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Reagan, Gabon's Bongo Meet on African Issues
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Omar Bongo (Gabonese president); 1935-2009 (Visit to the United States)
Sun Belt Best Spot for Black Businesses: Study
4
Black business enterprises (Location)
Crockett Heads Committee Exposing Racism Within the U.S. Foreign Service
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George W. Crockett (Jr.), United States Dept. of State Foreign Service
Randolph is the Top Black U.S. Gen.; Gets 4th Star
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Bernard P. Randolph, United States Air Force (Blacks), United States Air Force Systems Command
Cmdr. Dew is First Black to Head Seabee Battalion
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Fred Dew, United States Navy (Blacks)
Nell Carter Returns to Nightclubs After TV Show
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Nell Carter
Huey Newton Spared Additional Prison Time
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Huey Newton (American revolutionary.); 1942-1989
Two Georgia Sisters Held for Their Mother's Murder
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Melinda Collier, Rashunda Golden, Black youth (Crime), Murder, Carrollton (Ga.) (Crime)
Packers' Cade is Found Guilty of Raping Aunt
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Mossy Cade, Trials (Rape)
Accident Victim's Son, 2, Awarded Nearly $1.7 Million
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Herman Fisher; d. 1985, Justin Ragans, Damages, Traffic accidents (Suits and claims, Florida)

Big-city Mayors Want Blacks Counted Accurately in 1990 Census Report
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Blacks (Statistics), United States (Census)
Wattleton Raps Reagan's Cut of Overseas Abortion Funds
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Faye Wattleton, Family Planning International Assistance, United States Agency for International Development, Birth control (Developing countries), Abortion (Developing countries)
Dorcas Bowles Named Prexy of Atlanta University
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Dorcas Bowles, Atlanta University
Marva Collins May Teach in Chicago and Compton
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Marva Collins, Blacks (Education), Chicago (Ill.) (Education), Compton (Calif.) (Education)
Janet Jackson's New Look at Big Bash for Celebs
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Janet Jackson
U.S. May Become Society of Singles, Expert Says
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Single people, Social forecasting
Gray Likely Appointed to Powerful Post in Congress
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William H. Gray (III.), House Democratic Caucus (U.S.)
Obituary
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Joe Liggins; d. 1987
Obituary
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Elizabeth Cotten; 1893-1987
'Be Your Own Role Model': 1st Black Woman Astronaut
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Mae C. Jemison
Mary Campbell is Cultural Affairs Chief of New York
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Mary Schmidt Campbell (American college dean.), New York (N.Y.) Dept. of Cultural Affairs
Blind Tour Guide Describes Exhibits at Famous Museum
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Jimmy Luckett (blind tour guide.), DuSable Museum of African American History, Inc, Blind museum employees
Fairfax County, Va. Gets Its First Black Judge
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Marcus D. Williams, Courts (Virginia)
Blacks Win 15-year-old Suit Against L.I. Railroad
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Long Island RR., Black railroad employees, Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices)
Ebony Examines New Black Middle Class
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Ebony (Periodical), Black middle classes, Black professionals, Blacks (Economic conditions)
Cowboys Start AIDS Tests; Entire Team Disease Free
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AIDS (Disease) (Diagnosis), AIDS (Disease) and athletes, Football players (Health and hygiene)
Moses Wins, Nehemiah Falls at Track Meet in England
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Edwin Moses; 1955-., Renaldo Nehemiah; 1959-., Hurdle racing
Payton Signs Contract for Likely Final Year
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Walter Payton; 1954-1999
Ueberroth Vows Baseball Will Lead in Hiring
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Peter Ueberroth (American entrepreneur and Olympic executive.), Discrimination in sports, Blacks in baseball management
Derrel Thomas Fired as Minor League Manager
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Derrel Thomas, Black baseball managers (Dismissal)
Tyson Crowned Champ During a $1/4 Million Coronation Ceremony
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Mike Tyson; 1966-., Boxing
'Cosby,' Woodard Shine in Emmy Nominations
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Emmy Awards
Aretha Sings Up a Soulful Storm at Gospel Recording
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Aretha Franklin, Gospel music (Sound recordings)

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