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Blacks Urge Reagan to Save Affirmative Action
4
Government contracts, Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices)
D.C. Residents Lose Voting Rights Amendment Battle
4
Statehood (American politics), Washington (D.C.) (Politics and government)
Rep. Collins Sees Growing Support for U.S. Lottery
6
Cardiss Collins; 1931-., Lotteries
Robert Green Resigns as Univ. of D.C. President
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Robert Lee Green, University of the District of Columbia
Judge Ends Boston School Desegregation Suit Rule
7
W. Arthur Garrity (Jr.), Public schools (Desegregation), Boston (Mass.) (Education)
Black Journalists Hold Confab in Baltimore
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National Association of Black Journalists
Black Woman Pleads Not Guilty to 16 Spy Counts
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Sharon M. Scranage, United States Central Intelligence Agency, Espionage, Ghanaian (United States)
Charles Diggs Sues for a Mich. Undertaker's License
37
Charles Diggs (American congressman.); 1922-1998, Undertakers and undertaking (Laws and regulations, Michigan)
Exercise, Diet Can Stop Bone Disease in Women
40
Exercise, Calcium in the body, Osteoporosis
Hall of Fame Payoff for Pioneer Golfer Sifford
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Charlie Sifford; 1922-.

Abbey Lincoln Named Chair of Black United Fund Drive
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Abbey Lincoln (American jazz singer.); 1930-2010, National Black United Fund
Black Airmen Draw Youths Into Aviation
8
Black air pilots
Chicago Bus Driver is Cleared of Homicide Rap
8
David L. Johnson, Bus accidents
Why Pope {John} Paul Couldn't Convert Voodoo Priests on African Tour
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Pope John Paul II; 1920-2005 (Visit to Africa), Voodooism (Togo)
Stevie Wonder Tells why He Takes Risks in Fight to Destroy South Africa's Racism
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Stevie Wonder (American singer and songwriter.), Apartheid, United States (Cultural relations, South Africa), South Africa (Cultural relations, United States)
Winnie Mandela Refuses $10,000 to Rebuild Home
16
Winnie Mandela, Apartheid, United States (Foreign relations, South Africa), South Africa (Foreign relations, United States)
Falwell Lambasted for His Remarks about Tutu
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Desmond Tutu (South African archbishop.), Jerry Falwell (American evangelist.), Church and race relations (South Africa)
Obituary
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Chester C. Carter; d. 1985
Obituary
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Jimmy Clark; d. 1985
Jackson Buys Home in Historic D.C. District
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Washington (D.C.) (Historic houses, sites, etc)
Dr. John Hill Named Prexy of E. St. Louis College
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John R. Hill, State Community College of East St. Louis
Alphas Hold 79th Confab in Atlanta, 5,000 Attend
24
College fraternities
Rae Dawn Chong: Black Actresses Star in Non-racial Movie Roles
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Rae Dawn Chong, Blacks in motion pictures
Magic Johnson Rallies NBA Stars for Blacks in Africa and Tunica, Miss
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Earvin Johnson (American basketball player and coach.); 1959-, USA for Africa, Basketball, Professional (Benefit games), Tunica County (Miss.) (Blacks)
Sugar Ray Tells 'Macho' 'apologize' for Racial Slur
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Sugar Ray Leonard; 1956-., Hector Camacho, Racial slurs
Cowboys Throw a Party to Welcome Dorsett Back
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Tony Dorsett; 1954-.
Golfer Renee Powell Gives Tips to African Players on a U.S.-sponsored Tour
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Renee Powell, Golf (Africa)
Olympic Hero Breland Sees Less Pressure as a Pro
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Mark Breland (American boxer and actor.)
Joe Williams Lands Role on TV's 'The Cosby Show'.
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Joe Williams
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227 (Television program) (Reviews)
New Fall Show '227' Written on a Dare
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Christine Houston
Ike Turner Plans Comeback, to Reissue Discs with Tina
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Ike Turner (American singer and guitarist.)
Cosby Threatens to Walk Off Show Over Apartheid Sign
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Bill Cosby; 1937-., Apartheid, Television and politics
The Cosby Show
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Cosby show (Television program) (Reviews)
Should Actors Take AIDS Test Before Filming a Kiss?
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AIDS (Disease) and celebrities, Blood (Testing), Motion picture actors and actresses (Sexual behavior), Kissing in motion pictures
Ella Fitzgerald Leaves Hospital, Rests at Home
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Ella Fitzgerald (American singer.)

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