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Leland Seeks $1 Billion to Aid Starving Africans
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Mickey Leland (American congressman.); 1944-1989, Relief work (Africa)
Gray Must Defeat White Foes to Take Charge of House Budget Committee
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William H. Gray (III.), United States Congress House Committee on the Budget
Rangel Gives Thumbs Up to Tax Reform Proposal
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Charles B. Rangel; 1930-., Income tax
Flood of Arrests Centers Nation's Attention on the Plight of South Africans
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Apartheid, Civil rights demonstrations, United States (Foreign relations, South Africa), South Africa (Foreign relations, United States)
Court Bans Jury Pick on the Basis of Race
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Jury selection, Black jurors
San Diego, Houston Hold Promise for Finding Hubby
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Single people, Cities and towns (Rating)
Building Self-confidence in Kids Easy as 1-2-3
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Self confidence in children
Black History Group Exec. Wants Middle Class to Aid More Grass Roots Causes
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Samuel L. Banks, Black middle classes, Blacks (Economic conditions)
Haitians Will Plead Case Against Detention Centers Before U.S. Supreme Court
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United States Supreme Court, Refugees, Haitian, Immigration and emigration
Hosea Williams Going Back to Jail on Driving Charge
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Hosea Williams; 1926-2000

U.S. Sues Houston, Texas Home Group for Bias
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United States Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division, Blacks (Housing), Houston (Tex.) (Housing)
Lisle Carter is 1st Black to Chair Kettering Group
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Lisle C. Carter (Jr.), Charles F. Kettering Foundation
Pearl Bailey, Mel Bradley Help Plan for Blacks' Role in Upcoming Inauguration
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Ronald Reagan (American president); 1911-2004 (Inauguration, 1985), Blacks (Political activities)
Tanzania Prexy Nyerere Resigning After 23 Years
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Julius K. Nyerere; 1922-1999 (Resignation from office), Tanzania (Politics and government)
Crosse Pushed for Envoy Spot in Trinidad-Tobago
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St. George Crosse, United States (Diplomatic and consular service, Trinidad and Tobago)
Leontyne Price to Leave the Met After 23 Years
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Leontyne Price, Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Carroll, Charles Make Best-dressed Face List
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Beauty, Personal, Black celebrities
Victory Tour Ends Chapter in Show Business History
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Jacksons (Musical group)
Obituary
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Virginia Lacy Jones; 1912-1984
Kids' Doctors Rejecting Medicaid Cases More Often
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Pediatricians, Medicaid
Vitamin B-6 Helpful in Treating Sickle Cell
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Sickle cell anemia (Therapy), Vitamin B6
Civil Rights Enforcer Says Racial Quotas Dead
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William Bradford Reynolds, United States Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division, Discrimination in employment
Gov't Gets Tough with Student Loan Defaulters
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Student aid, Collecting of accounts (Laws and regulations)
Meharry Sets Up $1 Million Community Health Project
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Meharry Medical College
Barbara Jordan Receives Outstanding Alum Award
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Barbara Jordan; 1936-1996, Texas Southern University
Cosby Denies Charge He's Arrogant Since New Sitcom
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Bill Cosby; 1937-.
Stevie Wonder Not Offended by Murphy's Blind Jokes
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Stevie Wonder (American singer and songwriter.), Eddie Murphy (American comedian and actor.)
Jim Brown, Franco Harris Ready to Settle 'race War'.
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Jim Brown (American football player and actor.); 1936-, Franco Harris (American football player.); 1950-
Olympian Al Joyner Wins TAC's Jim Thorpe Award
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Al Joyner, Track and field athletics (Awards)
NBA Star Collars Gunman, Preaches 'til Cops Arrive
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Lonnie Shelton, Cleveland (Ohio) (Crime)
Packer Duo Faces Hearing on Nude Dancer's Assault
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James Lofton, Eddie Lee Ivery, Rape
Wendell Scott Foundation to Aid Black Race Drivers
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Wendell Scott Foundation, Automobile racing drivers
USFL Star Dupree May Challenge NFL in Court
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Marcus Dupree, National Football League, Football, Professional (Draft)
'Cotton Club' Film Brings Big Crowd and Big Names to Premiere
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Motion picture premieres, Black entertainers
The Cotton Club
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Francis Ford Coppola (American film director); 1939- (Reviews), Cotton Club (Motion picture) (Reviews)
The Cotton Club
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Francis Ford Coppola (American film director); 1939- (Reviews), Cotton Club (Motion picture) (Reviews)
Gregory Hines, Lonette McKee: The Cotton Club Film Re-creates Jazz Era of Blacks Passing for Whites
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Gregory Hines, Lonette McKee
Harry Belafonte Lured Back to Club Circuit
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Harry Belafonte (American singer and actor.)
More Blacks Appear on the Great White Way
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Theater, Black, New York (N.Y.) (Theater)

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