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Blacks Lead Climb Out of Poverty in '85 Report
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Blacks (Economic conditions)
U.S. Hoards Food as Many Here Go Hungry: Hawkins
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Augustus F. Hawkins (American congressman.); 1907-2007, Public welfare (United States), Food relief, Surplus products, Agricultural
Cameroon Buries Victims of Poison Gas Holocaust
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Poisonous gases, Carbon dioxide, Lake Nyos (Cameroon)
S. Africa Police Kill 20 Blacks in Race Riot
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Riots (South Africa), Apartheid
Affirmative Action Backed by Postal Workers Union
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National Alliance of Postal and Federal Employees, Blacks (Employment), Affirmative action in employment
Gault Says Running Track Aids His Football Career
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Willie Gault (American sprinter and football player.), Track and field athletics
U. of Ala. Gridder Dies After Hit, Organs Donated
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Willie Ryles; d. 1986, Football, College (Accidents and injuries)
'Spoon to Settle Score in Rematch with Tubbs
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Tony Tubbs, Tim Witherspoon, Boxing
Drug Problems May Hike NBA's Use of Detectives
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Basketball players (Drug use)
Larry Holmes Continues to Fight--verbally
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Larry Holmes

Black Family Confab Held in D.C.; Many Issues Hit
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Black family
Stokes Asks Congressional Honor for Jesse Owens
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Jesse Owens; 1913-1980, Louis Stokes; 1925-., Congressional Gold Medal
Prince Hall Shriners Elect New Leaders at Chicago Convention
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Shriners (Organization)
Cleveland Man Never Missed a Day of Work in 50 Years
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Frances M. Jones, Job attendance
Children Benefit from Having Moms who Work
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Children of working parents
Oklahoma City Hires Black City Manager
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Terry L. Childers, Oklahoma City (Okla.) (Politics and government)
Althea Simmons Leads Move to Disqualify Rehnquist
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William H. Rehnquist (American Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.), Althea Simmons (civil rights leader.), United States Supreme Court (Nominees), Black suffrage, Phoenix (Ariz.) (Politics and government)
Black Bishops, Priests Vary on Celibacy Issue
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Celibacy (Catholic Church)
Race Bias Charge Leads FCC to Lift N.Y. AM License
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United States Federal Communications Commission, Black women in the radio broadcasting industry, Radio stations
Tony Bennett Talks about Black Stars who Boosted His Career
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Tony Bennett (American singer.); 1926-, Black entertainers
Rights Activist Meredith Runs for Ohio School Bd
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James Meredith (American civil rights activist.), School boards, Education (Ohio)
Lack of Teachers Spurs Barnesville, Ga., Boycott
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Black teachers (Employment), Barnesville (Ga.) (Education)
Lucas Picks White Woman as Mate on Mich. Ticket
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William Lucas, Michigan (Politics and government)
Sanford to Star in New Sitcom, 'Hollywood Hotel'.
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Isabel Sanford
Ex-educator Etta Jones Cited on 100th Birthday
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Etta V. Luck Jones
Mitchell's Lt. Gov. Bid May Integrate Md.'s Politics
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Parren J. Mitchell (American congressman.); 1922-2007, Maryland (Politics and government)
Atlanta Mayor Supports Guardian Angels Proposal
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Guardian Angels (Organization), Atlanta (Ga.) (Transit systems)
NFL Star's Life Includes Playing and Preaching
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Reggie White (American football player and clergyman.); 1961-2004
Robert Weathers Injured in Auto Crash in Mass
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Robert Weathers, Easton (Mass.) (Traffic accidents)
Black Pro Golfers Aware Their Ranks are Declining
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Black golfers
Black Doctors Fight Ban on Boxing, Cite Safety
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National Medical Association, Boxing (Accidents and injuries)
Obituary
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Lorenzo Tucker; 1907-1986
Obituary
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Alfred King (American chemical engineer and nephew of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.); d. 1986
Obituary
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Fred P. Morgan; d. 1986
Dr. J Throws Surprise Birthday Party for Wife
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Julius Erving; 1950-., Birthday parties
Sammy Davis, Jerry Lewis to Team 1st Time for Vegas Shows
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Sammy Davis (Jr.), Jerry Lewis; 1926-.
Kevin Hooks Directing 'Teen Father' TV Movie
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Kevin Hooks
Teen Father
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Teen father (Television program) (Reviews)
Apollonia Talks about Life After 'Falcon Crest'.
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Apollonia; 1961-.
Charges Against Jim Brown Dropped by His Fiancee
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Jim Brown (American football player and actor.); 1936-
Riot Causes Rappers to Cancel L.A. Shows
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Run-D.M.C. (Musical group), Rap music (Ethical aspects), Long Beach (Calif.) (Riots)
Jermaine Jackson Blames Racism in Neighbor Dispute
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Jermaine Jackson (American singer.), Fences, Los Angeles (Calif.) (Race relations)
A Raisin in the Sun
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Lorraine Hansberry (American dramatist); 1930-1965 (Reviews)
St. Louis Man Sues Julio Iglesias on Racial Slur Charges
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Julio Iglesias, Racial slurs, Saint Louis (Mo.) (Race relations)

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