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Black Population Grows Faster Than White in U.S.
4
Blacks (Statistics), United States (Census)
Annapolis Firefighters Settle Discrimination Suit
4
Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices), Black firefighters, Annapolis (Md.) (Firefighters)
Carters Kick-off Habitat for Humanity Benefit Walk
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Jimmy Carter (American president.); 1924-, Rosalynn Carter (wife of American president Jimmy Carter.), Habitat for Humanity Inc
No Disability Benefits for White who Can't Work with Blacks, Ky. Judge Rules
10
Gary Pearl, Insurance, Workers' compensation, Louisville (Ky.) (Employees, Race relations)
Thousands Die in West African Toxic Disaster
10
Poisonous gases, Carbon dioxide, Lake Nyos (Cameroon)
New Prexy Named During Progressive Baptist Confab
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James Alfred Smith (Sr.), Progressive National Baptist Convention
Bishop Reddick Named Free Will Baptists Prexy
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J. Ervin Reddick, Free Will Baptists USA.
Whitney Houston, Lisa Bonet Among U.S.'s Most Beautiful
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Beauty, Personal (Celebrities), Women
Former Newark, N.J., Mayor Starts a Consulting Firm
34
Kenneth A. Gibson; 1932-., Gibson Associates
Belafonte Gets Rights to Mandela's Story for Series
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Harry Belafonte (American singer and actor.), Nelson Mandela (South African president.), Apartheid in television

Famous Amos Receives Reagan's Excellence Award
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Wally Amos, Famous Amos Chocolate Chip Cookie Corp, Presidential Awards for Entrepreneurial Excellence
St. Louis Man Receives Testicle in Transplant
10
Testicles (Transplantation)
Husband and Wife Become Captains on Police Force
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Gayle Stewart, Robert Stewart, Black police, Washington (D.C.) (Police)
Shirley Temple Black Wants to Fight Apartheid
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Shirley Temple Black; 1928-., Apartheid, United States (Diplomatic and consular service, South Africa)
Klan March that Flopped Leaves Leader Holding Bag
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Ku Klux Klan, Rogersville (Tenn.) (Protests, demonstrations, etc)
Police Chief Apologizes to Ark. Black Woman
16
Miscarriage of justice, Little Rock (Ark.) (Police)
Obituary
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Arthur D. Hardwick; d. 1986
Meharry Receives $100,000 Gift from Ark. Woman
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Addie Lee Wilson, Meharry Medical College, Black medical colleges (Gifts, contributions, etc)
Hawkins, Tex., Schools Initiate Drug Testing
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Youth (Drug use), Drug abuse (Testing), Student activities, Hawkins (Tex.) (Education)
Many Black Students Do Poorly at White Schools
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Black college students, Colleges and universities (Race relations)
Juror Learns Costly Lesson about Racism in Colo. Case
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Andrea Hufnagel, Trials (Murder), Mistrial, Jury, Racial slurs, Denver (Colo.) (Race relations)
Carmichael Released from Guinea Jail Unharmed
24
Kwame Ture; 1941-1998, Political prisoners (Guinea)
Cooper First Black to Lead Marine Corps Reserve Unit
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Gary Cooper (American general.), United States Marine Corps (Blacks)
Couple Renews Vows to Receive Social Security
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Social security
Cosby's Wife to Make Film on Winnie Mandela
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Camille Cosby, Winnie Mandela, Apartheid in motion pictures
Campbell Surprises Saints, Retirement Quiets Critics
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Earl Campbell; 1955-.
Ex-NFL Pro Coy Bacon Improves After Shooting
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Coy Bacon
McCallum Proves Exception for Navy and NFL Raiders
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Napoleon McCallum
Wilt Wants to Set a New Record as an NBA Legend
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Wilt Chamberlain; 1936-1999, Basketball, Professional (Organization and administration, Canada)
Knee Injury Forces Lewis to Put His Show on Ice
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Carl Lewis (American sprinter and long jumper.); 1961-, Track and field athletics (Accidents and injuries)
Black College Athletes Hit Hard by NCAA's New Ruling; Girl Athletes Fare Better Than Boys on NCAA Ruling
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National Collegiate Athletic Association, Black athletes (Education), College athletics (Ethical aspects)
Contract Wars Precede Hagler Vs. Leonard Battle
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Sugar Ray Leonard; 1956-., Marvin Hagler; 1954-., Boxing (Economic aspects)
Veronica Ali Says God, Children and Career Help Her Live Without Ali
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Veronica Ali
Davis Denies He Owes Money to Estate of His Uncle Will Mastin
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Sammy Davis (Jr.), Will Mastin; d. 1979, Estates, Decedents'.
Suit Against Stevie Wonder is Dismissed, Attorneys Say
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Stevie Wonder (American singer and songwriter.), Copyright (Music)
Quincy Jones and Wife End 14-year Marriage
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Peggy Lipton (American actress.); 1947-, Quincy Jones (American composer and record producer.); 1933-, Divorce
Jim Brown Arrested for Battering His Fiancee
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Jim Brown (American football player and actor.); 1936-
Stewart Plays Teen Advisor with Hit Tune
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Jermaine Stewart, Rock music (Ethical aspects)

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