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Experts Launch Massive Health Initiative to Curb High Black Death Rate
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Blacks (Mortality)
T.W.A. Biased Against Blacks, Collins Charges
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Cardiss Collins; 1931-., Trans World Airlines Inc, Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices), Black airline employees
History Proves Error of Nixon Snub of M. L. King at Memorial: Mrs. King
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Coretta Scott King (American civil rights leader.); 1927-2006, Martin Luther King (Jr.); 1929-1968, Richard Milhous Nixon (American president); 1913-1994 (Archives)
Black Mom Has Special Christmas Wish for Her Son's Slayer: Freedom
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Martha Henry, Edward Henderson, Murder, Criminal justice, Administration of (Indiana)
Program to Nix Welfare Proposed by Wash. Gov
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Public welfare (Washington (State)), Aid to families with dependent children programs, Workfare
Simmons 1st Black to Head the Lafayette, La., Airport
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Herbert Simmons (Jr.), Lafayette (La.) (Airports)
Scientists Link Male Scent to Women's Sexual Health
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Menstrual cycle, Pheromones
Gonorrhea Strain on Rise, Serious Problem in U.S.
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Gonorrhea
Acupuncture Used to Help Crack Addicts
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Crack (Cocaine), Drug abuse (Therapy), Acupuncture
Wonder Plans Concert to Aid the Handicapped
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Stevie Wonder (American singer and songwriter.), TEACH (Organization), Rock concerts (Benefit performances)

Aletha Morgan: She's Only Female Trooper in S.C.
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Aletha Morgan, Black policewomen, State police (South Carolina)
Black's Win of County Post Hailed in Dorchester, Md
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Lemuel Darnell Chester, Dorchester County (Md.) (Politics and government)
Ray Charles Awarded Kennedy Center Honors
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Ray Charles, Kennedy Center Honors
Revlon to Quit South Africa, Apologizes to Black Community
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Revlon Inc, Boycott, Black consumers, Apartheid, Investments, American (South Africa)
Anchorage King Name Dispute to Go on Ballot
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Martin Luther King (Jr.); 1929-1968, Anchorage (Alaska) (Race relations)
Fewer Jobs, Higher Salaries Face '87 College Graduates
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Black college graduates (Employment)
Sheriff Backs Down in Furor Over Racist Remark
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Harry Lee (American sheriff.); 1932-2007, New Orleans (La.) (Race relations, Police)
Jonestown Cult Member Layton is Found Guilty
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Larry Layton, Peoples Temple, Jonestown (Guyana) mass deaths, 1978
Don King Helps TransAfrica in Battle Against Apartheid
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Don King; 1931-., TransAfrica Forum (Organization), Apartheid
FBI to Probe Citadel Racial Hazing Incident
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Kevin L. Nesmith, Citadel (Military academy), United States Federal Bureau of Investigation, Hazing, Black cadets
N.Y. Cop to Stand Trial for Bumpurs Slaying
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Eleanor Bumpurs, Stephen Sullivan, Police shootings, Bronx (New York, N.Y.) (Police)
Fed. Rules Proposed to Aid Child Support Collection
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United States Dept. of Health and Human Services, Support (Domestic relations)
Ford Foundation to Fight Dropout Rate in 21 Cities
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Ford Foundation, Dropouts
PUSH and Burger King Sign New $800-million Pact to Increase Minority Share
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Burger King Corporation, Operation PUSH, Blacks in fast food restaurant management
Muhammad Ali Begins New Life with New Wife
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Muhammad Ali (American boxer.); 1942-, Lonnie Williams Ali (wife of American boxer Muhammad Ali.)
Turner Ends Drug Rehab; Says Tina's Book is 'OK'.
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Ike Turner (American singer and guitarist.), Tina Turner (American singer.), Musicians (Drug use)
Amy Carter Banned from Univ. of Mass. After Arrest
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Amy Carter, Student protests, demonstrations, etc
Spinks to Fight Cooney Despite IBF, Suit Threats
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Michael Spinks (American boxer.), Gerry Cooney (American boxer.), Boxing
Moses Leads Salary Derby Among D.C.'s Highest Paid
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Moses Malone; 1955-., Wages and salaries, Washington (D.C.) (Economic conditions)
Magic Johnson the Vet Worried about Burnout
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Earvin Johnson (American basketball player and coach.); 1959-
Redskins Find Winning Easier Than Recording
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Football, Professional (Songs and music)
Pats' Star Receiver Hurt Following Injury in Game
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Irving Fryar; 1962-.
Black QB Gets to Start, Makes Eagles Fly Right
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Randall Cunningham (American football player.)
Alvin Ailey Dance Troupe Present Two Premieres
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Dorian Harewood to Star in New Cop Drama Series
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Dorian Harewood
Leslie Uggams Served with Frank Lawsuit
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Leslie Uggams (American singer and actress.); 1943-, Trademarks, Los Angeles (Calif.) (Restaurants)
Obituary
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Lee Dorsey; 1927-1986
Lou Rawls' 'Parade of Stars' to Aid UNCF on December 27
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Lou Rawls (American singer.), United Negro College Fund, Fund raising
Road to Success May Begin in Baptist Church
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Black entertainers, Sunday schools, Baptists (United States)
Richard Pryor Introduces New Wife and Son, 2, on 'Barbara Walters Special'.
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Richard Pryor (American comedian.); 1940-2005

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