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Thurgood Marshall Raps Nation's Death Row Penalty
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Thurgood Marshall (American Supreme Court justice.); 1908-1993, United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Capital punishment
Rep. Hayes' New Jobs Bill Assures Full Employment
4
Charles A. Hayes; 1918-1977, Full employment
Memories of Martin
4
Memories of Martin (Television program) (Reviews)
Congressmen Blast Reagan Executive Order Applying Sanctions to South Africa
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Apartheid, Sanctions (International law), United States (Commerce, South Africa), South Africa (Commerce, United States)
Rev. Jesse Jackson Travels to Lynchburg to Take Issue with Rev. Jerry Falwell
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Jerry Falwell (American evangelist.), Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Investments, American (South Africa), Church and race relations (South Africa)
Pat Colbert of Dallas Denies Paper's Story of Romance with Wayne Newton
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Pat Colbert, Wayne Newton
Newark's Kenneth Gibson Plans Rally to Denounce Ku Klux Klan in N.J.
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Kenneth A. Gibson; 1932-., Ku Klux Klan, Newark (N.J.) (Race relations)
New Smokey Robinson Disc Blasts Raunchy Pop Lyrics
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Smokey Robinson (American singer and songwriter.), Rock music (Ethical aspects)
Ex-Ark. Policemen Beat Rap of Killing Black in 1960
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Marvin Williams, Police brutality, Conway (Ark.) (Police)
Blacks Now Named to Ten States' Supreme Courts
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Black judges

Black Woman Says She Sat on Oakland 'all-white' Jury
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Edward James Motton, Carolyn Pritchett, Trials (Murder), Black jurors
A. Maceo Walker Succeeds Daughter as President of Universal Life Insurance
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A. Maceo Walker (Sr.), Universal Life Insurance Company
White Man Gets New Life from Black Heart Donor
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Michael Drummond, Tarro Griffin, Heart (Transplantation)
Chicago Mayor Drums Up Trade in Japan, China
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Harold Washington; 1922-1987, Chicago (Ill.) (Industries), United States (Commerce, Japan, China), Japan (Commerce, United States), China (Commerce, United States)
Pointer Sisters Honored in Hometown of Oakland
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Pointer Sisters (Musical group)
Obituary
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Philly Joe Jones (American jazz drummer.); 1923-1985
Obituary
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Jo Jones; 1911-1985
Obituary
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Matthew Moore; d. 1985
NEA's Futrell Has Ideas to Increase Teachers Ranks
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Mary Hatwood Futrell, Teachers (Supply and demand)
SBA Gives $350,000 for College Business Training
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United States Small Business Administration, Business and education, Black colleges and universities (Federal aid)
U.S. to Pay $1 Billion in Defaulted Student Loans
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Student aid
Drug Agents Nab Baby, Parents in Ga. Drug Bust
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Marijuana (Laws and regulations, Georgia), Rome (Ga.) (Crime)
Headless Torso Identified as Chicago School Teacher
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Dorothy Tapper, Murder, Chicago (Ill.) (Crime)
Star Athletes Team Visits 33 Cities to Help Kids
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Athletes (Drug use), Drug education
The Sidney Poitiers Enjoy Solid Tinsel Town Marriage, Hollywood Author Reports
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Sidney Poitier (American actor and film director.), Joanna Shimkus, Jackie Collins (English novelist.)
Black Hysterectomy Patients Face Higher Risk: Study
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Hysterectomy, Black women (Medical care)
Cigarette Smoking Curbs Cancer in Some Women
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Women (Tobacco use), Endometrium (Cancer)
Appeals Court Overturns 'equal Pay' Decision
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Equal pay for equal work, Washington (State) (Employees)
Chicago Judge Supports Fire Department's Quota
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Black firefighters, Blacks (Employment), Chicago (Ill.) (Firefighters)
Dr. J Set to Host Annual Tennis Tourney in Philly
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Julius Erving; 1950-., Tennis (Tournaments)
Deaf Teen Scores Big with U.S. Soccer Team in China
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Curtis Pride (American baseball player and coach.); 1968-, Deaf (Sports), Soccer (Tournaments)
Urban League Grid Classic Should Put Grambling's Coach Closer to History
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Eddie Robinson (American football coach.), Football, College
Teen Football Player Weighs 465 Pounds
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Raymond Smith, Football, High school
Orioles' Murray Funds Camp for Kids with $500,000 Gift
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Eddie Murray, Baltimore Orioles (Baseball team)
Boxer Aaron Pryor Says He Just Needs a 'friend'.
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Aaron Pryor, Boxers (Persons) (Drug use)
Guerrero Plays Hard, But Has a Softer Heart
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Pedro Guerrero; 1956-.
Allen Breaks L.A. Box Office Record in 'Charity'.
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Debbie Allen
Sweet Charity
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Cy Coleman; 1929- (Reviews)
Benson
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Benson (Television program) (Reviews)
N.Y. Writer Battling CBS for 'Amos 'n' Andy' Rights
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Stephen Silverman, CBS Inc, Copyright (Broadcasting rights), Amos 'n' Andy (Fictional characters)
Billy Dee Williams Gives a Revealing Interview to TV's Ebony/Jet Showcase
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Billy Dee Williams
Alfre Woodard Raps Up TV Role, Returns to Stage
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Alfre Woodard (American actress.)
Group Seeks to Honor Talented Musical Clan
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American Music Conference, Amateur Music Family of the Year Awards

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