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N.Y. Pastor Has Chance to Become Congressman
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Floyd H. Flake; 1945-., Black clergy (Political activities), Queens (New York, N.Y.) (Politics and government)
James Usry Re-elected Atlantic City Mayor
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James L. Usry; 1922-2002, Atlantic City (N.J.) (Politics and government)
Black Vietnam Vets Despair Over Current Status in U.S.
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Black veterans, Vietnamese War, 1957-1975 (Blacks)
Obituary
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William Byron Rumford
Lowery Accepts Transfer with 'dignity,' 'courage'.
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Joseph Lowery (American clergyman and civil rights leader.); 1924-, United Methodist Church, Atlanta (Ga.) (Religion)
More Blacks Distrust Honesty of Friends
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Truthfulness and falsehood, Friendship, Blacks (Attitudes)
Ellis Marsalis to Teach at Va. Commonwealth Univ
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Ellis Marsalis, Virginia Commonwealth University, Jazz music (Study and teaching)
Stephanie Mills Tells why She Loves Touring Japan
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Stephanie Mills
Todd Bridges Pleads 'no Contest' to Bomb Threat
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Todd Bridges, Los Angeles (Calif.) (Criminal justice, Administration of)
NOW Honors Oprah Winfrey for 'Color Purple' Role
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Oprah Winfrey, National Organization for Women, Black women (Awards)

Jackson Calls for Protest, Reagan Gives Up Funds
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Washington (D.C.) (Homeless)
Blacks Sue Lincoln's Hometown for Bias
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Black suffrage, Springfield (Ill.) (Politics and government)
African Princess Survives Scandal, Becomes Diplomat
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Elizabeth (Princess of Toro.), Uganda (Diplomatic and consular service, United States)
At TransAfrica Dinner Boesak Predicts Imminent Death of S. African Racism
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Allan Aubrey Boesak (South African church official and human rights activist.); 1945-, Church and race relations (South Africa)
Agriculture Dept. Head Issues Order on Bias
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United States Dept. of Agriculture, Discrimination in employment
Duvalier Denies Thefts of Millions from Haiti in His First Interview
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Jean-Claude Duvalier, Political corruption (Haiti)
Supreme Court Reaffirms Women's Abortion Rights
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United States Supreme Court (Decisions, Abortion decisions)
Teen Pregnancy is Called a National Epidemic in U.S.
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Teenage pregnancy
Religious Myths, Fears Keep Blacks from Donating Organs More Often: Expert
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Donation of organs, tissues, etc, Blacks (Health and hygiene)
Obituary
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George Shropshear; d. 1986
Rev. James Cleveland Faces Battery Charge in Chicago
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James Cleveland (American clergyman and gospel singer.); 1931-1991, Assault and battery, Chicago (Ill.) (Crime)
Son of Ex-New Orleans Mayor Faces Charges
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Jacques Morial, New Orleans (La.) (Crime)
Indiana Man's Body Can Safely Conduct Electricity
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Alonzo Williams, Electricity (Physiological effects), Electric conductors and conductivity
Judge Announces Strategy to Curb Black Illiteracy
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Alcee L. Hastings; 1936-., Literacy education, Blacks (Education)
Funds Needed to Save Black College in Tenn
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Morristown College
Barnett Takes the Helm at U. of Missouri-St. Louis
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Marguerite Barnett, University of Missouri--St. Louis
Expert Suggests Paying Students to Avoid Sex
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Teenage pregnancy, Black youth (Sexual behavior)
DJs are 1980s Super Teachers, Jackson Says
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Radio in education, Disc jockeys, Blacks (Education)
Ind. Students Tell Chief African Slaves Didn't Die
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Slave trade (Sierra Leone), South Bend (Ind.) (Blacks, History)
The Color Purple
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Steven Spielberg; 1947- (Reviews), Color purple (Motion picture) (Reviews)
A.G. Gaston Names New President of B'ham Firm
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A. G. Gaston (American banker, insurance executive and real estate investor.), Louis J. Willie (American insurance executive and banker.), Booker T. Washington Insurance Company
Fla. Clubs that Discriminate Could Lose Liquor Licenses
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Discrimination, Liquor laws and regulations (Florida), Clubs (Florida)
S. African Tourism Drop Spurs Special Campaign
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Tourist trade (South Africa), Apartheid
Hypertension Caused by Trying to 'fit' In; Experts
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Hypertension (Psychological aspects), Blacks (Psychology, Health and hygiene)
Media Paint False Images that are Racially Biased
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Crime and criminals (Press coverage), Blacks (Press coverage), Murder, Detroit (Mich.) (Crime)
FCC Chairman Urges Blacks to Buy TV, Radio Stations
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Radio stations, Black, Television stations, Black
Book Characters on TV Interest Children to Read
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Television and reading
Sports Stars Tell how Women and Money Changed Their Lives
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Black athletes
Black Golf Hall of Fame to Open with 15 Honorees
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National Black Golf Hall of Fame
Memorial Fund Will Honor Volleyball Star Flo Hyman
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Flo Hyman (American volleyball player.); 1954-1986
Fighting Costs Sampson $5,000 of Playoff Share
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Ralph Sampson, Houston Rockets (Basketball team), Violence in sports (Basketball)
Holyfield First Olympian to Fight for World Title, Will Meet Veteran Qawi
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Evander Holyfield
Bodies of Three Black Men Fished from River Near Memphis
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Murder, Memphis (Tenn.) (Crime)
Rapist Begs for Record 10,000 Year Sentence
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Richard Lee Cothrum, Trials (Rape)
Lonette McKee Gets Into New Billie Holiday Role
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Lonette McKee
Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill
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Lanie Robertson (Reviews)
Sade Sizzles as Singer in Her First Film
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Sade
Absolute Beginners
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Julien Temple (British film director) (Reviews), Absolute beginners (Motion picture) (Reviews)

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