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Black Caucus was 'core' of Opposition to Contra Aid
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Congressional Black Caucus, United States Congress House (Voting), Military assistance, American (Nicaragua)
Nigeria Clears Ex-president Shagari of Crime Charges
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Shehu Shagari, Political corruption (Nigeria)
'CBS Morning News' Producer Named, Veep, General Manager at WBBM-TV in Chicago
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Johnathan Rodgers, CBS Inc, Blacks in the television broadcasting industry, Television stations
Rainbow Coalition Confab is Slated for Mid April
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National Rainbow Coalition
Coors Sponsors Black Radio Program Series
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Adolph Coors Co, Radio programs (Black programs)
Texas Teachers Took Test; Put Their Jobs on the Line
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Teachers (Examinations), Educational laws and regulations (Texas)
D.C. Urban League Chief Warns of Pending Unrest
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National Urban League, Unemployment (Relief measures)
Gov't Sues More Chicago Suburbs for City Job Bias
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United States Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division, Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices), Chicago (Ill.) (Employees)
Mary Jane Girls Tell how They Fight Racism and Sexism with Music
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Mary Jane Girls (Musical group)
Nancy Wilson Receives Top Humanitarian Awards; Records Her New Album
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Nancy Wilson (American singer.)

Supreme Court Ruling is Civil Rights Roadblock
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United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987
Hampton Prexy 1st Black to Buy Total Pepsi Franchise
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William R. Harvey, PepsiCo, Inc, Blacks in the soft drink industry
Homeless in L.A. County Must be Fingerprinted to Qualify for Welfare
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Homeless, Fingerprints, Los Angeles County (Calif.) (Public welfare)
Urban League Cites Steps to Attain Full Employment
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National Urban League, Blacks (Employment), Full employment
Dellums Pushing Total U.S. Pullouts from S. Africa
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Ronald V. Dellums; 1935-., Investments, American (South Africa), Apartheid
Nation's Farms Decrease; Black Farms Nearly Gone
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Black farmers
Congress Takes Action to Solve Black Farmer Plight
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United States Farmers Home Administration, Black farmers
Faubus to Run for Gov.; Black Editor Called 'boy' at His Press Conference
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Orval Faubus; 1910-1994, Arkansas (Race relations)
25 Arts Students Awarded Jackson, UNCF Scholarships
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Michael Jackson (American singer and songwriter.); 1958-2009, United Negro College Fund, Arts (Scholarships and fellowships)
Brown Vs. Topeka Bd. Case Retrial Slated for October
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Public schools (Desegregation), Topeka (Kan.) (Education)
First Black Female U.F. Student Body President
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Pamela Bingham, University of Florida, Black women college students, Student government
NAACP Demands Ouster of Hawaiian Judge for Slur
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Robert W. B. Chang, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Racial slurs, Honolulu (Hawaii) (Race relations)
N.Y. Gov. Nixes Death Bill; NBA, NAACP Laud Decision
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Black prisoners, Capital punishment (New York (State))
Little Richard Fined $255; on Probation for Car Crash
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Little Richard, West Hollywood (Calif.) (Traffic accidents)
American Black Men are Subjected to Media Scorn
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Charles Vert Willie (educator.); 1927-, Blacks in mass media
World's Tallest Basketball Player Talks about His Special Lifestyle
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Manute Bol (Sudanese basketball player.); 1962-2010
Grounded by Drug Woes, Lucas Freed by Rockets
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John Lucas, Houston Rockets (Basketball team), Basketball players (Drug use)
Debi Thomas Fulfills Her Promise, Wins World Title
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Debi Thomas (American figure skater.); 1967-, Figure skating (Women, Competitions)
Obituary
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James Shuler; d. 1986
Lionel Richie Wins First Oscar Award
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Lionel Richie (American singer and songwriter.), Academy Awards
Patti LaBelle Victim of $50,000 Hotel Burglary
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Patti LaBelle, Burglary and burglars
Janet Jackson Talks about New Career, Marriage, Divorce and Taking Control of Life
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Janet Jackson

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