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Percy Sutton Lauded; Past Year's Battles Celebrated at NAACP Confab in N.Y.
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Percy E. Sutton (American municipal official, broadcasting executive and civil rights activist.); 1920-2009, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Black Investor Realizes Mammoth 90-to-1 Return
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Reginald F. Lewis (American financier.); 1922-1993, TLC Beatrice International Holdings, Inc, McCall Pattern Co
Three Police Killed in Shootout Near Detroit
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Murder, Inkster (Mich.) (Police)
Family Feuding Behind Bad Press on Him, Hagler Says
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Marvin Hagler; 1954-.
Eskimo Son of Explorer Matthew Henson Dies in Greenland of Cancer
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Ahnahkaq Henson (Amer-Eskimo son of Matthew Alexander Henson.), Matthew Alexander Henson (American arctic explorer.); 1866-1955, Peary Expeditions (1886-1909)
Recipe of the Week
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Cooking (Cheese)
Osei 1st Black to Head UCC Conference in
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Kwame Osei, United Church of Christ, Washington (D.C.) (Religion)
Baptist Groups Gear Up for Annual Conventions
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Baptists (United States)
Bowie Kuhn: Campanis Did Blacks a Favor
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Al Campanis (baseball executive.), Bowie Kuhn (American lawyer and baseball commissioner.), Discrimination in sports, Black baseball managers
Morgan Says He'd Manage Only with the Right Team
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Joe Morgan (American baseball player and sportscaster.); 1943-, Baseball managers

Group Wants Recall of Arizona Gov. Mecham; NBA Cancels Meeting
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Evan Mecham (American governor.), National Basketball Association, Martin Luther King Day, Arizona (Race relations)
20 Years Later Otis Redding Still Buried in Tomb on Family's Ga. Farm
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Otis Redding (American soul singer.); 1941-1967, Zelma Redding (wife of Otis Redding.)
Trained as Animal Doctor, Medal of Freedom Winner Patterson Founded UNCF.
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Frederick D. Patterson (American college president and veterinarian.), United Negro College Fund, Medal of Freedom
Ticker Tape Scholars Selected for '87-'88
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Jet (Periodical), Black college students, Student aid
Central State University Lands Nigerian Business Exec. at Commencement
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Adekunle Ojora, Central State University (Ohio), Degrees, Honorary
Mario Van Peebles Makes it Big in 'Jaws the Revenge'.
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Mario Van Peebles
Black Press Organization Names 1st Woman President
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Patricia O'Flynn Thomas, National Newspaper Publishers Association, Milwaukee community journal
Black Politicos Condemn U.S. Probe of Marion Barry
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Marion Barry; 1936-., United States Dept. of Justice, Blacks (Political activities), Political corruption (Washington (D.C.))
King Helps Create New Minority Contract Office in Fulton County, Ga
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Martin Luther King (III); 1957-, Black contractors, Fulton County (Ga.) (County contracts)
Atlanta Mayor's Daughter Weds Before 500 Guests
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Lisa Young Alston, Douglas Banes Alston
Chicago Boy Gets $2.5 Mil. in Injury Case: His Arm Destroyed by Electricity
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Lonnie Mance, Damages, Electric shock
Ex-teacher in D.C. Gets 52-155 Yrs. for Sex Abuse
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James B. Crawford, Child molesting, Sexual harassment in education, Teachers (Sexual behavior), Washington (D.C.) (Criminal justice, Administration of)
Black Woman Named Prexy of Olympic Surplus Fund
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Anita DeFrantz, Amateur Athletic Foundation
Female Coach Takes Over Men's Summer Cage Team
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Yolanda Laney, Basketball, College
Central State University Returns Sports to NAIA.
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National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Central State University (Ohio)
Bob Gibson Fears Baseball Will Fail to Promote Blacks
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Bob Gibson; 1935-., Discrimination in sports, Black baseball managers
NFL Falcons' Star Sues Ga. Police for $400,000
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William Andrews, Miscarriage of justice, Norcross (Ga.) (Police)
Mike Tyson Faces Assault and Battery Rap; Tried to Kiss Girl, Hit Her Boss
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Mike Tyson; 1966-., Assault and battery
Jackson Eyes Football Deal; Angers Baseball Teammates
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Bo Jackson; 1962-.
Ali Denies Seeking Cure for Parkinson's Disease
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Muhammad Ali; 1942-., Parkinson's disease (Therapy)
John Hammond, Discoverer of Black Stars, Dies at 76
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Black musicians
Obituary
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John Hammond (American recording industry executive.); 1910-1987
How Children of Celebrities Cope with Privilege and Prejudice
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Children of celebrities, Black celebrities' families
Whitney Houston Hits Jackpot with New Album
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Whitney Houston

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