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Low Pay, Morale Contribute to U.S. Teacher Shortage
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Teachers (Supply and demand)
Queen of Lesotho Conducts a Two-week Tour of U.S. Health, Welfare Facilities
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Mamohato Bereng (Queen of Lesotho.)
Aftermath of the Fiery and Fatal Siege in Philadelphia
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MOVE (Organization), Philadelphia (Pa.) (Police)
Five Blacks File Suit Against La. Bar for Refusing to Seat Them
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Blacks (Segregation), Kenner (La.) (Race relations, Bars, taverns, etc)
N.Y. Man Slips and Wins $2.5 Million Injury Lawsuit
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Harry Wright, Damages
'Sleeper Hold' Death in Oregon Ruled Murder
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Lloyd Stevenson, Police brutality, Portland (Or.) (Police)
Eddie Murphy Asks Court to Void Old Contract
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Eddie Murphy (American comedian and actor.)
Rep. William Clay Urges Smithsonian Institution to Divest in South Africa
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William Clay; 1931-., Smithsonian Institution, Investments, American (South Africa), Apartheid
Man Convicted of Killing Muslim Leader Malcolm X to be Paroled on June 24
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Malcolm X; 1925-1965 (Assassination), Muhammaed Abdul Aziz, Criminal justice, Administration of (New York (State)), Parole
More Blacks Should Donate Kidneys, Other Organs: Dr
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Donation of organs, tissues, etc, Blacks (Health and hygiene)

King Autopsy Photos Used in Tenn. U. Class: Family Demands 'personal' Apology
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Martin Luther King (Jr.); 1929-1968 (Assassination), University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences, Autopsies
Lack of Opportunity Making Minority Journalists Quit Jobs at Nation's Newspapers
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Black journalists
Obituary
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James R. Howard
Pendleton: Blacks Should Go to Congress for Reparations
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Clarence M. Pendleton (Jr.), United States Commission on Civil Rights, Blacks (Employment), Affirmative action in employment
MLK Center to Publish Rights Leader's Papers
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King Center (Atlanta, Ga.), Martin Luther King Day
Boesak Tells ITC Grads S. Africans, U.S. Blacks Jointly Fighting Racism
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Allan Aubrey Boesak (South African church official and human rights activist.); 1945-, Church and race relations (South Africa)
Bradley, Hill Move to Rescue Bishop College
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Mel Bradley, E. V. Hill, Bishop College
Oak Park, Ill. Renames School for Percy Julian
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Percy L. Julian; 1899-1975, Oak Park (Ill.) (Education)
NAACP Hits Board of Ed. with Desegregation Suit
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Public schools (Desegregation), Duval (Fla.) (Education)
Maynard Jackson, Others Establish Securities Group
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Maynard H. Jackson; 1938-2003, National Association of Securities Professionals
John Burroughs Takes Major Envoy Post in S. Africa
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John Burroughs, United States Dept. of State Foreign Service, United States (Diplomatic and consular service, South Africa)
Fauntroy, Wilkins, Others Arrested for Sit-in at Firm Selling Krugerrands
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Investments, American (South Africa), Civil rights demonstrations, Apartheid, Coins as an investment
Jackson Tours Europe and Joins Marches Against South Africa
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-
White Ark. Cops Charged with 1960 Beating Death of Black 21-year-old
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Marvin Williams, Police brutality, Conway (Ark.) (Police)
Fiber in Diet Thwarts Appendicitis in Youth
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Fiber in diet, Appendicitis
New Drug Helps Addicts Kick Their Heroin Habit
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Naltrexone, Heroin, Drug abuse (Therapy)
What Ali Said in China May Not be Funny Back Home
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Muhammad Ali; 1942-., Americans (China)
Padres Fire Alan Wiggins After New Drug Problems
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Alan Wiggins (American baseball player.), Cocaine, Baseball players (Drug use)
Royals' Wilson Relaxed, Earns Respect, New Pact
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Willie Wilson, Baseball players (Drug use)
Ewing Proudest of Degree, Ready for Pros After Talk with Rookie Star Jordan
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Patrick Ewing (American basketball player.); 1962-
We are the World Raises $6.5 Million for African Famine Relief Project
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USA for Africa
Two Black Broadway Shows Vie for Prestigious Tony
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Tony Awards
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
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August Wilson (American playwright) (Reviews)
Grind
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Larry Grossman (Reviews)
Brewster's Millions
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Walter Hill (American screenwriter and film picture director); 1942- (Reviews), Brewster's millions (Motion picture) (Reviews)
Richard Pryor: Brewster's Millions Movie Premiere to Aid African Famine Victims
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Richard Pryor (American comedian.); 1940-2005, Black American Response to the African Crisis (Organization)
Whitney Houston Makes Musical Debut in N.Y.
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Whitney Houston

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