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Owner of MOVE Rowhouse Sues Philly for $30 Million
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MOVE (Organization), Philadelphia (Pa.) (Police)
Blakemore Appointed 1st Black Ill. Deputy Gov
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Jerry D. Blakemore, Illinois (Politics and government)
Blacks Victims of Tragic TWA Hijacking in Greece
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Beirut airplane hijacking, 1985
Mayors Push 'new Localism' to Rebuild Their Cities
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U.S. Conference of Mayors
Northeasterners Inc. Enjoy Turning Back Hands of Time During 54th Annual Confab
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Northeasterners Inc
Edelman, Stewart Named New MacArthur Fellows
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Marian Wright Edelman (American children's rights advocate.); 1939-, Ellen Stewart (American theatrical producer.), John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Womack Sweeps British Poll with the Poet II Album
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Bobby Womack
Isaac Hayes Makes Plan for His Musical Comeback
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Isaac Hayes (American singer and composer.)
Nation's Law Firms Still Segregated: D.C. Bar Head
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Frederick B. Abramson, Law firms, Black lawyers
School Prayer Lawsuit Makes Black Lawyer's Family Target of Hate
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Ishmael Jaffree (lawyer.), United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Educational laws and regulations (Alabama), School prayer

The Selma Trial that Could Affect Black Voters
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Albert Turner; 1936-2000, United States Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division, Blacks (Political activities), Political corruption (Alabama), Elections (Corrupt practices)
S. B. Fuller Tribute Notes Rise from Mule Driver to a Multi-millionaire
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S. B. Fuller; 1905-1988
Historian Says D.C. Tours Ignoring Bethune Memorial
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Bethune Museum Archives
Hawkins Notes Prevention, Recovery Programs Key to Solving Drop Out Problem
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Augustus F. Hawkins (American congressman.); 1907-2007, Dropouts, At risk students
Atlanta Mayor Young Urges Detroit Graduates to Excel
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Andrew Young; 1932-., Black high school graduates, Detroit (Mich.) (Education)
Winston-Salem State Univ. to Get a New Chancellor
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Cleon F. Thompson (Jr.), Winston-Salem State University
Ohio State Univ. Agrees to South African Divestiture
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Ohio State University, Apartheid, Investments, American (South Africa)
Meredith Blasts College for Not Granting Him Contract
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James Meredith (American civil rights activist.), University of Cincinnati, Black studies
Latchkey Kids Manage Quite Well on Their Own
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Latchkey children
Equal Pay Not Required for Jobs of Comparable Worth
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United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Equal pay for equal work
South Africa Sees First Legal Mixed-race Nuptials
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Marriage law (South Africa), Interracial marriage, Apartheid
Quality Health Care for Minorities Major Concern for AMA's First Black Trustee
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Lonnie R. Bristow, American Medical Association, Blacks (Medical care)
A New Diabetes Form Found in Black Youths
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Juvenile diabetes, Black youth (Health and hygiene)
Foreigners Do Better in NBA's Pro Draft Than Black Collegians
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Basketball, Professional (Draft)
Gold Medal Gives Little Shelter to Mark Breland
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Mark Breland (American boxer and actor.)
Wille Banks Makes Up for His Olympic Failure
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Willie Banks, Triple jumping records
Russell, John Thompson Tackle Proposition 48
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National Collegiate Athletic Association, College athletics (Ethical aspects), Black athletes (Education)
Ex-Tiger Horton Becomes Yankees' Tranquility Coach
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Willie Horton
Bucks Sign Ex-NBA Star who Returned from Italy
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Joe Barry Carroll
Jim Brown's Rape Charge Dismissed; Plaintiff Files $10 Mil. Suit Against Him
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Jim Brown (American football player and actor.); 1936-, Rape, Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) (Crime)
Sports Heroes Talk about the Blessings and Burdens of Fame
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Black athletes
Ex-boxing Champ Matthew Muhammad Says He's Broke
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Matthew Saad Muhammad
Justice Dept. Comes Out Against Chicago Job Quotas
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United States Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division, Blacks (Employment), Chicago (Ill.) (Employees)
Rash of Lawsuits Challenge Voting Practices in Nation
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United States Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division, Voting Rights Act of 1982, Black suffrage
Bill Withers: an Intimate Visit with Him and Family
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Bill Withers (American singer and songwriter.)

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