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Nation Observes the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King
5
Martin Luther King Day
Lt. Gov. Wilder Officially Takes Office in Virginia
16
L. Douglas Wilder (American governor and mayor.); 1931-, Virginia (Politics and government)
Black History Group Down But Still Fighting: Director
18
Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History
Newark Mayor Gibson to Seek Fifth Term
19
Kenneth A. Gibson; 1932-., Newark (N.J.) (Politics and government)
Black Woman Sworn in as Mayor of Chester, Pa
19
Willie Mae James Leake, Chester (Pa.) (Politics and government)
Living in the U.S. Can Add Years to Life
33
Longevity, United States (Vital statistics)
Louis Gossett, Jr. Sizzles in Two Films: 'Enemy Mine,' 'Iron Eagle'.
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Louis Gossett (Jr.)
Warwick Lends Musical Support to Another Cause
39
Dionne Warwick, Sudden infant death syndrome
Raiders' Star Marcus Allen Named NFL's Most Valuable
46
Marcus Allen (American football player.); 1960-, Football, Professional (Awards)
Vida Blue Made Giant Step Back to Baseball
46
Vida Blue

Church Heads Push Reagan for Sanctions
22
Investments, American (South Africa), Church and race relations (South Africa), Sanctions (International law)
ITC Conference Examines Ways of Black Worship
22
Worship, Blacks (Religious life)
Black History Study Losing Ground in College Programs
22
Black studies
Foundation Seeks Fellows for Minority Med Program
23
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Black medical students, Medicine (Scholarships and fellowships)
$2 Mil. Grant Made to Help High Schoolers Graduate
23
Career Beginnings (Program)
EEOC Files Bias Lawsuits Against Chicago Area Firms
24
United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices), Chicago (Ill.) (Industries)
Chicago Health Chief Issues Warning on AIDS and Prostitution Link
26
Lonnie Edwards, AIDS (Disease), Prostitutes (Health and hygiene), Chicago (Ill.) (Public health)
Shortage of Black Men May Force Alternative to Traditional Family
33
Black family
Black Church Plays Vital Role in Lives of Seniors
33
Church work with the aged, Black churches
Black College Presidents Vow to Continue Fight Over NCAA's New Rule 48
47
National Collegiate Athletic Association, College athletics (Ethical aspects), Black athletes (Education)
Bears 'Super Bowl Shuffle' was a Solid Gold Winner
49
Super Bowl (Football) (Songs and music)
Calvin Peete Wins PGA's '86 Opener with a Record
51
Calvin Peete, Golf (Tournaments)
Obituary
52
Eddie Plicque; d. 1986
Fired Bosox Coach Hints Racism May be a Factor
52
Tommy Harper; 1940-., Discrimination in sports
LeVar Burton Talks about Suffering Pain in Movie Roles
54
LeVar Burton (American actor.); 1957-
'He's the Mayor' Star Based Character on Pal
56
Kevin Hooks
He's the Mayor
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He's the mayor (Television program) (Reviews)
Fatal Car Crash Causes Crisis in Music Career of Luther Vandross
58
Luther Vandross (American rhythm and blues singer and songwriter.), Los Angeles (Calif.) (Traffic accidents)

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