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Battle Rages for Control of Detroit TV Station
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Television stations, Black
D.C. Mayor Barry Sues U.S. Atty. Over 'leak a Week'.
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Marion Barry; 1936-., United States Dept. of Justice, Political corruption (Washington (D.C.)), Government and the press
Controversy Stirs Around Barricades in Cleveland
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Shaker Heights (Ohio) (Race relations)
Obituary
6
Robert N. C. Nix (American congressman.); 1908-1987
Pregnant Woman Found Hanged in N.Y. Jail Cell; Angry Blacks Ask Probe
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Shirley A. Harris-Smith; d. 1987, Black women prisoners (Treatment), Binghamton (N.Y.) (Prisons)
Poussaint: Money, Play Keeps Black Kids Slimmer Than Fat White Kids
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Black children, Childhood obesity
Recipe of the Week
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Chicken salads
Langhart is Fired After Refusing TV Lottery Job
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Janet Langhart Cohen (American television talk show host and wife of Secretary of defense William S. Cohen.), Black women (Employment), Television programs (Lottery results), Black women in the television broadcasting industry
Black Press is Vital, Says Detroit Mayor Young
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Coleman Young; 1918-1997, Black press
NBA Draft a Pleasant Change for Black Colleges
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Basketball, Professional (Draft)

D.C. Mayor's Mother-in-law Pleads Guilty to Arson
8
Polly Lee Harris, Arson, Clinton (Md.) (Fires)
Black Computer Firm Wins $15 Million Contract in Md
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Maxima Corporation, Prince Georges County (Md.) (County contracts)
Congressman Gray Puts Together First Trillion Dollar Budget in History of U.S.
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William H. Gray (III.), United States Congress House Committee on the Budget, Budget (United States)
Henry Cade Named New Pharmacy Board Prexy
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Henry Cade, National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, Black pharmacists
Minister/councilman's Rape Conviction Still Stuns His Church, City
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Clyde L. Johnson (Sr.), Child molesting, Black clergy (Sexual behavior), Petersburg (Va.) (Crime)
Black Methodist Minister Heads White Texas Church
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J. D. Phillips, United Methodist Church, Church and race relations, Killeen (Tex.) (Religion)
Black Man's Teeth a Deadly Weapon, Jury Rules
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James V. Moore, Bites, Human, AIDS (Disease) (Legal aspects), Criminal justice, Administration of (Minnesota)
Miami Judge Nixes Will Awarding $1.5 Mil. Real Estate to Black Gardener
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Purless Merrell, Lucille Newkirk, Wills
L.A. Animal Control Officer Attacked by Pit Bull Dog
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Pit bull terriers
Women Right to Kill Men who Brutalize Them: Group
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Abused women, Murder
Black Woman's 'murder Wish' for Reagan is Free Speech, Supreme Court Says
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Ardith McPherson Jackson, Ronald Reagan (American president); 1911-2004 (Assassination attempts), United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Freedom of speech
Pact Reached in Voting Issue at Springfield, Ill
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Black suffrage, Springfield (Ill.) (Politics and government)
Kentucky Tot Hospitalized Three Years Goes Home
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Tabatha Foster; 1984-1988, Short bowel syndrome
Ex-manager Martin Tells Jesse: Stick to Politics
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Billy Martin (American baseball manager.); 1928-1989, Discrimination in sports, Blacks in baseball management
Phils Cover Many Bases by Hiring Ex-star Maddox
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Garry Maddox; 1949-.
'Oil Can' Boyd Slides Back Into Action for Red Sox
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Dennis Boyd (American baseball player.)
Payton's Agent Could Pose a Problem with NFL Plans
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Walter Payton; 1954-1999, Paul Holmes, Sports agents (Professional ethics), Football, Professional (Organization and administration)
Sugar Ray Leonard, an Eddie Robinson Fan, Gifts $250G's to Grambling
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Sugar Ray Leonard (American boxer.); 1956-, Eddie Robinson (American football coach.), Grambling State University, Black colleges and universities (Gifts, contributions, etc)
Gooden Sheds Light on His Problem with Cocaine
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Dwight Gooden (American baseball player.), New York Mets (Baseball team), Cocaine, Baseball players (Drug use)
Rapper L.L. Cool J Charged with Lewdness on Ga. Stage
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LL Cool J (American rapper and actor.), Rap music (Ethical aspects), Public sex
Musical 'Mama' Eviction Cleared by N.Y. Judge
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Eviction, New York (N.Y.) (Theater)
Mama I Want to Sing
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Vy Higginsen (Reviews), Ken Wydro (Reviews), Rudolph V. Hawkins (Reviews)
Smokey Robinson Talks about New Hit and a Quiet Divorce After 27-year Marriage
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Smokey Robinson (American singer and songwriter.)
Gleason Remembered for Helping Black Comedians
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Black comedians
Obituary
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Jackie Gleason (American actor.)
Dizzy's Clarion Calls for Degree in Bebop
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Dizzy Gillespie (American trumpet player.); 1917-1993, Jazz music (Study and teaching)

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