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Black Firms Face Risk of Losing Fed. Contracts
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Black business enterprises (Federal aid), Government contracts
High Court Bars Killing Unarmed Fleeing Suspects
4
United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Police shootings
Grand Jury Drops Its Drug Probe of Marion Barry
4
Marion Barry; 1936-., Cocaine, Politicians (Drug use), Washington (D.C.) (Politics and government)
M. L. King Statue Dedicated at Washington Cathedral
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Martin Luther King (Jr.); 1929-1968 (Statues), Washington Cathedral
Black Judge Elected to the S.C. Supreme Court
5
Ernest A. Finney (Jr.), Courts (South Carolina)
TSU's Humphries Picked to Head Florida A&M Univ
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Frederick Humphries, Florida A & M University
New Orleans Teacher Leads USA's School Boards Group
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Mack Spears, National School Boards Association
Lincoln University's Prexy Branson Ends 15-year Term
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Herman Branson; 1914-1995, Lincoln University (Pa.)
East Harlem's Sports School Gives Pupils Reason to Stay
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Black athletes (Education), East Harlem (New York, N.Y.), New York (N.Y.) (Education)
NAACP Enters Milwaukee School Desegregation Case
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Public schools (Desegregation), Milwaukee (Wis.) (Education)

Sudan Army Seizes Power, Deposes Leader Nimeiri
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Sudan (Politics and government)
Judge Bars Black Firemen's Promotion Quotas in
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Firefighters (Promotion), Black firefighters, Blacks (Employment), Washington (D.C.) (Firefighters)
'We are the World' LP Strikes Gold in One Day
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USA for Africa
'Farms Not Arms' Urges Rev. Jackson at Minn. Rally
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Agricultural administration, Foreclosure, Glenwood (Minn.) (Protests, demonstrations, etc)
Kelly Alexander, NAACP Chair, Dies in Charlotte
8
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Obituary
8
Kelly Miller Alexander
Va. Court Issues Ruling on Unemployment Benefits for Part-time Workers
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Insurance, Unemployment, Part time employment, Unemployment (Virginia)
Former TV Personality Tells why She Married Man on Death Row
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Evangeline Grant Redding, James Briley (Jr.), Black prisoners' wives, Capital punishment (Virginia)
Chronically-ill Girl Gets Wish to Meet TV Star Emmanuel Lewis
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Emmanuel Lewis, Theresa Kretovic, Leukemia
Richard Pryor's Ex-lawyer Wins $500,000 Libel Suit Against Him, and Film Co
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Richard Pryor (American comedian.); 1940-2005, Michael Ashburne, Libel and slander
Alvin Ailey Donates Items for Schomburg Exhibition
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Alvin Ailey, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Banks Files $5 Mil. Suit Against ASALH Faction
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Samuel L. Banks, Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History
Veronica Ali Launches New Career as Model with Successful Debut in Paris
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Veronica Ali
Maurice Hines Says He Can Outdance Brother Gregory
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Maurice Hines (American dancer and choreographer.)
Columbia Records Releases New Marvin Gaye Album
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Marvin Gaye (American singer and songwriter.)
Violence, Ailments Plague Black Men During Late 60s
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Aged (Care and hygiene), Black aged
Coca-Cola Founder Wills Valet, Houseman $100,000
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Calvin Bailey, Robert W. Woodruff (American beverage industry executive.); 1889-1985, Wills
Mary Berry Urges End to U.S. Civil Rights Panel
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Mary Frances Berry (American historian, civil rights leader and government official.), United States Commission on Civil Rights
N.Y. Man, who Killed Alleged Newsstand Robber, Cleared of All Charges
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Andy Frederick, Murder, New York (N.Y.) (Criminal justice, Administration of)
Frazier's Ring Return to Benefit Sickle Cell
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Joe Frazier; 1944-.
King May Still Top NBA Scorers Despite Injury
46
Bernard King
Ohio State Promotes Ex-coach to Asst. A.D.
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Bill Myles, Ohio State University, College athletics
Tulane Basketball Team Hit by 'betting' Arrests
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Tulane University (Basketball), Basketball, College (Ethical aspects), Basketball betting
NFL Chargers Release Muncie Over Drug Snafu
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Chuck Muncie; 1953-., Football players (Drug use)
Calvin Peete Wins $162,000 in Tournament Championship
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Calvin Peete, Golf (Tournaments)
Offered Cocaine, Mugged Reggie Handles Problems
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Reggie Jackson (American baseball player.); 1946-
Nina Simone Ends Voluntary Exile from U.S.
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Nina Simone (American singer and pianist.)
Ebony Reveals Secret to Bill Cosby's TV Success
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Bill Cosby; 1937-., Black family in television
The Cosby Show
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Cosby show (Television program) (Reviews)
Bill Cosby Launches New Television Show
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Bill Cosby; 1937-.
The Tony Orlando Show
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Tony Orlando show (Television program) (Reviews)

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