, Black dentists
Black Culture Program Held in Dakar, Senegal
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Blacks (Culture), United States (Cultural relations, Senegal), Senegal (Cultural relations, United States)
St. Paul College Chaplain Elected to Head Group
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Nathan D. Baxter, Virginia (Religion)
Judge Wants Black Jurors to Hear N.C. Klan Trial
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Ku Klux Klan, Communist Workers Party (U.S.), Trials (Civil rights), Black jurors, Jury selection, Greensboro (N.C.) (Riots, History)
Tim Reid Pens Final Simon & Simon Script
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Tim Reid (American actor.)
Mother Protests Sentence Given Daughter's Killer
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Carol Gray, Edward Strother, Murder, Washington (D.C.) (Criminal justice, Administration of)
James Meredith Calls Integration a 'sham'.
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James Meredith (American civil rights activist.), United States (Race relations)
Larry Holmes Says He Will Have to Fight His Wife If He Doesn't Retire
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Larry Holmes
Mets Give Strawberry Best Birthday Present
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Darryl Strawberry
Former Grambling Star a Real Outlaw to USFL.
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Trumaine Johnson
Jim Brown Pleads Innocent to Rape, Assault Charges
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Jim Brown (American football player and actor.); 1936-, Rape, Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) (Crime)
Ray Charles Gets No. 1 Disc on Country Chart
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Ray Charles, Country music (Sound recordings)
B. B. King, Ex-manager Make Up and Drop Suit
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B. B. King
Obituary
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Marvin Jerome Yancy
Al Jarreau to Star in Nat King Cole Movie
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Al Jarreau
Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie's Song Earns Millions for Africa's Famine Victims
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Lionel Richie (American singer and songwriter.), Michael Jackson (American singer and songwriter.); 1958-2009, USA for Africa

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