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Sanctions Against S. Africa Gaining Steam in Congress
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Sanctions (International law), Apartheid, United States (Commerce, South Africa), South Africa (Commerce, United States)
Benefit Cutbacks Could Push 530,000 to Poverty
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Entitlement spending
Tucker Pits Fellow Dems Against Factions Seeking to Drop Party Black Caucus
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C. Delores Tucker (American civil rights activist and feminist.), Democratic Party Black Caucus
Philly Official Says He Will Resign, But Not Because of MOVE Bombing
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Leo Brooks, MOVE (Organization), Philadelphia (Pa.) (Police)
Barry, Washington Clash Over Sub-minimum Wage Proposal for Black Teens
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Marion Barry; 1936-., Harold Washington; 1922-1987, Minimum wage, Unemployment (Relief measures)
Chaka Khan Talks about Her Career, Children and Her Romance
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Chaka Khan (American singer.)
Black American Family on Verge of Collapsing
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Black family
Single Parent Homes in U.S. Continue to Rise
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Single parent families
Study: Good Looks Hurt Women But Help Men Succeed
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Success, Beauty, Personal (Psychological aspects)
Coalition Plans for New U.S. South African Policy
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Apartheid, Sanctions (International law), United States (Commerce, South Africa), South Africa (Commerce, United States)

Drug Testing Gaining Widespread Use in U.S.
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Drug abuse (Testing)
U.S. Black's Colon Cancer Risk Higher Than Africans
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Colorectal cancer (Nutritional aspects), Blacks (Health and hygiene)
Injured Cyclist Awarded Record $8 Million in
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Linda Courser, Damages, Motorcycling (Accidents and injuries)
Federal Building Renamed for Miss.'s A. H. McCoy
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A. H. McCoy, Jackson (Miss.) (Public buildings)
Rangel, Dymally Seek Presidential Pardon for the Late Marcus Garvey
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Marcus Garvey; 1887-1940, Pardon
Jackson Commentaries Air on 150 U.S. Radio Stations
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-
Howard Honors Ex-dean Houston with a Bronze Bust in School of Law
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Charles Hamilton Houston; 1895-1950, Howard University School of Law
Jet and Ebony Announce Two Editorial Promotions
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Sylvia Flanagan, Lynn Norment, Ebony (Periodical), Jet (Periodical)
Schools, TV, Gov't Must Increase Their Efforts to Find Missing Kids: Senate
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Missing children
Morehouse Graduates 20 in First Med School Class
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Morehouse School of Medicine
Obituary
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Andrew L. Thomas
Brother Reveals Malcolm X Had Disavowed His Racist Philosophy in Later Life
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Malcolm X; 1925-1965
Miss. NAACP Seeks Ouster of South African Student
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Hilda Cason, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Apartheid, Foreign students (United States), South Africans (Education, United States)
$10,000 Gift Establishes Benjamin Mays Scholarship
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Benjamin Elijah Mays; 1894-1984, Interdenominational Theological Center, Theology (Scholarships and fellowships)
Experts Split on when Kids Should Start School
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Readiness for school
Schools are Not Meeting Needs of Black Students
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Blacks (Education)
Chicagoans who Picketed Local S. African Consulate Acquitted of Trespassing
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Apartheid, Civil rights demonstrations, United States (Foreign relations, South Africa), South Africa (Foreign relations, United States)
The Truth Hurts as Holmes Shows Doubt about Record
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Larry Holmes, Carl Williams, Boxing
Tulane Star in Scandal Rekindles Hawkins Trial
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Connie Hawkins; 1942-., John Williams, Tulane University (Basketball), Basketball, College (Ethical aspects), Basketball betting
Rangers Release Rivers Despite His Popularity
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Mickey Rivers; 1948-.
Lewis Nearing Long Jump Record; Honored in Texas
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Carl Lewis (American sprinter and long jumper.); 1961-, Long jumping
NBA's Highest-paid Stars Cite Invasion of Privacy
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Basketball players (Salaries), Right of privacy
Noah's $56,000 Win Pumps Him Up for French Open
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Yannick Noah, French Open (Tennis tournament)
Va. Civil Rights Veteran Seeks GOP's Lt. Gov. Role
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Maurice A. Dawkins, Virginia (Politics and government)
Big Gambling Raid in D.C. Nets Popular Club Woman
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Evelyn Rosalie Penny, Women gamblers, Numbers betting, Washington (D.C.) (Crime)
Jackson Pens, Produces New Tune for Holliday
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Michael Jackson (American singer and songwriter.); 1958-2009, Jennifer Holliday (American singer.)
Goldberg, Winfrey to Star in Jones' The Color Purple
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Whoopi Goldberg (American actress.)
Chuck Berry, Father of Rock 'n' Roll, Recalls Hitchhiking to Fame 30 Years Ago
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Chuck Berry; 1926-.
Black Firms Make Bids for Broadcasting Stations for Sale by Radio-TV Concern
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Capital Cities\ABC Inc, Radio stations, Black, Television stations, Black
Aretha Franklin to Host Gospel Fest in Chicago
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Aretha Franklin, Music festivals (Illinois)
Otis Redding's Sons, Nephew Chart Own Musical Course
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Redding family
Drama Desk Awards Go to Actors in Grind, Bottom
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Drama Desk Awards

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