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Muslim Marine Sentenced for Refusing to Fight in Grenada and Lebanon
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Alfred Griffin, United States Marine Corps (Blacks), Black Muslims, Conscientious objectors
Army Col. Arrested After Crashing Diplomatic Party
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Charles J. Sadoff, Quett K. J. Masire (Visit to the United States), Government entertaining, Washington (D.C.) (Traffic regulations)
Ponder Leaves Benedict to Take Over Ailing Fisk
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Henry Ponder, Fisk University
Florida Appeals Court OKs Literacy Examination Use
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Educational laws and regulations (Florida), Blacks (Education), Educational tests and measurements, High schools (Graduation requirements)
Supreme Court Refuses Death Row Bias Appeals
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United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Death row inmates, Capital punishment

10 Klansmen Indicted for Bloody Clash with Blacks
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Ku Klux Klan, Trials (Civil rights), Alabama (Race relations)
Obscene Caller Connects with Cop on Wrong Number
6
Obscene telephone calls, Garden Grove (Calif.) (Police)
Black Hebrew Sect Leader Charges Israeli Gov't with Racial Discrimination
7
Black Jews (Israel)
Houston KKK Gets OK to Stage Protest March
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Ku Klux Klan, Homosexuality and politics, Houston (Tex.) (Protests, demonstrations, etc)
Hatcher Loses Party Job, Cites Racism for Defeat
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Richard G. Hatcher; 1933-., Democratic Party (U.S.), Indiana (Politics and government)
White Frat Suspended After 'practical Joke' Draws Fire from Blacks
8
Georgia College, College fraternities, Colleges and universities (Race relations)
Jackson Seeks Votes at End of Calif. Rainbow
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Presidential primaries (1984, California)
Black Officials Praise Truman for Race Policy
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Harry S. Truman; 1884-1972, Blacks (Civil rights, History)
Alabama Blacks Made Few Economic, Political Gains Since 1968: Federal Study
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Blacks (Alabama)
This Week in Black History
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Josephine Baker (American actress, singer and dancer.); 1906-1975
Black Prof.'s Book Wins Literary Prize, $5,000
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John Edgar Wideman (American novelist and short story writer.), PEN Awards
N.Y. Hospital Maid Quits After Learning She'll Get $5.5 Million of Lotto Prize
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Weonta Fitzgerald, Lottery winners
Rams' Star Eric Dickerson Subject of Cartoon Plans
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Eric Dickerson (American football player.); 1960-, Television programs (Cartoons)
Nasiya Jobe: Five-year-old Girl Sets National Track and Road Records
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Nasiya Jobe, Track and field athletics (Children)
Royals' Wilson Compares Debut to Piece of Cake
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Willie Wilson (baseball player.), Baseball players (Drug use), Drug trafficking
NFL Surprises Redskins, OK's Tony Peters' Return
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Tony Peters, Football players (Drug use), Drug trafficking
Mother of The Jacksons Hits Press Lies about Family, Upcoming Tour
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Jacksons (Musical group)
Celebrities Support Jesse Jackson in Bid to Become President
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Black celebrities (Political activities)
Gay Sr. on Mend After Surgery to Remove Tumor
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Marvin Gay
Michael Jackson Fights Illegal Sale of Phony Goods Bearing His Image
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Michael Jackson (American singer and songwriter); 1958-2009 (Collectibles), Product counterfeiting

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