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Lucas Takes Primary on Way to Mich. Governorship
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William Lucas, Michigan (Politics and government)
PUSH Confab Tackles Issues Blacks Face; Honors Jesse Jackson
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Operation PUSH
Civil Rights Commission Faces Closure this Year
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United States Commission on Civil Rights
Preachers and Black Stars Take to Streets to Crack Down on Crack
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Crack (Cocaine), Black clergy, Black celebrities
Plainfield, N.J. Mayor Initiates U.S. Drug Testing
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Richard I. Taylor, Drugs and employment, Drug abuse (Testing), Plainfield (N.J.) (Employees)
Five Blacks File Suit Over Loitering Arrests in Md
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Blacks (Civil rights), Loitering, Pocomoke City (Md.) (Race relations)
Justice Dept. Explores Black Prisoner's Death
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Vinson Harris, United States Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division, Lynching, Black prisoners (Treatment)
5-year-old Saves Choking Playmate with Heimlich He Learned from 'Benson'.
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Brent Meldrum, Heimlich maneuver
Benson
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Benson (Television program) (Reviews)
Elderly Texas Lovers Drink Poison and Die Together
37
Suicide

S.C. Senator Denies Making Racial Slur
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Ernest F. Hollings; 1922-., Racial slurs, South Carolina (Race relations)
Todman Says Reagan's South African Policy Lacks World Credibility
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Terence A. Todman, Apartheid, United States (Diplomatic and consular service, South Africa)
Rep. Crockett Raps Lack of Blacks in Foreign Service
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George W. Crockett (Jr.), United States Dept. of State Foreign Service
Detroit Mom Accused of High Seas Murder Admits Killing Baby, FBI Says
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Carol Ann Washington, Stowaways, Murder, Child abuse
Ohio Jazz Festival Marks the Contributions of Santangelo
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Dino Santangelo; d. 1986, Jazz festivals (Ohio)
Versailles, Ky., Names Street M.L. King Jr. Blvd.; San Diego to Name Street for King Despite Protests
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Martin Luther King (Jr.); 1929-1968, Versailles (Ky.) (Streets), San Diego (Calif.) (Streets)
Black Youth at Lower Risk of Heart Disease
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Apolipoproteins, Black young men (Health and hygiene), Coronary arteries (Diseases, Diagnosis)
Chicago Church Gutted in Fire Relocated to School
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Churches (Buildings) (Fires and fire prevention), Chicago (Ill.) (Churches (Buildings))
Tuition at Black Colleges is a Bargain, Survey Shows
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Black colleges and universities, College education (Costs)
Calif. Firm Loses Millions Due to S. Africa Business
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Fluor Corp, Investments, American (South Africa), Apartheid, Los Angeles (Calif.) (Municipal contracts)
Wash. Post Sets Policy for Use of Blacks in Ads
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Washington post, Blacks in advertising
Teen Girls Should Say No to Sex: Kim Fields
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Kim Fields, Teenage pregnancy, Black youth (Sexual behavior)
Alison Walker to be Subject of TV Movie
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Alison K. Walker, Hahnemann Medical College
Alvin Ailey Opens World of Dance to the Blind
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Alvin Ailey, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Blind dancers
Calif. Man Serves 24 Years; Gets New Trial
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Booker T. Hillery (Jr.), Trials (Murder), Jury selection, Black jurors, Hanford (Calif.) (Criminal justice, Administration of)
Pa. Death Row Inmates Take System to Court
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Death row inmates (Pennsylvania)
Black Restaurateur Loses Seeing Eye Dog Lawsuit
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Benjamin Toombs, Guide dogs, Columbus (Ga.) (Restaurants)
Attitude Change Brings Elder 1st Win for 1986
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Lee Elder (American golfer); 1934-
Nehemiah Clears First Hurdle in Winning Debut
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Renaldo Nehemiah; 1959-., Hurdle racing
Ex-champ Pryor Beats Drug Rap, Loses License
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Aaron Pryor, Automobile drivers (Drug use), Cocaine
Rogers' Family Seeks to Reopen Probe of Death
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Don Rogers; 1962-1986, Football players (Drug use), Cocaine
Jackie Joyner, Carl Lewis Provided Highs and Lows of U.S. Olympic Festival
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Jackie Joyner-Kersee (American heptathlete and basketball player.); 1962-, Track and field athletics, Heptathlon (Women)
Surgery to Keep NBA Vet Nixon Out Til Mid-season
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Norm Nixon (American basketball player.)
Dr. J Will Stay in Philly, Rejects 2-year Jazz Deal
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Julius Erving; 1950-.
Payton Considers Owning NFL Team After Playing
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Walter Payton; 1954-1999
Dickerson Doing His Best for Anti-drug Campaign
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Eric Dickerson (American football player.); 1960-, Football players (Drug use)
Confusion Surrounds Mets' Release of George Foster
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George Foster
Black Leaders Press for S. Africa Sanctions at Commonwealth Conference
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Sanctions (International law), Apartheid, South Africa (Commerce), Commonwealth of Nations (Conferences)
Franklin, Houston, Turner Nominated for MTV Awards
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MTV Video Music Awards
Bill Cosby, Keshia Knight Pulliam: His TV Daughter May Win Her First Emmy
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Bill Cosby; 1937-., Keshia Knight Pulliam; 1979-., Emmy Awards
The Cosby Show
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Cosby show (Television program) (Reviews)
Va. High School Bans "The Color Purple" Novel
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Censorship, Newport News (Va.) (Education)
Miller Sound Express Presents Top Names in Free Concert Series
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Miller Brewing Company, Music and industry, Rock concerts, Black music

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