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Racism, Depression Peril Black America, Jacob Says
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John E. Jacob; 1934-., Blacks (Economic conditions), United States (Race relations)
Pregnancy Job Protection Upheld by Supreme Court
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United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Maternity leave (Laws and regulations)
Black Elected President of Cleveland School Board
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Stanley E. Tolliver, School boards, Cleveland (Ohio) (Education)
Reagan Flays Racism During King Observance
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Ronald Reagan (American president); 1911-2004 (Speeches, addresses, etc), Martin Luther King Day, United States (Race relations)
Supreme Court Rule May Give New Trials to Blacks
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United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Jury selection, Black jurors
Magic Johnson Didn't Have to Hunt for a Role Model
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Earvin Johnson (American basketball player and coach.); 1959-
El DeBarge's Sentence: Benefit Concert for Kids
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El DeBarge (American singer.)
Jackson, Miss., Theater Named for Ronald McNair
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Ronald E. McNair, Russel Davis Planetarium
Billy Williams Joins His Friends in Baseball Hall
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Billy Williams, National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Ex-Hawks Star John Drew Sentenced in Drug Case
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John Drew; 1954-., Narcotics laws and regulations

King Peace Prize Goes to Corazon Aquino
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Corazon Aquino (Filipino president.); 1933-2009, Martin Luther King, Jr. Nonviolent Peace Prize
Arizona Observes King Holiday Despite Repeal of State Bill by Governor
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Evan Mecham (American governor.), Martin Luther King Day, Arizona (Race relations)
Black Ministers: a New Force in U.S. Politics
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Black clergy (Political activities)
Blacks in Springfield, Ill. Win Voting Rights Case
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Black suffrage, Springfield (Ill.) (Politics and government)
D.C. Police Seek Black Van Linked to Murdered Women
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Murder, Black women (Crimes against), Suitland (Md.) (Crime)
First Black Sheriff is Elected in McCormick, S.C.
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George Reid, Black sheriffs, McCormick County (S.C.) (Sheriff)
Four Blacks on Smithsonian Cultural Education Board
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Smithsonian Institution Cultural Education Committee, Museums and blacks
Poverty Makes Pregnancy Dangerous to Black Women
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Black women (Health and hygiene), Prenatal care
Rep. Savage Heads Group to Examine Industrial Policy of United States
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Gus Savage (American congressman.); 1925-, United States Congress House Committee on Public Works and Transportation Subcommittee on Economic Development
Status of Working Women Exaggerated on TV, Study
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Women in television, Women (Employment)
Ex-Bears' QB Evans Sues USFL for $1.3 Million Pay
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Vince Evans, United States Football League, Football players (Salaries)
Rockets' Pair Bombed Out of NBA for Cocaine Use
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Lewis Lloyd, Mitchell Wiggins, Houston Rockets (Basketball team), Cocaine, Basketball players (Drug use)
Olympian Wilma Rudolph Gets DePauw College Post
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Wilma Rudolph; 1940-1994, DePauw University (Track and field athletics, Women)
Obituary
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James D. Crosson; d. 1987
Vanessa Williams and Ramon Hervey Take Marriage Vows
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Ramon Hervey (publicist and husband of Vanessa Williams.), Vanessa Williams (American singer and actress.)
Tracey Ross Found Out about Sex by Reading
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Tracey Ross (American actress and model.)
Singer Paul Simon Strikes Sour Chord with Students at Howard U. Over Album
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Paul Simon (American singer and composer.), Howard University, Apartheid, Popular music (South Africa), United States (Cultural relations, South Africa), South Africa (Cultural relations, United States)
Jackie Wilson Oldie Hits Again in London
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Jackie Wilson (American rhythm and blues singer.)
Despite Cancer, Haynes Played His ABC Soap Role
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Lloyd Haynes; 1934-1986

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