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Cities No Better Off Under Reagan, Black Mayors Say
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Black mayors, United States (Urban policy)
Hatcher Warns Democrats to be Fair to Blacks
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Richard G. Hatcher; 1933-., Democratic National Committee, Blacks (Political activities)
Atkins is Dem. Platform Group's Deputy Director
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Charles N. Atkins, Political platforms, Democratic
L.A. Mayor Tom Bradley's Car Stolen from His Home
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Tom Bradley; 1917-1998, Automobiles (Theft), Los Angeles (Calif.) (Crime)
Prichard Mayor to Revive Ala. City's African Roots
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Blacks (History, Alabama), Pritchard (Ala.)
Judge Says Collapse of Integrated Public School Caused Little Rock Decree
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Public schools (Desegregation), Little Rock (Ark.) (Education)
Florida OKs $15.5 Million to Boost College Rosters
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Education (Florida), Blacks (Education), Remedial teaching
Black Boston Reporters Share Coveted Pulitzer Prize
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Norman Lockman, Kenneth Cooper (American journalist.), Boston globe, Pulitzer prizes
Churches Move to Fix Up Impoverished U.S. Areas
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Black churches, Church work with the poor
Peete Conquers Master's Course Despite Himself
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Calvin Peete, Golf (Tournaments)

Crockett Leads Fight to Save S. Africa's Mandelas
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Nelson Mandela (South African president.), United States Congress House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Political prisoners (South Africa), Apartheid
Fame Star Debbie Allen Weds San Diego Clipper Norm Nixon in California
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Debbie Allen (American dancer, actress and director.), Norm Nixon (American basketball player.)
SCLC Women's Group Fetes Lady Mayors at Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Ga
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Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Black women mayors
Rep. Stokes Urges Loans for Black Health Students
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Louis Stokes; 1925-., Black medical students, Student aid
D.C. Council Persuades DAR to Add Black Woman
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Lena Ferguson, Daughters of the American Revolution, Black women (History)
Many Black Women Workers Faced with On-the-job Sexual Harassment, Racism
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Black women (Employment), Job stress (Public opinion)
Judge Throws Out Bias Police Exams in Chicago
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Black police, Police (Examinations), Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices), Chicago (Ill.) (Police)
New Medical School for Blacks Planned for N.Y.
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City University of New York, Medical colleges, Black medical students
Blacks Maintain Belief that Education Keys Progress
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Blacks (Education)
Horton, A's Minor League Coach, Misses 2,000 Hits
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Willie Horton
Leonard Preps for May 11, Dokes Seeking Revenge
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Sugar Ray Leonard; 1956-., Michael Dokes, Boxing
Reggie's on Target for Comeback Player Honors
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Reggie Jackson; 1946-.
Former Olympic Hero, World's Strongest Man, Losing Battle to Cancer
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John Henry Davis; 1921-1984, Weight lifting (Competitions)
Payton Calls Knee Surgery 'my 11,000-yard Checkup'.
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Walter Payton; 1954-1999, Knee (Surgery), Football, Professional (Accidents and injuries)
Michael Jackson Tells Ebony Things He Never Talked about Before; Jackson to Write about His Scalp Operation While Home
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Michael Jackson (American singer and songwriter.); 1958-2009
Diahann Carroll and Joan Collins Add Intrigue to TV's Dynasty
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Diahann Carroll (American singer and actress.), Joan Collins (British actress.)
Dynasty
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Dynasty (Television program) (Reviews)
Obituary
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Mabel Mercer; 1900-1984

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