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Marshall Lauds Lawyers Defending Death Row Cons
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Thurgood Marshall (American Supreme Court justice.); 1908-1993, Death row inmates, Lawyers
Vote Fraud Conviction of Bozeman and Wilder Overturned by Judge
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Maggie Bozeman, Julia Wilder, Blacks (Political activities), Elections (Corrupt practices), Montgomery (Ala.) (Politics and government)
Jackson Candidacy Strives to Reshape U.S. Politics
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-
Hate Groups' Violence is on Rise, Says Klanwatch
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Klanwatch Project, Hate groups, United States (Race relations)
Trial of Grenada Coup Conspirators is Major Problem for Country
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Trials (Grenada), Grenada (Politics and government)
Daisy Bates Resumes Publication of Black Newspaper in Arkansas
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Daisy Bates (American civil rights activist.), Black press, Little Rock (Ark.) (Blacks)
High Court Favors Black who Refused to Drive Truck Without Brakes
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United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Black sanitation workers, Brakes, Refuse truck (Defects), Occupational health and safety (Laws and regulations)
Prison Population Declines Justice Dept. Report Says
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Prisoners
Aaron Re-lives 715th for His Fans 10 Years Later
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Hank Aaron; 1934-., Atlanta Braves (Baseball team) (History), Home run records (Baseball)
Pearson Healing, Expects New Pact with Cowboys
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Drew Pearson (American football player.)

Rev. Marvin Gay Gets First Family Visitor Since Killing His Son
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Marvin Gay, Murder
Obituary
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Marvin Gaye (American singer and songwriter.)
Obituary
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Simon Noah
Grandfather of Tennis Ace Yannick Noah Killed During Recent Cameroon Uprising
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Cameroon (Politics and government)
Hollywood Henderson Pleads No Contest to $10,000 Bribe Charge in Upcoming Calif. Sex Case
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Thomas Henderson (American football player.), Bribery, Sex crimes, Trials (California)
Fear of Heights Gets Midshipman Out of Test Jump from 33-foot Tower
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Jacqueline Davis, United States Naval Academy, Acrophobia, Black women cadets
New Law Urges Nation to Honor Black U.S. Patriots
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United States (History, Blacks, Revolution, 1775-1783)
Papers of Howard Thurman Donated to Boston Univ
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Howard Thurman (American clergyman and theologian.); 1900-1981, Boston University (Libraries)
Postal Clerk Gives $40,000 to Memphis State Univ
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John Wilcox, Memphis State University, Colleges and universities (Gifts, contributions, etc)
Religious Leaders Join to Back Abortion Funding
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Abortion (State aid), Michigan (Religion)
Roman Catholic Bishops Express Concern for Minorities' Equal Rights
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United States Catholic Conference, Church and civil rights
Pope Names Black Bishop to High Vatican Position
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Cardinal Bernardin Gantin; 1922-., Catholic Church Curia Romana
Former Star Dock Ellis Says Fear of Success Drove Him to Use Drugs
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Dock Ellis (American baseball player.), Baseball players (Drug use)
Black Gymnast Wins Title at USA, China Dual Meet
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Dianne Durham, Gymnastics (Women, Competitions)
Baker Ready to Earn Pay, Fight Drug Abuse Rumors
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Dusty Baker; 1949-., Baseball players (Drug use)
Muhammad Ali Says He is Tired of Rumors that He is Brain Damaged
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Muhammad Ali; 1942-., Brain damage, Boxing (Accidents and injuries)
Flip Wilson, Wife Agree to Divorce After 3 Years
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Flip Wilson; 1933-1998, Divorce
Bill Cosby is Honored as Distinguished Pennsylvanian
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Bill Cosby; 1937-.
High Court Upholds Rule in Roots Plagiarism Case
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Alex Haley (American biographer, historian and journalist.); 1921-1992, United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Plagiarism
Singer Rick James Admitted to Buffalo, N.Y. Hospital
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Rick James
Harlem YMCA to Host First Jazz Hall of Fame
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Harlem YMCA Jazz Hall of Fame
Lattisaw and Gill Make Perfect Combination in Their First Hit as Duet
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Stacy Lattisaw, Johnny Gill
Richie Takes Giant Step with His Hello Video
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Lionel Richie (American singer and songwriter.)

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