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Dem. Task Force May Bring Voter Registration to Fore
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Democratic national conventions (1984), Voter registration, Black suffrage
Blacks' Boycott Baltimore Paper; Force Concessions
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Baltimore sun, Boycott, Baltimore (Md.) (Blacks)
Jackson Spending Nights with Nation's Poor to Dramatize Their Plight
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Poor
Seven Men Acquitted of Raping Mich. State Coed
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Trials (Rape)
House Nixes CBC Budget But Praises Its Merits
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United States Congress House (Voting), Congressional Black Caucus, Budget (United States)
Firm Gets $20 Mil. for FAA Computer System
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United States Federal Aviation Administration, Input Output Computer Services, Inc, Aviation (Computer use)
One Man Connected to Forty Cases of AIDS in 10 Cities Across Nation
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AIDS (Disease) (Causes)
Harold Melvin Pleads Guilty to Drug Charge
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Harold Melvin; 1939-1997, Cocaine, Celebrities (Drug use)
Black Woman who Lost Legs in Train Mishap Wins $13.2 Million
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Long Island RR., Damages, Railroads (Accidents, New York (State))
Mother of Fame Star Gets Life for Drug Conviction
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Jean Ray, Drug trafficking

Appellate Court in Ga. Gets First Black Judge
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Robert Benham, Courts (Georgia)
Alveda King Beal Seeks a Congressional Seat, Supports Jesse Jackson
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Alveda King Beal, Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Georgia (Politics and government)
Dymally Moves to Improve U.S. Blacks' Relations with Neighbors in Caribbean
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Mervyn M. Dymally; 1926-., Congressional Black Caucus, United States (Foreign relations, Caribbean region), Caribbean region (Foreign relations, United States)
Obituary
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Marvin Gaye (American singer and songwriter.)
Obituary
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Moses White
Black Students Disciplined More Often Than White
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Black students, School discipline
Elderly, Inmates Take Classes at Norfolk State
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Norfolk State University
Women's Oral History Project Gets New Boost
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Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Black women (History), Oral history
Task Force Says Colleges Aren't Getting Due Funds
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Black colleges and universities (Federal aid)
Sisters are Accused of Arranging Mother's Murder
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Maxine Simpson, Murder, Detroit (Mich.) (Crime)
Racist Joseph P. Franklin Linked to 13 More Killings
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Joseph Paul Franklin, Serial murders, Blacks (Crimes against)
$60 Million Award OKd in Railroad Bias Case
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Burlington Northern Inc, Black railroad employees, Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices)
Rust Women Win Division III Title as USC's Twins Take 2nd NCAA Division I Crown
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Basketball, College (Women, Tournaments)
Former NBA Star Chones Settles Down with New Triplet Sons in Cleveland
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Jim Chones
Kareem Sets Scoring Mark in Vegas; Hardly a Gamble Even Without Wilt's Cheers
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; 1947-., Basketball records
Calvin Peete Scholarships to Assist Black Golfers
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Calvin Peete, Black golfers, Black athletes (Scholarships)
Alabama State Basketball Player Finally Recognized
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Lewis Jackson (American basketball coach.)
Maury Wills Cleared of Cocaine Charges in L.A.; Wilson Ready for May 15, Blue Will Stay in Shape
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Maury Wills; 1932-., Willie Wilson, Vida Blue, Baseball players (Drug use)
Best Original Movie Song Oscar Goes to Irene Cara for Flashdance Title Tune
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Irene Cara (American actress and singer.), Motion picture music, Academy Awards
Gaye Leaves Record Company in Quandary Over Song's Title
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Marvin Gaye (American singer and songwriter.)
Flip Wilson Returns to TV with New Show After 10 Years
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Flip Wilson; 1933-1998
People are Funny
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People are funny (Television program) (Reviews)

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