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Trudi Morrison, U.S. Senate Exec., $25 Mil. Suit
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Trudi Michelle Morrison, United States Congress Senate (Employees), Discrimination in employment
Celestine Can Play Her Keys on AC's Boardwalk
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Celestine Tate, Begging and beggars, Black paralytics, Black handicapped women, Atlantic City (N.J.) (Ordinances)
White Mayor's Slur Prompts Resignation: Warrenton, Ga
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Merrill Callaway, Racial slurs, Warrenton (Ga.) (Race relations)
Arthur Carter, Veteran Newsman, Retires in
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Arthur Carter; 1911-1988, Black press
Mich. Man Gets Bronze Star: 18 Years After Heroics
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Robert Ankony, Vietnamese War, 1957-1975 (Heroes and heroines, Blacks), Bronze Star (Medal of honor)
Blacks Take Leadership Roles in Ga. Legislature
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Georgia General Assembly, Black legislators
N.Y. Convention Calls for More Blacks in Politics
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Blacks (Political activities), New York (N.Y.) (Politics and government)
Blacks in Pittsburgh Sue At-large Elections System
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Black suffrage, Pittsburgh (Pa.) (Politics and government)
Housing Bias Remains a Major U.S. Problem: Farmer
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James Farmer (American civil rights leader.); 1920-1999, Blacks (Housing)
Black Female Senators are First for Oklahoma
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Oklahoma Legislature, Black women legislators

Booby Trap Backfires, Ala. Doctor Hospitalized
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Joseph H. Sox, Burglary protection, Andalusia (Ala.) (Crime)
The Citadel in Charleston S.C. Faces Two Lawsuits for Hazing of Black Cadet
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Kevin L. Nesmith, Citadel (Military academy), Hazing, Black cadets
Pope Backs Aborigines' Claim for Australian Land
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Pope John Paul II; 1920-2005 (Visit to Australia), Australian aborigines (Land tenure)
Hands Across America Makes First Donation
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Hands Across America, 1986
WHO Launches Worldwide Fight to Halt AIDS Spread
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World Health Organization, AIDS (Disease) (Prevention)
Los Angeles Teacher Wins $2.5 Million Bias Suit
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Betty Andrews, Black teachers (Dismissal), Mentally handicapped children (Education), Psychiatric hospitals (California)
Dad Ordered to Continue Support for Disabled Woman
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Parents of the handicapped, Support (Domestic relations), Black handicapped women
Boy, 13, Charged in Slaying Ga. Principal with Pencil
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Kevin Lyle Jones, Murder, Juvenile delinquents and delinquency, Bethlehem (Ga.) (Crime)
Barclays British Bank Disinvests from S. Africa
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Barclays Bank plc, Investments, British (South Africa), Apartheid
Zulu Chief Snubbed During BU Ceremony
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Mangosuthu Buthelezi (Zulu statesman.); 1928-, Boston University, Student protests, demonstrations, etc, Zulus, Apartheid
Wall Goes Up Around Township of Soweto
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Apartheid, Soweto (South Africa)
Ocean Says No to Rich S. African's $2 Mil. Offer
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Billy Ocean, Apartheid, Boycott
Henning Site of 1st Black Heritage Museum in Tenn
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Alex Haley House Museum
Black College Prexies Among Nation's 'most Effective'.
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Black college presidents
Blacks Riled Over Proposal to Merge Texas Southern
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Texas Southern University, University of Houston
Lionel Richie's 'Outrageous Tour' Rewards Students with Good Grades
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Lionel Richie (American singer and songwriter.), Scholarships and fellowships
Can Test Positive for Pot by Just Being Near Smoke
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Drug abuse (Testing), Marijuana
Crack Boom is a Burden to N.Y. Courts
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Crack (Cocaine), New York (N.Y.) (Courts)
Most Kids Given Allowance But They Must Work for it
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Children's allowances
TV, Abuse May Spur Boys to Violent Crimes
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Child abuse, Criminal psychology, Television and children
Black Males' 'coolness' is Coping Mechanism: Ph.D.
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Blacks (Psychology)
Gays Victims of More Violence Due to AIDS.
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Gay bashing, AIDS (Disease)
Tyson Bullies His Way Into Boxing History
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Mike Tyson; 1966-., Boxing
Ex-NBAer Gus Johnson Battling Brain Cancer
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Gus Johnson, Brain (Cancer)
Branham is First Black to Win Pro Bowling Match
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George Branham (III, American bowler.), Bowling, Professional (Tournaments)
Black Coach Gets His Way to Stay at Northwestern
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Francis Peay, Football, College
Cheryl Miller Hopes to Score as TV Commentator
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Cheryl Miller (American basketball player and coach and sportscaster.); 1964-, Television programs (Sports)
Ex-Bull Quintin Dailey Happy to Work for CBA.
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Quintin Dailey (American basketball player.)
Dr. J's Farewell Tour a Boost to NBA Opponents
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Julius Erving; 1950-.
Rockets' Star Hits Back at Philly Paternity Suit
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Lewis Lloyd, Paternity
Fridge's Fleeting Fame is No Big Thing to Him
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William Perry
Ex-Bulls Star to Film Life of Isiah Thomas' Mother
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Chet Walker (basketball player and television producer.); 1940-, Isiah Thomas (American basketball player, executive and coach.); 1961-, Mary Thomas (mother of American basketball player, executive and coach Isiah Thomas.)
Trial Postponed Til March for Bias' Friend Tribble
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Brian Lee Tribble, Len Bias; 1963-1986, Cocaine, Basketball players (Drug use)
Obituary
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Paul Bascomb; d. 1986
TV Families Reflect Changes in Society
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Family in television
Dionne Warwick is Named NAACP Entertainer of Year
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Dionne Warwick, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Blacks (Awards)
Glynn Turman's Son Stabbed to Death
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Glynn Turman; d. 1986, Murder, Juvenile delinquents and delinquency, Santa Monica (Calif.) (Crime)
Actors Union Calls Conference: Should Black Actors be Cast in Roles Written for Whites?
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Actors' Equity Association, Discrimination in the theater, Black actors and actresses
Alice Walker Addresses Students Via TV Hookup
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Alice Walker (American novelist, poet, essayist and short story writer.); 1944-
Obituary
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Scatman Crothers; 1910-1986

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