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Supreme Court Extends Affirmative Action Goals for Women, Minorities
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United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Women (Employment), Affirmative action in employment
University of Michigan Agrees to Blacks' Demands; Jesse Jackson Assists
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, University of Michigan, Black college students, Colleges and universities (Race relations)
Black Women Report of Sex, Torture, Murder at Hands of White Philadelphia 'bishop'.
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Gary Heidnik, Murder, Philadelphia (Pa.) (Crime)
First Black Police Chief in Greensboro, N.C. is Used to Being a First
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Sylvester Daughtry, Black police chiefs, Greensboro (N.C.) (Police)
Blacks Help Keep Some TV Shows on the Air
12
Blacks and television
Black Doctors Have Higher Rate of Heart Disease
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Heart (Diseases), Black physicians (Health and hygiene)
Huey Newton Sentenced for Firearm Possession
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Huey Newton (American revolutionary.); 1942-1989
Group Cites Racism in Death Penalty Sentence
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Amnesty International, Capital punishment, Discrimination in criminal justice administration
Karatemania II Features Four World Title Fights
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Karate (Competitions)
Casem Greets Southern Gridders with Hard Work
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Marino Casem

Commodores' King Arrested in L.A. Investment Scheme
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William King, Commodores (Musical group), Pyramid selling operations
Sidney Poitier and Others Linked to Tax Shelter Scam
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Charles Agee Atkins, Fraud, Tax evasion
Todd Bridges and Mom Sue Managers for $2 Million
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Todd Bridges, Theatrical agents (Suits and claims)
Black Appointed to Ark. Highway Commission, Hired by Arkansas State Univ
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Rodney Slater; 1955-., Arkansas State University, Arkansas State Highway Commission
Black M.D.'s Convene in Atlanta on Hypertension
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National Medical Association, Hypertension, Blacks (Health and hygiene)
Dick Gregory Thrilled with Response to New Company, Diet Formulas
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Dick Gregory; 1932-., Weight reducing products
Jesse Jackson Takes First Step Toward Another Run for President of United States
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Presidential caucuses (1988, Iowa)
East St. Louis Mayor in Dispute Over Election
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Clyde Jordan, Carl Officer, East Saint Louis (Ill.) (Politics and government)
NAACP Criticizes Florida Gov. Martinez on Hiring
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Bob Martinez; 1934-., Black state officers, Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices), Florida (Politics and government)
Black Attorney in Line to Head Chicago Bar Assn
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Chester L. Blair, Chicago Bar Association
Arizona Gov. Stirs Rift by Denying Racial Slur
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Evan Mecham (American governor.), Racial slurs, Arizona (Race relations)
Futrell Says Hiring Blacks Will End Teacher Shortage
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Mary Hatwood Futrell (labor leader and teacher.), Black teachers (Employment)
Drew U. Medical Study Focuses on 75 Twins
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Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Heart research, Twins, Black youth (Health and hygiene)
Clippers Star Agrees to Surgery After Pay Stops
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Marques Johnson; 1956-., Los Angeles Clippers (Basketball team), Basketball, Professional (Accidents and injuries)
Navy Basketball Star Satisfied by Compromise
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David Robinson; 1965-.
Spinks Cleared to Fight, But Cooney Camp is Quiet
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Michael Spinks (American boxer.), Gerry Cooney (American boxer.), Boxing
Tyson Taps Ex-champ Thomas as His Next Foe
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Mike Tyson; 1966-., Pinklon Thomas, Boxing
Pro Tennis Seeks Black Players for USA's Future
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United States Tennis Association, Black tennis players
Peete Drops by Course in Time for $105G Prize
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Calvin Peete, Golf (Tournaments)
Survey Says Nation's Kids Favor Bulls' Jordan, Bears
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Michael Jordan (American basketball player.); 1963-, Sports (Awards), Youth (Attitudes)
Darryl Dawkins Tells His Story in New Book
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Darryl Dawkins
Johnny Carson's Son Must Pay Support for Black Child who was Living on Welfare
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Christopher Carson (son of Johnny Carson.), Johnny Carson (American television talk show host.); 1925-2005, Support (Domestic relations), Children of interracial parents, Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) (Child welfare)
Obituary
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Joy Simpson
'We are the World' Tune, Hands Across America Net $82.5 Million for Needy
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USA for Africa, Hands Across America, 1986
Jackee Harry Sheds Pounds But Keeps Sex Appeal
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Jackee Harry (American actress.)

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