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Fred Gorden First Black Commandant at West Point Academy
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Fred Gorden (American general.); 1940-, United States Army (Blacks), United States Military Academy
San Jose Blacks Angered Over White Racist Group's Threat to Black Woman
4
Neo-Nazis (United States), San Jose (Calif.) (Race relations)
Marshall Hospitalized, Treated for Blood Clot
4
Thurgood Marshall (American Supreme Court justice.); 1908-1993
Black Miss. Sheriff Seeks Recount, Despite Cross Burning in Front Yard
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Bobby Joe Adkins, Black sheriffs, Cross burning, Marshall County (Miss.) (Sheriff)
EPA Rule Change Threatens Black Contractors' Jobs
5
United States Environmental Protection Agency, Black contractors
N.J. Officials Pushing for More Minority College Grads
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Minorities (Education), Colleges and universities (New Jersey)
John Conyers Asks that Edwin Meese Resign
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John Conyers (American congressman.); 1929-, Edwin Meese (III, American Attorney general.), Political ethics
Black Student 'outraged' After She is Fired from White Pharmacy in Georgia
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Tommie Faye Bateman, University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, Black women (Employment), Tifton (Ga.) (Race relations)
Black Female Comedienne 'Just' Makes 'em Laugh
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Just June
Aretha Talks about Her Favorite Designers and Fascination with Boxing
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Aretha Franklin

From Welfare Roll to White House Payroll
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Bonnie Guiton, United States Office of Vocational and Adult Education
First Black Named Deputy Surrogate in New Jersey
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Hardge Davis (Jr.), Probate law and practice (New Jersey)
Sharpe is 1st Black Tabbed to Head Pa. State Police
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Ronald M. Sharpe (American state police official.), Police (Pennsylvania), Black police chiefs
Pittsburgh's Nate Smith Shot in Hip Near Diner
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Nate Smith, Pittsburgh (Pa.) (Crime)
First Black Police Chief Hired in Greenville, Miss
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Malcolm Wynn, Black police chiefs, Greenville (Miss.) (Police)
Sammy Davis Refuses to Cross Line of Pickets
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Sammy Davis (Jr., American actor and singer.), National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians, Picketing, Strikes (Television broadcasting industry employees)
D.C. Welfare Mother Gets House She Asked of Mayor
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Jacqueline Williams, Washington (D.C.) (Public welfare)
Gray Calls on Reagan to Help S. African Detainees
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William H. Gray (III.), Apartheid, Political prisoners (South Africa), Youth (South Africa), United States (Foreign relations, South Africa), South Africa (Foreign relations, United States)
Worlds of Curls Present College Scholarship Awards
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Worlds of Curls (Firm), Blacks (Scholarships)
Daughter Alleges Father Sired His Own Grandkids
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Lewis Elliott, Black clergy (Sexual behavior), Incest, Dallas (Tex.) (Crime)
Find 7 Bodies in Philly, Jail Tenant
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Harrison Graham, Murder, Philadelphia (Pa.) (Crime)
Woman Shoots Man During Chicago Church Service
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Rosie Eaton, Chicago (Ill.) (Crime)
Wonder to Undergo Surgery for Growth on His Finger
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Stevie Wonder (American singer and songwriter.)
White Charges Lincoln U. Violated His Civil Rights
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Donn A. Bennice, Lincoln University (Pa.), Athletic directors (Dismissal), Discrimination in employment
Group Pushes MBAs for Minorities with Forum Tour
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Graduate Management Admission Council, Minorities (Education), Business schools (Graduates)
Phi Beta Sigma 1st Blacks on U. of Miss. Frat Row
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University of Mississippi, Colleges and universities (Desegregation), College fraternities
Jackson State Univ. Names White to Run Opera/South
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Bill Jaye Schooley, Jackson State University, Opera\South (Opera company)
Regge Life Directs New 'Cosby Show' Episodes
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Regge Life
The Cosby Show
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Cosby show (Television program) (Reviews)
Mandatory Drug Testing May Spark Racism: Page
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Alan C. Page; 1945-., Athletes (Drug use), Drug abuse (Testing), Discrimination in sports
Black Youth from Ghetto to Giants' Front Office
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Joaquin Wallace, Blacks in baseball management
Ross Returns to Chicago to Seek Doctor's Care
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Kevin Ross
Wes Unseld, Bullets VP, to Add Coaching Duties
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Wes Unseld; 1946-.
Arthur Ashe Seeks Cure for U.S. Tennis Malaise
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Arthur Ashe; 1943-1993, United States Tennis Association, Black tennis players
Pryor's Comeback KO'd, Now Faces Court Fight
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Aaron Pryor, Boxing
Joyner-Kersee's Record Leads U.S. Pan Am Team
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Jackie Joyner-Kersee (American heptathlete and basketball player.); 1962-, Pan American Games, Track and field athletics (Women)
Critics Dispute Elvis as King of Rock 'n' Roll
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Elvis Presley; 1935-1977, Rock music (History), Black musicians
Prince Working on New Full-length Concert Film
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Prince
Kim Fields Keeps Busy with Her TV Career and College Classes
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Kim Fields
New 'Sam and Dave' Duo Can't Use Legendary Name
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Sam and Dave (Musical group)
Military Personnel Get a Taste of the Blues
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United States Armed Forces Radio and Television Service, Radio programs (Blues music)
Charm of the Duke Led Gordon to be Musician
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Dexter Gordon (American jazz saxophonist.), Duke Ellington (American band leader and composer.); 1899-1974
Kenya Uses Soap Opera to Stem High Birth Rate
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Television serials, Birth control (Kenya), Television broadcasting industry (Kenya)

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