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Conyers Calls for 4-day Work Week to Resolve Black Teen Job Problem
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John Conyers; 1929-., Hours of labor, Unemployment (Relief measures)
Defeat of Reynolds' Bid for Justice Dept. Post Hopeful Sign for Blacks
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William Bradford Reynolds, United States Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Top Ladies of Distinction Hold Meeting in Chicago
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Top Ladies of Distinction Inc
Voter Project Denied Funds, Lays Off Staff
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Voter Education Project
Liberia Breaks Soviet Ties; Ghana Denies Spy Charges
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Sharon M. Scranage, United States Central Intelligence Agency, Espionage, Soviet (Liberia), Espionage, Ghanaian (United States)
Court Nixes Conviction of N.Y. '.22-caliber Killer'.
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Joseph G. Christopher, Blacks (Crimes against), Murder, Criminal justice, Administration of (New York (State))
D.C. Man Wins $325,000 for Unjust Imprisonment
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Bradford G. Brown, Miscarriage of justice, Washington (D.C.) (Criminal justice, Administration of)
Repressive Policies Aren't Working in Prison: Study
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Prisoners (Treatment)
Ohioan Wrongfully Jailed Wins $717,500 Settlement
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William Bernard Jackson, Miscarriage of justice, Criminal justice, Administration of (Ohio), Rape
Black Doctors Protest Plans for 1985 AMA World Conference in S. Africa
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National Medical Association, American Medical Association, Apartheid

Houston Doctor Kills Son, Charged with Murder
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James H. Pendleton (Jr.), Murder, Houston (Tex.) (Crime)
Worlds of Curls Fetes Five Years of Success in Black Hair Care Biz
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Worlds of Curls (Firm)
South African Blacks Boycott White Shops
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Apartheid, Boycott, Stores (South Africa)
Publishers Assn. Re-elects Top Officials at Confab
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National Newspaper Publishers Association
Black Issues Examined in Book of News Editorials
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Newspaper editorials, Blacks (Press coverage)
Crusader Leads Cons to Rehab Their Chapel at Lorton Prison in Virginia
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Bernice Brent Slaughter, Prison chapels, Prisons (Virginia)
Lutheran Church Ordains 1st & 2nd Black Females
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American Lutheran Church, Ordination of women
Dr. Ifill Elected to Head A.M.E. Church Council
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O. Urcille Ifill; 1921-1991, African Methodist Episcopal Church
Minister Found Guilty of Assaulting Members
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Wilbert Thomas, Black clergy (Crime), Christian Alliance Holiness Church
School-age Children Face an Epidemic of Pinworms
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Pinworms, School children (Health and hygiene)
Child-support Evasion: Only Half of Dads Pay
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Support (Domestic relations)
Former President Carter Helps Poor Blacks Build Homes
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Jimmy Carter (American president.); 1924-, Habitat for Humanity Inc, Blacks (Housing)
Liberian Prince May Lose Citizenship; Marriage to Transsexual is Annulled
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M. K. Ofosu-Appiah (Prince of Liberia.), Transgenders (Legal status, laws, etc), Marriage (Annulment), Liberians (United States)
Wedgeworth Named Dean of N.Y. Library School
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Robert Wedgeworth, Columbia University School of Library Service, Black librarians
Bathtub Drownings are Increasing, Study Finds
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Drowning
More Pick Sterilization, But Not Many Black Men Do
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Sterilization, Sexual
Holmes, Spinks to Make History as Promoters King, Lewis Join Forces
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Larry Holmes (American boxer.), Michael Spinks (American boxer.), Boxing
Trotters 'clown Prince' Geese Ausbie to Retire
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Hubert Ausbie, Harlem Globetrotters
Boxing Champ Aaron Pryor Feuding with Mom, Manager, Says He Will Not Retire
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Aaron Pryor
Ex-NFL Star Carl Eller Warns U.S. House Panel of Cocaine Abuse Perils
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Carl Eller; 1942-., Cocaine, Football players (Drug use)
Baseball Players Hope Strike Can be Avoided
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Strikes (Baseball players)
Obituary
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Olive H. Crosthwait; d. 1985
Pregnant Woman Charged with Basketball Theft, Files $600,000 Lawsuit
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Betty Nelson, Pregnancy, Shoplifting, Miscarriage of justice
Jayne Kennedy, Bill Overton: Newlyweds Talk about Love, Marriage, Baby and Careers
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Jayne Kennedy Overton, Bill Overton
Aretha Franklin's Voice Declared Natural Resource
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Aretha Franklin
Arthur Mitchell Named to New York Arts Council
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Arthur Mitchell (American ballet dancer and choreographer.); 1934-, New York State Council on the Arts
Cheryl Lynn Comes Back with Gonna be Right
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Cheryl Lynn

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