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Calif. Rep. Dellums Pushes Updated Health Service Bill
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Ronald V. Dellums; 1935-., National health insurance
Agent Orange Payments Cut, Vets Will Get Less
5
Agent Orange, Chemical industry (Suits and claims), Veterans (Health and hygiene)
Delay in Famines Aid to Ethiopia Revealed
5
Famines (Ethiopia), Relief work (Ethiopia)
NYC's Top Cop Blasts Blacks for Rapping Force
5
Benjamin Ward, New York (N.Y.) (Police, Blacks)
Obituary
6
William Ware; d. 1985
Friendship, Dedication Key to Long, Happy Marriage
27
Marriage
Sex Symbol Tina Turner Maintains Youthful Figure Through Routines on Stage
29
Tina Turner
Moderate Drinking Could Reduce Heart Disease Risk
29
Alcohol (Physiological effects), Heart (Diseases, Nutritional aspects)
Woman Left Comatose by Mistaken Injection Dies; Doctors Won't be Charged
29
Lillian Cedeno, Coma, Hospitals (Malpractice), Albany (N.Y.) (Hospitals)
Wonder Offers Song of Caution to Drunken Drivers
30
Stevie Wonder (American singer and songwriter.), Drunk driving

Mich. NAACP Protests Racist School Prank
8
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Port Huron (Mich.) (Education, Race relations)
White Male Majority Leads Civil Rights Committees
8
United States Commission on Civil Rights
Fla. Court Overturns Two Death Sentences
8
Capital punishment (Florida), Sentences (Criminal procedure) (Florida)
30 Years Ago: how Emmett Till's Lynching Launched Civil Rights Drive
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Mamie Till-Mobley (American teacher and mother of lynching victim.), Emmett Till (African American teenaged lynching victim.); 1941-1955, Lynching, Civil rights demonstrations (History), Mississippi (Race relations, History)
SCLC Urges Firm Not to Buy Coal from South Africa
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Southern Co, Apartheid, Coal (Export-import trade), United States (Commerce, South Africa), South Africa (Commerce, United States)
D.C.-based Group Assists Black Women Entrepreneurs
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American Association of Black Women Entrepreneurs
Memphis Whites Return to Schools Desegregated by Busing; Bostonians Flee
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Public schools (Desegregation), Boston (Mass.) (Education), Memphis (Tenn.) (Education)
Fewer Poor Blacks Can Pay Rising College Fees
21
Black college students, Student aid
B. B. King Gets Honorary Ph. D. at Berklee College
22
B. B. King, Berklee College of Music, Degrees, Honorary
Open Door Policy Best for Community Colleges
22
Community and junior colleges (Open admission)
WLOU-AM Hosts Gas Sale in Ky. for 25[cents] Per Gallon
24
Gasoline (Prices), Radio stations, Black
Jobless College Grads Can Enter 'dirty' Management
26
Black college graduates (Employment)
Women Headed Households a Factor in Child Poverty
27
Black single mothers (Economic conditions), Poor (Statistics), Black children (Economic conditions)
Ballerina is Recipient of '85 Young Achievers Award
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Virginia Johnson (American dancer.); 1950-, Young Achievers Awards
Ore. Jury Clears Cop in 'sleeper Hold' Case
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Lloyd Stevenson, Police brutality, Portland (Or.) (Police)
Photos in Ads Will Force Black Lawyers to Become Keen Businessmen: Gray
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Fred Gray, Black lawyers, Lawyers (Advertising)
Floridian's Last Words Before Execution Labels Whites The Antichrist
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Marvin Francois, Electrocution (Capital punishment), Capital punishment (Florida)
Nation's Black Top Cops Promoting Rapport Over Force, Police Expert Says
39
Black police chiefs
Should Baseball Players be Forced to Take Drug Tests?
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Drug abuse (Testing), Baseball players (Drug use)
Cowboys, Ex-Olympian Await Each Other on Contract
49
Mel Lattany
Hall of Famer Gibson Proud He Finished what He Started
52
Bob Gibson; 1935-.
WBA Threatens to Force Hagler to Defend His Title
52
Marvin Hagler; 1954-., Boxing
Luther Vandross Tells what Inspires Him as Songwriter and Entertainer
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Luther Vandross (American rhythm and blues singer and songwriter.)
All My Children's Jesse Nominated for Emmy Award
60
Darnell Williams, Emmy Awards
All My Children
60
All my children (Television program) (Reviews)
James Brown's S.C. Estate Sold at a Public Auction
61
James Brown (American singer.)

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