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Baseball Players Banned for 1 Year on Drug Rap; Vida Blue Gets 3 Months
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Baseball players (Drug use)
Nebraska State Sen. Calls Photo of Whites in Blackface Demeaning
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Ernest W. Chambers (American state legislator.), Nebraska (Race relations)
Jackson Files Papers to Enter New Hampshire Race; Muslims Provide Security
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-
Activist Says Integration Hurt Many Poor Blacks
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Roger W. Wilkins; 1932-., Blacks (Economic conditions)
Wedding Bell Rumors Ring False for Jennifer Beals
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Jennifer Beals
Georgia Upholds Convictions; Williams Says He's Innocent
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Wayne B. Williams; 1958-., Murder, Black children (Crimes against), Atlanta (Ga.) (Crime)
Globetrotter Trio Free After Being Mistaken for Robbers by Police
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Harlem Globetrotters, Santa Barbara (Calif.) (Police)
1983: Year of Unusual Gains for Blacks
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Blacks, Nineteen hundred and eighty-three (Year)
Ashe Says Tennis Star Yannick Noah was Ripe for Thinking of Suicide
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Arthur Ashe; 1943-1993, Yannick Noah, Suicide
A's Sign Joe Morgan, Hope He'll be a Winner
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Joe Morgan (American baseball player and sportscaster.); 1943-

DOT and SBA Sign Pact to Aid Black Business
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Black business enterprises (Federal aid), Government contracts
Suspend Omega Frat from Tenn. State University
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Tennessee State University, College fraternities
Four Black Students Win Rhodes Scholarships
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Black college students, Rhodes scholars and scholarships
Jesse Owens Memorial is Dedicated in Oakville, Ala
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Jesse Owens; 1913-1980, Oakville (Ala.)
Preacher's Son is Executed in Louisiana; 2nd Black Since High Court Lifts Ban
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Robert Wayne Williams, Criminal justice, Administration of (Louisiana), Capital punishment (Louisiana), Electrocution (Capital punishment)
Black Texas Engineer Granted a New Trial on Robbery Conviction
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Lenell Geter, Robberies and assaults, Miscarriage of justice, Criminal justice, Administration of (Texas)
Sugar Ray Leonard Overrules Wife, Plots Return to Championship
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Sugar Ray Leonard; 1956-.
Legends Lost in 1983
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Obituaries
Happy New Year! Entertainers Reveal Their Resolutions for New Year
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Black entertainers, New Year's resolutions
Pryor Fires Brown as Head of His Company
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Richard Pryor (American comedian.); 1940-2005, Jim Brown (American football player and actor.); 1936-, Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc
Evelyn King Turns to Punk Funk on Album; Reclaims Champagne
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Evelyn King (American singer.)
Actor Whitman Mayo Hosts Sickle Cell Anemia Benefit
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Sickle cell anemia

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