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Rep. Mitchell Will Run for Lt. Gov. Seat of Maryland
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Parren J. Mitchell (American congressman.); 1922-2007, Maryland (Politics and government)
Mississippi May Get First Black Congressman Since 1877
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Mike Espy; 1953-., Mississippi (Politics and government)
Senate Committee Rejects Reagan Choice for Bench
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Jeff Sessions (American senator.), United States Congress Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Judges (Selection and appointment)
White Solons Sponsor New Job Program for Poor Families
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Job Training Partnership Act
Ralph Abernathy III and M.L. King III Make Bids for Political Office
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Martin Luther King (III); 1957-, Ralph David Abernathy (III, American state legislator and son of clergyman and civil rights leader Ralph D. Abernathy.), Georgia (Politics and government)
U. of Georgia Press Bids for MLK Papers
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Martin Luther King (Jr.); 1929-1968 (Archives), University of Georgia Press
UNCF Study Sheds Light on Accuracy of SAT Test
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United Negro College Fund, Scholastic Assessment Test
M.I.T. to Name Space Center for Ron McNair
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Ronald E. McNair, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Space Research
Study Says Kids Prefer Playing with Their Dads
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Play, Fathers
Catholic Bishops Blame Economy for U.S. Poverty
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Catholic Church National Conference of Catholic Bishops, Church and economics (Catholic Church)

S. Africa's Mixed Couple Forced to Live Apart
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Protas Madlala, Suzanne Madlala, Marriage law (South Africa), Interracial marriage, Apartheid
Pittsburgh Mother Hurdles Obstacles to Get Medical Degree from Hahnemann U.
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Alison K. Walker, Hahnemann Medical College
Chicago's Holy Angels Church Destroyed by Fire
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George Clements (American priest and child benefactor.); 1932-, Churches (Buildings) (Fires and fire prevention), Chicago (Ill.) (Churches (Buildings))
Chuck Morrison Appointed New V.P. for Coca-Cola USA.
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Chuck Morrison, Coca-Cola Company
Obituary
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Roy Kirklin Davenport; d. 1986
Budget Cuts Don't Cause Suffering, Secretary Says
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United States Dept. of Health and Human Services (Appropriations and expenditures), Public welfare
Ex-cop Fired for Jolson Skit Wins Court Case
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Robert Berger, Police (Dismissal), Blackface entertainers, Baltimore (Md.) (Police, Race relations)
Move is on to Pick D.C. as Site for Dems.' Convention
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Democratic national conventions (1988), Washington (D.C.)
Milwaukee Council to Aid Minority Workers' Plight
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Bonds, Industrial development, Minorities (Employment), Milwaukee (Wis.) (Municipal contracts)
Penn. Med. College Prexy Maurice Clifford Retiring
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Maurice C. Clifford, Medical College of Pennsylvania
Vandross Continues Diet, Releases New Hit Single
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Luther Vandross (American rhythm and blues singer and songwriter.)
Women's Film Group Honors Quincy Jones
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Quincy Jones (American composer and record producer.); 1933-, Women in Film (Organization)
Parks, Tubman Listed as Most Important U.S. Women
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Rosa Parks (American civil rights activist.); 1913-2005, Harriet Tubman (American abolitionist.); 1820?-1913, Women
Dr. Edelman Pays Tribute to Her Hero Sojourner Truth
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Marian Wright Edelman (American children's rights advocate.); 1939-, Sojourner Truth (American abolitionist.); d. 1883, Abolitionists
Boston School Supt. Nixes Diplomas for 51 Seniors
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Reading (Testing), High schools (Graduation requirements), Boston (Mass.) (Education)
Daughter of Ralph Abernathy Marries and He Officiates
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Ralph D. Abernathy (American clergyman and civil rights leader.); 1926-1990
NFL Star Passes Lie Test, Welcomes Gambling Probe
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Irving Fryar; 1962-., Football betting, Football, Professional (Ethical aspects)
Don't Compare Kids to Me Or Aaron, Mays Tells Press
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Willie Mays; 1931-., Sports journalism
Injury Makes Noah Miss Thrill of Hometown Fans
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Yannick Noah, Tennis (Accidents and injuries)
Former Olympian Smith Accepts His Punishment
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Tommie Smith; 1944-., Track and field athletics (Ethical aspects)
Rod Carew Spurns Giants for Life After Baseball
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Rod Carew (American baseball player.); 1945-
Carl Lewis Explains Loss, Says 'I'm Sort of Cruising'.
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Carl Lewis (American sprinter and long jumper.); 1961-, Track and field athletics
Worm Salad Prompts Bear Player to Sue Restaurant
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Dave Duerson (American football player.), Food poisoning, Salads (Contamination)
Coach K.C. Jones Makes Celtics Job Look So Easy
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K. C. Jones, Boston Celtics (Basketball team)
Miles Davis Turns 60 as Superstars Sail with Him at Surprise Party
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Miles Davis (American jazz trumpet player and flugelhornist.), Entertaining
Michael Jackson May Sing at Moscow's Goodwill Games
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Michael Jackson (American singer and songwriter.); 1958-2009, Goodwill Games
ABC Broadcast Manager Sues Company for $29 Million
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Dorothy Green, American Broadcasting Companies, Inc, Black women (Employment), Black women in the television broadcasting industry
Morris Day Weds Member of His Backup Group in Vegas
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Morris Day
Teddy Pendergrass Says, 'don't Feel Sorry for Me; Listen to My Songs'.
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Teddy Pendergrass (American soul singer.)

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