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Black Solar Physicist on Space Shuttle Commission
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Arthur Walker (Jr.), United States President's Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident
Mayor Rips Reagan's Proposed Cuts to Cities
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Harold Washington; 1922-1987, Intergovernmental fiscal relations, Chicago (Ill.) (Finance)
70 Percent of Black Kids Get Gov't Benefits
5
Child welfare
S.C. State College to Name Endowed Chair in Honor of Retiring Prexy Nance
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M. Maceo Nance (Jr.), South Carolina State College
McAuliffe, Grad of Black School, Mourned by Alumni
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Bowie State College
Melvin Van Peebles' New Book Takes Him from Show Biz to Wall Street Biz
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Melvin Van Peebles; 1932-., Options (Contracts)
Students, Churches, Leaders, Protest Racist Remark by White D.C. Disc Jockey
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Doug Tracht, Martin Luther King Day, Blacks and radio, Racial slurs, Washington (D.C.) (Race relations)
Georgian Staves Off Eviction from Family Farm
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Oscar Lorick, Black farmers, Agriculture (Georgia)
Best Firms for Blacks Cited in Black Enterprise
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Job satisfaction, Blacks (Employment), Corporations
Commerce Dept. Awards $200,000 to Train Minority Broadcasters
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United States Minority Business Development Agency, Blacks in the television broadcasting industry, Blacks in the radio broadcasting industry

McAuliffe, Grad of Black School, Mourned by Alumni; McNair Family Starts Scholarship Fund Drive
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Challenger (Space shuttle) explosion, 1986
Obituary
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Christa McAuliffe (American high school teacher and crew member of space shuttle Challenger.)
Obituary
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Ronald E. McNair
Navy Captain Selected for Promotion to Rear Admiral
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J. Paul Reason; 1941-., United States Navy (Blacks)
N.Y. Activists Awarded $250,000 in Drawing
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Jean Turner, Dorothy Hughes; 1938-., Ten\Eight Foundation Inc, Lottery winners, Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Johnnie Taylor Says He Beat Booze, Drugs to Record New Album
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Johnnie Taylor; 1938-2000, Musicians (Drug use)
Haitian Ruler 'Baby Doc' Flees After Bloody Protests
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Jean-Claude Duvalier, Riots (Haiti), Haiti (Politics and government)
Black Crew Globetrots to Mark Black History
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Black air pilots, Black History Month
Langston Hughes: the Dream Keeper
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Langston Hughes: the dream keeper (Television program) (Reviews)
'Make-work' Programs Can Cut Joblessness, Welfare
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Workfare
Fatigue a Major Problem for Women Across Country
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Fatigue, Women (Health and hygiene)
Dr. Agnes Lattimer Named Head of Chicago Hospital
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Agnes D. Lattimer, Cook County Hospital (Chicago, Ill.)
Bill Cosby Funds Scholarship for Pal who Died of Cancer
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Bill Cosby; 1937-., John Bowser, Central State University (Ohio), Scholarships and fellowships
Number of Blacks Continues to Decline at Med Schools
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Black medical students
Eldridge Cleaver Announces Bid for U.S. Senate Seat
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Eldridge Cleaver; 1935-1998, California (Politics and government)
Two Blacks Compete in N. Orleans Mayoral Race
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Sidney Barthelemy, William Jefferson; 1947-., New Orleans (La.) (Politics and government)
Hale House Gets Funding to Shelter Recovering Addicts
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Clara Hale, Hale House (New York, N.Y.)
'Vice' Star Thomas Plans to Market New Sports Car
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Philip Michael Thomas, Sports cars
Many Single Women Ready to Raise Children Alone
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Single mothers
Study Reveals Prejudice on Decline, But Prevalent
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United States (Race relations)
Teen Sex Survey Stirs Controversy in Baltimore
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Black youth (Sexual behavior), Sex surveys, Baltimore (Md.) (Youth)
Randolph Baxter Takes Oath as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
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Randolph Baxter, Bankruptcy (Laws and regulations), Cleveland (Ohio) (Courts)
Spencer Slated for First Black Va. Fed. Judgeship
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James R. Spencer, Courts (Virginia)
New Champ Witherspoon Could Lose His WBA Title
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Tim Witherspoon, Boxers (Persons) (Drug use)
Ex-BoSox Coach Harper Files Discrimination Suit
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Tommy Harper; 1940-., Discrimination in sports
Bulls Star Dailey Again Seeks Help for Drug Woes
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Quintin Dailey (American basketball player.), Chicago Bulls (Basketball team), Basketball players (Drug use)
Young Black Hockey Star Wins Most Valuable Award
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Grant Fuhr, Hockey, Professional (Awards)
Holmes Ready for Rematch, Tells Youth to 'be Better'.
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Larry Holmes
Cubs Star Durham Happy, Ready for Spring Training
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Leon Durham; 1957-.
Gooden Seeks Arbitration for $1.5 Million from Mets
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Dwight Gooden (American baseball player.), New York Mets (Baseball team)
Gunman in Murders of Grid Star's Family Guilty
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Kermit Alexander, Trials (Murder), Los Angeles (Calif.) (Juvenile justice, Administration of)
Goldberg, Avery, Winfrey Up for Oscars in 'Purple'.
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Whoopi Goldberg (American actress.), Oprah Winfrey (American television talk show host.), Margaret Avery (American actress.), Academy Awards
The Color Purple
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Steven Spielberg; 1947- (Reviews), Color purple (Motion picture) (Reviews)
Actress Files $196m Suit Against Farrah Fawcett
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Farrah Fawcett (American actress.); 1947-2009, Sonja Dunson
Richie Gets New Manager; Ends Kragen Association
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Ken Kragen (theatrical agent.), Lionel Richie (American singer and songwriter.), USA for Africa, Theatrical agents
B.B. King Takes Blues from Shame to Respect
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B. B. King

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