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Douglas Wilder Elected First Black Lieutenant Governor of Virginia
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L. Douglas Wilder (American governor and mayor.); 1931-, Virginia (Politics and government)
Louisiana Blacks Suffer Millions in Losses to Hurricane
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Hurricane Juan, 1985 (Economic aspects), Blacks (Louisiana), Hurricanes (Louisiana)
A Report on New Drug to Grow Hair
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Minoxidil, Baldness remedies
Sex Education in Schools Gains Support Across U.S.
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Sex education
Blacks Under-represented on U.S. College Campuses
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Black college students, Colleges and universities (Enrollment)
D.C. Court Launches Free, Quick Divorce Service
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Divorce, Washington (D.C.) (Courts)
Kim Fields: 'Facts of Life' Star Celebrates Seventh Year on NBC's Longest-running Show
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Kim Fields
Upshaw is Elected to AFL-CIO Exec. Council
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Gene Upshaw; 1945-., AFL-CIO, Labor unions (Blacks)
Chicago Lightbulb Firm Guilty of Discrimination
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Chicago Miniature Lamp Inc, Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices)
Judge Orders Monitor at Phila. Union Hiring Halls
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International Union of Operating Engineers, Labor unions (Blacks), Hiring halls

Calif. Court Says Boys Clubs Must Admit Girls
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Boys' Clubs of America, Sex discrimination
Atlanta Train Operator Suspended for Racial Slur
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Racial slurs, Atlanta (Ga.) (Race relations)
Supreme Court Reviews Abortion, Affirm. Action
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United States Supreme Court
2.4 Million U.S. Teens Alienated from Society
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Alienation (Social psychology), Youth (Psychology)
School Ordered to Admit New Jersey Girl with AIDS.
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AIDS (Disease) and children, School children (Health and hygiene), Plainfield (N.J.) (Education)
Sex Education Best Way to Curb Teen Pregnancy
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Sex education, Teenage pregnancy
Atlanta Contractors Host 'thank You' Banquet for Ex-mayor Maynard Jackson
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Maynard H. Jackson; 1938-2003, National Association of Minority Contractors (U.S.), Atlanta (Ga.) (Municipal contracts)
U.S. Wives Stash Cash for a Rainy Day: Poll
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Women (Economic conditions), Money (Psychological aspects)
Father-to-be Shows Link to Unborn Through Dreams
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Dreams, Fathers, Pregnancy (Psychological aspects)
Food Stamps Not Enough to Provide Adequate Diet
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Food stamp plan
Surgical Mistake Leads to Lawsuit, Sex-change Operation on Black Baby
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Hospitals (Malpractice), Circumcision, Sex change surgery, Atlanta (Ga.) (Hospitals)
Lab Tests Correct Flaw in Sickle-cell Genes
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Sickle cell anemia
Heather Sykes, 19, Wins Miss Caribbean World Title
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Heather Sykes, Beauty contests
Spinks Gives Up 'light' Titles; Sees 1st Defense in Black, White and Green
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Michael Spinks (American boxer.), Boxing
'Ice' to Keep Bulls Cool While Jordan Recovers
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Michael Jordan (American basketball player.); 1963-, George Gervin (American basketball player.); 1952-, Chicago Bulls (Basketball team), Basketball, Professional (Accidents and injuries)
Dealer Strong of Baseball Drug Case Gets 12 Years
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Curtis Strong, Baseball players (Drug use)
Willy Ribbs Wins Easily in Fla., Still Eyes Indy
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Willy T. Ribbs; 1956-., Automobile racing
Unwanted, Al Oliver is Forced Into Retirement
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Al Oliver; 1946-.
Hagler Not So 'marvelous' to Anyone After Injury
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Marvin Hagler; 1954-., Boxing (Accidents and injuries)
Ex-boxer Rubin Carter's Conviction is Overturned After 19 Years in Prison
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Rubin Carter, Criminal justice, Administration of (New Jersey), Murder
Black Americans Cancel S. African Trip After Embassy Trims Guest List
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Blacks (Travel), Passports (South Africa), Apartheid
After Star-studded Tribute, Sammy Davis Undergoes Hip Surgery
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Sammy Davis (Jr.)
Marla Gibbs Sounds Off on Whites who Write Insensitive Roles for Blacks
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Marla Gibbs (American actress.)
Royal Shakespeare Company Gets Black Leading Lady
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Josette Simon, Royal Shakespeare Company
Video Awards Spotlight on Sade, Prince, Aretha
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American Video Awards

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