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Jesse Jackson Stands Tall in First Democrats Debate
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Presidential debates (1988)
NAACP, NEA Opposing Reagan's Pick for Court
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Robert H. Bork (American judge.); 1927-, United States Supreme Court (Nominees), National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Education Association of the United States
Blacks Hit Lottery for $7.5 Million in New York and $2 Million in Illinois
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Willie Little, Lottery winners
Scholarship Fund Honors Dr. Edith Irby Jones
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Edith Irby Jones (American physician and medical association official), Scholarships and fellowships
$4.5 Mil. Lawsuit Won in Mississippi Medical Case
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Terrie Wells; 1983-., Pharmaseal Laboratories, Medical equipment industry (Suits and claims)
Kansas City Links Host 35th Anniversary Dinner
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Links (Organization)
Rozelle Says Black Coach is an NFL Owners' Problem
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Pete Rozelle, Black football coaches, Discrimination in sports
Injury May End Career of Bulls' Gene Banks
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Gene Banks
Black Football Conference Signs Historic TV Package
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Television programs (Sports, Football)
Gumbel to Become NBC's Seoul Man for Olympics
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Bryant Gumbel; 1948-., Television programs (Sports), Olympic Games, 1988 (Seoul, Korea)

Black Psychiatrists Tell how Racism Hurts Whites, Too
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Race discrimination, Black psychiatrists, United States (Race relations)
D.C. Judge Assailed for Remark to Black Prosecutor
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Ronald Dixon, Washington (D.C.) (Courts, Race relations)
Wife's Demand for Hagler to be Treated for Drugs Disputed by Her Attorney
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Bertha Hagler, Marvin Hagler; 1954-.
Oprah Winfrey Sweeps Daytime Emmy Awards
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Oprah Winfrey, Emmy Awards, Television programs (Talk shows)
L.A.'s Major TV Stations Dominated by White Men
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Television stations, Blacks in the television broadcasting industry
Blacks Better Portrayed on TV Than Hispanics: Study
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Blacks in television, Hispanic Americans in television
Jury Selection Series Cited by Marshall Wins an Award
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Dallas morning news, Jury selection, Black jurors, Newspaper court reporting
Teddy Pendergrass Starts New Life with New Wife
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Teddy Pendergrass (American soul singer.), Karin Still (dance teacher and wife of Teddy Pendergrass.)
Vanessa Williams and Hubby Have Baby Girl
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Vanessa Williams (American singer and actress.), Ramon Hervey (publicist and husband of Vanessa Williams.)
Hagler Ordered Out of His Home for Domestic Dispute
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Bertha Hagler, Marvin Hagler; 1954-.
Detroit Symphony Hires Black Assistant Conductor
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Leslie B. Dunner; 1956-., Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Gooden Plans to Wed His Longtime Friend
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Dwight Gooden (American baseball player.), Monica Harris
Ala. Cabinet Member and Governor Apologize for Racial, Ethnic Slurs
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Alvin A. Holmes, Racial slurs, Alabama (Race relations)
Gantt Seeks Third Term as Charlotte, N.C., Mayor
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Harvey Gantt; 1934-., Charlotte (N.C.) (Politics and government)
Recipe of the Week
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Bread
Black Tennis Stars Winning Big Bucks But Snubbed for Commercials
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Zina Garrison; 1963-., Lori McNeil, Black tennis players, Discrimination in sports
Tyson Schedule So Full Spinks May Wait a Year
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Mike Tyson (American boxer.); 1966-, Michael Spinks (American boxer.), Boxing
Woman Boxer Sues AAU to Get Amateur Status
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Gail Grandchamp
Black Managers Face Off First for Pro Baseball
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Derrel Thomas, Mel Roberts, Baseball, Professional
Mets Coach Bill Robinson Going for 'pilot's License'.
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Bill Robinson (American baseball coach and player.)
Martin Wins NFL Award for Spirit of Service
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George Martin, Football, Professional (Awards)
Yankees Owner Points to 'black Boy' in Office as Affirmative Action
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George M. Steinbrenner (American baseball and shipbuilding executive.); 1930-2010, New York Yankees (Baseball team), Discrimination in sports, Blacks in baseball management
Obituary
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Ann Porter Cobb; d. 1987
Do Celebrities Make Best Role Models for Blacks?
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Black celebrities, Blacks (Social conditions)
Richie Rewards Miami Student as 1st 'Scholar'.
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Lionel Richie (American singer and songwriter.), Sonja Braddy, Scholarships and fellowships
Singer Wilson Pickett Convicted of Gun Charge
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Wilson Pickett (American singer and songwriter.); 1941-2006, Gun control, Englewood (N.J.) (Criminal justice, Administration of)
Gordon Detained by French Police on 1967 DUI Charge
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Dexter Gordon, Drunk driving, Americans (France)
Obituary
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Michael Bennett (American choreographer.)
Dreamgirls
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Henry Krieger (Reviews)

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