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Army Names First Black Chief of Public Affairs
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Charles D. Bussey; 1933-., United States Army (Blacks)
Philly Mayor Wilson Goode Orders City to Do Business with More Blacks, Women
4
W. Wilson Goode; 1938-., Minority business enterprises, Philadelphia (Pa.) (Municipal contracts)
Census Bureau Lists 10 Poorest Counties
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Poor (Statistics)
Southern Reps Ignore Black Concerns: Study
5
Black congressmen, Southern States (Politics and government)
Price Lauded for Her 25 Years of Public Service
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Yvonne Price, Blacks (Civil rights, History)
Bone Marrow Transplant is Used in Sickle Cell Cure
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Marrow (Transplantation), Sickle cell anemia (Therapy)
Partners in Crime
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Partners in crime (Television program) (Reviews)
Vanessa Williams Reveals Talent as Actress in TV Show, Partners in Crime
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Vanessa Williams (American singer and actress.)
Ex-wife Entitled to Half of Lottery Prize
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Lottery winners
Ga. Coroner Says Black Man Died of Heart Attack While in Police Custody
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Police brutality, Waynesboro (Ga.) (Police)

Georgia Won't Lose Funds Over College Desegregation
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Colleges and universities (Desegregation, Georgia)
Social Security Files Too Many Lawsuits, Study Says
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Social security
Marcus Chenault Appeals His Death Row Sentence
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Alberta King, Marcus Wayne Chenault, Criminal justice, Administration of (Georgia), Murder
Judge OKs Tenn. Colleges Desegregation Settlement
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Colleges and universities (Desegregation, Tennessee)
Lutheran Churches Get First Black President
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Will Herzfeld, Association of Evangelical Lutheran Churches
Black Bishops Cite Ways for Church to Upgrade Its Ministry to the Race
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Black bishops, Church and race relations (Catholic Church), Catholic Church (Blacks)
Obituary
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Delia Davis Johnson
Robinson Heads African Business Aid Foundation
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Leonard H. Robinson (Jr.), African Development Foundation
Black MBA Group Holds Sixth Annual Conference
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National Black MBA Association
NAACP, Food Chain Reach Accord to End Boycott
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Operation Fair Share, Food Lion, LLC, Boycott
NAACP Starts Program to Boost School Attendance
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, School attendance, Blacks (Education)
James Meredith Teaching Class on Law and Blacks
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James Meredith (American civil rights activist.), University of Cincinnati, Black studies
Public, Teachers Clash on Education Problems
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Public schools (Public opinion)
Rigorous Exercise May Not be for Everybody
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Exercise (Physiological effects)
No Charges Filed in Miami Police Shooting
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Luis Alvarez, Police shootings, Miami (Fla.) (Police)
Marvin Gaye's Father Pleads No Contest in Murder Case
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Marvin Gay, Murder
NBA Stars Pleased with Awards, Aid for Children
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Basketball, Professional (Awards)
NBA Star Dawkins Wins European Fans' Hearts
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Darryl Dawkins
Blue to Test Himself in Puerto Rico this Winter
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Vida Blue, Baseball, Professional (Winter leagues)
Ex-Bull Bob Love Hurt, Sues Three Former Teams
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Bob Love, Basketball, Professional (Accidents and injuries)
Russell Forgives Barry's 'watermelon' Smile Remark to Reunite for Cable TV.
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Rick Barry (American basketball player and sportscaster.), Bill Russell (American basketball player, coach and sportscaster.); 1934-
Activist Tommie Smith Fighting New Racial Battle
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Tommie Smith; 1944-., Santa Monica College, Colleges and universities (Race relations)
Fans, Friends Worried, But Ali Says 'I'm Fine'.
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Muhammad Ali; 1942-.
Dick Gregory Hires Frank Wills for His Drug Abuse Campaign
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Frank Wills, Dick Gregory; 1932-., Drug education
Tina Turner Gets 1st Solo Platinum Album
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Tina Turner
Jackson's Thriller Gets MTV Video Music Awards
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Michael Jackson (American singer and songwriter.); 1958-2009, MTV Video Music Awards
Shirley Chisholm Eyes Tyson to Portray Her
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Shirley Chisholm (American congresswoman.); 1924-2005, Cicely Tyson (American actress.)

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