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Omegas Pay Tribute to McNair at Confab in
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Ronald E. McNair, College fraternities, Challenger (Space shuttle) explosion, 1986
Jacksonville Opens SCLC Office; Gears for Confab
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Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Joe Black Named Senior Vice Pres. of Greyhound
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Joe Black, Greyhound Corp
Top S.C. Area Chamber of Commerce Gets Black Chief
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Montez C. Martin (Jr., American county government housing official.), Chambers of commerce, Blacks (South Carolina)
Shirley Dennis Tabbed for Labor Dept. Women's Bureau
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Shirley M. Dennis, United States Women's Bureau
Ghana Plans Ceremony to Honor W.E.B. DuBois
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William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (American sociologist, historian and novelist.); 1868-1963
Haitians Condemn Top Duvalier Aide to Death
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Luc Desyr, Trials (Haiti), Haiti (Politics and government)
Crowning of Country's 1st Black Miss Brazil Causes Racial Tension
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Deise Nunes de Souza, Beauty contests (Brazil), Brazil (Race relations)
Phys. Ed. Teacher Wins $5 Million in Ill. Lottery
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Sherdell Hicks, Lottery winners
Guillaume, Partner Ink Pact with New World TV.
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Robert Guillaume, New World Entertainment Ltd

Bradley Proposes Statue of Liberty for Calif
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Tom Bradley; 1917-1998, Los Angeles (Calif.) (Monuments, statues, etc)
NAACP Investigates Man Shot in Back by Police
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James Irby, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Police shootings, Freehold (N.J.) (Police)
Media Blitz Sinks Brown as S. African Ambassador
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Robert J. Brown, United States (Diplomatic and consular service, South Africa)
Welfare Recipient who Won Conn. Lotto Must Repay State
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Charles Weaver, Lottery winners, Waterbury (Conn.) (Public welfare)
Dunham Not Surprised by Racist Attitudes to 1st Black Miss Brazil
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Katherine Dunham (American dancer and choreographer.), Brazil (Race relations)
Cosby's Yearly Earnings Compute to a Cool $10M.
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Bill Cosby; 1937-.
Kareem Sues Ex-agent After Nearly Going Broke
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Thomas M. Collins, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; 1947-., Sports agents (Professional ethics)
Trial Ordered to Select Real Frankie Lymon Widow in $1M Royalties Case
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Frankie Lymon, Royalties, Copyright (Music)
Meli'sa Morgan Talks about Steamy 'Do Me Baby' Hit
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Meli'sa Morgan
The Long Night of Lady Day
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Long night of Lady Day (Television program) (Reviews)
Walker New Chancellor at Univ. of Ark.-Pine Bluff
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Charles A. Walker, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Average Pay for Teachers in U.S. Last Year $25,240
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Teachers (Salaries)
Fisk Reduces $4 Million Debt to $450,000 Balance
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Fisk University
Durham Takes the Helm at Community College of Balt
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Joseph T. Durham, Community College of Baltimore
Ugly Mental Patients Take Longer to Adjust: Study
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Homeliness, Mentally ill (Rehabilitation), Beauty, Personal (Psychological aspects)
CME Bishop Caesar Coleman Named Denomination's CEO.
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Caesar D. Coleman, Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
Bethune Chaplain Conducts UMC Seminar in Africa
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Rogers P. Fair, World Methodist Conference, Religious conferences (Kenya)
Indiana Girl's Death Sentence Makes History
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Paula R. Cooper, Capital punishment (Indiana), Juvenile justice, Administration of (Indiana)
Mom who Killed One Child Wants Sterilization as Plea Bargain in 2nd's Death
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Debra Ann Williams, Child abuse, Sterilization, Sexual (Laws and regulations, South Carolina), Murder, Columbia (S.C.) (Criminal justice, Administration of)
Navy's McCallum Signs NFL Contract with L.A. Raiders
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Napoleon McCallum
'Just a Lot of Talk' Says Dr. J Has $4 Million Offer
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Julius Erving; 1950-.
Throwing Tantrums Instead of a Baseball May Land Red Sox' Boyd in Jail
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Dennis Boyd (American baseball player.), Baseball, Professional (Ethical aspects)
Puckett Made the Most of Mention by Jackson as A.L. Wins All-star Tilt
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Kirby Puckett (American baseball player and executive.); 1961-2006, Baseball, Professional (All-star games)
Nehemiah Back on Track to 'control My Destiny'.
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Renaldo Nehemiah; 1959-., Hurdle racing
Wilt Shares Wise Words and Skill with N.Y. Youth
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Wilt Chamberlain; 1936-1999
Jermaine Jackson Fights Neighbors to Keep $250,000 Fence Around Home
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Jermaine Jackson (American singer.), Fences, Los Angeles (Calif.) (Race relations)
Pendergrass Released from Hospital Following Crash
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Teddy Pendergrass (American soul singer.), Traffic accidents (Pennsylvania)
Ex-Shalamar Leader is Cleared of Drug Charges
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Howard Hewett (Jr., American singer.), Musicians (Drug use)
Designer Willi Smith Suits Groom, Ushers at Kennedy Nuptials
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Willi Smith (American fashion designer.), Caroline Kennedy (American lawyer and daughter of President John F. Kennedy.), Edwin Schlossberg (American exhibit and interior designer.), Wedding clothes
Stevie Wonder: Red Hot on U.S. Tour!
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Stevie Wonder (American singer and songwriter.)

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