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Marian Anderson Receives National Medal of Arts
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Marian Anderson; 1897-1993, National Medal of Arts
Gov't Study Says Porn Leads to Sexual Crimes
4
United States Attorney General's Commission on Pornography
U.S. Withholds Aid to Zimbabwe; Wants Apology
4
United States (Foreign relations, Zimbabwe), Zimbabwe (Foreign relations, United States)
Bob Brown Backed for Diplomat to S. Africa
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Robert J. Brown, United States (Diplomatic and consular service, South Africa)
Revenue for 'Cosby' Ads Reaches All-time High
5
Television advertising (Time purchasing)
Rattley Elected 1st Black Mayor of Newport News, Va
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Jessie Rattley; 1929-., Newport News (Va.) (Politics and government)
Bill Cosby Wins 'Father Really Knows Best' Award; Book Earns $3.6 Million
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Bill Cosby; 1937-.
Black Stars Hit Jackpot with Tunes from Movies
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Motion picture music (Sound recordings), Black music (Sound recordings)
Black Minister Makes History at Alabama A&M.
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Willie Alexander, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, College students (Religious life), Baptists (United States)
Goetz Faces New Murder Charges in New Trial
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Bernhard Goetz (Trials, litigation, etc)

The Cosby Show
5
Cosby show (Television program) (Reviews)
Waldon Wins N.Y. Court Battle for Congressman
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Alton Waldon; 1936-., Queens (New York, N.Y.) (Politics and government)
Court Protects Voter Rights in Durham
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United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Election laws (North Carolina), Black suffrage, Durham (N.C.) (Politics and government)
Elijah Muhammad's Heirs to Share $5.7M Fortune
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Elijah Muhammad; 1897-1975, Estates, Decedents'., Nation of Islam
School Prayer Would Do 'no Harm,' Justice Burger
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Warren E. Burger (American Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.); 1907-1995, School prayer
Stovall Gets Agriculture Job Back; New Group Probes Other Black Firings There
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Vertis Stovall (Jr.), United States Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Black government employees (Dismissal), Blacks (Employment)
Actor Todd Bridges Gets Probation in Bomb Case
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Todd Bridges, Los Angeles (Calif.) (Criminal justice, Administration of)
Carter Joins Volunteers to Build Homes for Poor
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Jimmy Carter (American president.); 1924-, Habitat for Humanity Inc, Blacks (Housing), Chicago (Ill.) (Housing)
Arnold Whitmore Named CEO at Church's Chicken
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Arnold P. Whitmore, Churchs Chicken (Firm)
New Orleans Site of 'Buy Freedom' Campaign
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Black consumers, Black business enterprises, New Orleans (La.) (Blacks)
Black Colleges Awarded Navy Research Grants
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United States Office of Naval Research, Black colleges and universities (Research, Federal aid)
Marshall, Majority Differ on Student Vulgarity Case
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Matthew Fraser, United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Obscenity (Law), Student suspension
Educator who Opened Fla. School Bd. to Blacks Exits
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Henry T. McMillan, School boards, Escambia County (Fla.) (Education)
Black College Presidents Say Prohibiting Drugs on Campus Almost Impossible
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College students (Drug use), Blacks (Drug use), Black college presidents (Attitudes)
Bishop College President Resigns for a New Post
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Wright L. Lassiter (Jr.), Bishop College
Blacks' Hypertension is Linked to Stress: Study
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Stress, Hypertension (Psychological aspects), Blacks (Psychology, Health and hygiene)
Genes Cause More Fat Than Eating: Study
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Obesity (Genetic aspects)
AIDS More Common Among Heterosexuals in Haiti
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AIDS (Disease) (Haiti), Heterosexuality
Greer New Managing Editor of Cleveland Plain Dealer
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Thomas H. Greer, Cleveland plain dealer (Newspaper)
Age Bias Suit Filed by TV Reporter in St. Louis
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Dianne White, Age discrimination in employment, Women (Employment), Television programs (Local news programs), Black women in the television broadcasting industry
Report Urges 'get Tough' Policy on Wife Beaters
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Wife abuse
McGlotten is First Black Chief Lobbyist of AFL-CIO.
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Robert M. McGlotten, AFL-CIO, Labor laws and regulations, Labor unions (Blacks)
Man Sues Former Wife for Improper Use of His Sperm
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Danny Eller, Support (Domestic relations), Artificial insemination, Human
New Law Requires Cuts in Veteran Benefits
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Veterans (Benefits)
Blacks Leave Neighborhood in Md. After Racial Attacks
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Blacks (Housing), North Point Village (Md.) (Housing)
NFL Union Files Suit to Block Forced Drug Tests
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Drug abuse (Testing), Football players (Drug use)
Bank Sues Franco Harris Over $321,000 1982 Loan
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Franco Harris; 1950-., Old Phoenix National Bank of Medina, Loans, Bank
Coach Calls Payton Best in Bears' Glorious History
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Walter Payton; 1954-1999, Mike Ditka; 1939-.
Tenn. St. Breaks Tradition, Joins White Sports Conf
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Tennessee State University, College athletics
Healthy Pay Raise Makes Wilkins Move to Cleveland
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Lenny Wilkens; 1938-.
Banned NBAer Richardson to Star in Another Court
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Micheal Ray Richardson (American basketball player.)
Bias' Mom Says the Lord Told Her He Would Die
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Len Bias; 1963-1986, Cocaine, Basketball players (Drug use)
Akeem 'the Dream' Puts Houston Nightmare to Rest
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Hakeem Olajuwon, Assault and battery, Houston (Tex.) (Crime)
Hagler Mulls Retirement Over Leonard Or Hearns
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Marvin Hagler; 1954-.
Daughter's Book Reveals what You Don't Know about Singer Lena Horne
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James Brown: a New Look at Music and Marriage
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James Brown (American singer.)
Pendergrass Better After Surgery Following Crash
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Teddy Pendergrass (American soul singer.), Traffic accidents (Pennsylvania)
Nancy Wilson Tells why She Records in Japan
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Nancy Wilson (American singer.), Recording industry (Japan)
Sisters in the Name of Love
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Sisters in the name of love (Television program) (Reviews)

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