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Arizona House Passes King Day Legislation
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Martin Luther King Day, Arizona (Race relations)
Baltimore Police Chief is New Top Cop for Maryland
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Bishop Robinson, Black police chiefs, Police (Maryland)
Gray Works to Save Fed. Programs Cut by Reagan
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William H. Gray (III.), United States Congress House Committee on the Budget, Public welfare
Black Lawyer Forces KKK to Pay $7 Million for Lynching Black, 19
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Michael Donald (American lynching victim.), Michael A. Figures, Ku Klux Klan, Lynching, Mobile (Ala.) (Race relations)
Formed to Terrorize the Ex-slaves; Klan Has a Notorious Past for Blacks
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Ku Klux Klan
Chambers Inaugurated 8th Prexy of Lane College
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Alex A. Chambers, Lane College
Black Critics Blast Bias of SAT, ACT College Test
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Scholastic Assessment Test, Blacks (Education)
Gooden Looks to Better Days, Signs for $1.5 Million
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Dwight Gooden (American baseball player.), New York Mets (Baseball team)
Detroit Football Coach Files $10 Million Job Suit
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Joe Hoskins, Football coaches (Dismissal)
Ex-football All-star Elvin Bethea Planned for Life After NFL.
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Elvin Lamonte Bethea

Carter: Racism Could be Inherent in All of Us
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Jimmy Carter (American president.); 1924-, Race discrimination
Choke-hold Death of Black Sparks Violence in Tampa
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David D'Agresta, Police brutality, Tampa (Fla.) (Riots, Police)
Woman Dies of Heart Attack After $1.2 Million Lottery Win
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Jacqueline Saunders, Lottery winners
Isaac Hayes Talks about His Third Comeback
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Isaac Hayes (American singer and composer.)
Congress Buys Ellington Collection for Smithsonian
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Duke Ellington (American band leader and composer); 1899-1974 (Archives), National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Cosby Helps Save Black-owned Airline; Brokers a $3.5 Million Loan from E. F. Hutton Group Inc
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Bill Cosby; 1937-., Air Atlanta, E. F. Hutton Group Inc
Cosby Ranks Highest in TV Ad 'believability,' Too
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Bill Cosby; 1937-., Television advertising, Advertising (Testimonials)
Shy N.Y. Lotto Winner Claims $12 Million Prize After Waiting 3 Months
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Melanie Richards, Lottery winners
Black First Runner-up in 1987 Miss USA Pageant
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Clotilde Helen Cabrera, Miss USA Pageant
Vida Blue Pulls a Switch, Retires Despite New Pact
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Vida Blue
Tyson's Road to Title is Paved with Hard Work
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Mike Tyson; 1966-.
Nehemiah Hopes Surgery Will Improve His Comeback
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Renaldo Nehemiah; 1959-., Hurdle racing
'Hit Man' Hearns Ready to Capture Third Title
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Thomas Hearns; 1958-.
Anita Baker: at Home with Newest Music Crossover Queen
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Anita Baker
'Angel' Heart is Rated X; Likely to be Edited for R.
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Motion pictures (Content ratings), Sex in motion pictures
Little Richard Sues Over Ownership of New Hit Song
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Little Richard, Royalties, Copyright (Music)
Angel Heart
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Alan Parker; 1944- (Reviews), Angel heart (Motion picture) (Reviews)

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