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Jesse Jackson Among Top Likely Picks for President
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-
Gen. Becton Issues Plea for More Disaster Funding
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Julius W. Becton (Jr., American general.), United States Federal Emergency Management Agency (Appropriations and expenditures)
The National Bar Assn. Creates Hall of Fame
4
National Bar Association
S. African Cops Whip Black Women in Protest
5
Apartheid, Riots (South Africa), Black women (South Africa)
Former New Orleans Mayor, Others Win Porno Case
5
Obscenity (Law)
Directors Guild Honors Filmmaker Oscar Micheaux
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Oscar Micheaux (American screenwriter and film director.); 1884-1951, Directors Guild of America
Ella Fitzgerald Awarded Honorary Degree at Yale
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Ella Fitzgerald (American singer.), Yale University, Degrees, Honorary
Chisholm Tells Retirees She Still Boogies at 61
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Shirley Chisholm (American congresswoman.); 1924-2005, Aged (Activities)
Celebrities Talk about Their Dads on Father's Day
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Fathers, Black celebrities' families
TV Viewers Call-in to Choose Favorite Songs
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Television programs (Popular music)

Wisconsin Grandparents Must Pay Child Support
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Grandparents, Child welfare (Wisconsin), Support (Domestic relations)
Rev. Lowery May Retire Rather Than be Transferred
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Joseph Lowery (American clergyman and civil rights leader.); 1924-, United Methodist Church, Atlanta (Ga.) (Religion)
High Court Ruling Threat to Minority Hiring Plans
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United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Government contracts, Discrimination in employment
Suffolk, Va. Has First Black Majority on City Council
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Suffolk (Va.) (Politics and government)
Fla. House Gets 1st Black as Speaker Pro Tempore
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James Burke (American state legislator.), Florida Legislature
Faubus Loses Bid for Reelection in Ark
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Orval Faubus; 1910-1994, Arkansas (Politics and government)
New Census Report Says Blacks Live Longer, Hold Better Jobs, Own More Homes
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Blacks (Statistics), United States (Census)
USDA May Expand Current Race-bias Probe in Ark
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United States Dept. of Agriculture, Black farmers, Arkansas (Race relations)
U.N. Increases Aid to Stricken African Nations
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United Nations (Africa), Economic assistance (Africa)
Millions Join Hands to Help the Nation's Needy
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Hands Across America, 1986
History Texts Improve Their Coverage of Black People
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Blacks in literature, United States (History, Textbooks)
Obituary
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Alfred E. Smith; d. 1986
Atlanta MBE Programs Worth the Cost, Study
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Minority business enterprises, Atlanta (Ga.) (Municipal contracts)
Dr. J Earns a Real Degree, Fulfills Promise to Mom
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Julius Erving; 1950-., University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Degrees, Academic
Pregnant Teen Barred from Graduation Exercise
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Teenage pregnancy, Catholic schools, High school commencements, San Pedro (Los Angeles, Calif.) (Education)
Plans Outlined to Stop Shortage of Black Teachers
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Black teachers (Employment)
Churches and IRS Agree on New Tax Exempt Status
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Tax exemption
Notion of Hell Fading in Church Teaching
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Hell
Barrett 1st Black Pastor in Va. Church's 195 Years
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Walter C. Barrett, Catholic Church (Black clergy), Norfolk (Va.) (Religion)
Fasting and Prayer for African Famine Relief
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Harambee (Religious group), Relief work (Africa)
Plenty Water, Exercise Key to Good Health
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Dick Gregory; 1932-., Water in the body, Exercise
Dr. Ruth Tells Seniors: 'use it Or Lose It'.
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Aged (Sexual behavior)
Fears Film on Biko Will be Sabotaged: Director
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Stephen Biko; 1946-1977, Apartheid in motion pictures, Political prisoners (South Africa)
Firstborn Score Higher on IQ Tests, Study Shows
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Birth order, Intelligence tests
Professionals Should Plan for Two Careers: Expert
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Yuppies, Retirement income, Aged (Employment)
Poor, Absent Dads Pay More to Support Kids
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Support (Domestic relations)
Scientists Research Ways to Slow Human Aging
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Aging (Nutritional aspects)
Meharry May Get New Name; Honors Cosby
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Bill Cosby; 1937-., Meharry Medical College, Degrees, Honorary
Doctors Don't Listen to Patient Complaints: Study
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Physicians and patients
Spud Webb Keeps Busy with Movie, Books, Ads
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Spud Webb
Ex-CFL Quarterback Gill Signs a Baseball Contract
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Turner Gill
Turns Down $200,000 Job: O.J. Simpson Explains why He Won't Play Ball with ABC.
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O. J. Simpson; 1947-., Television programs (Sports)
'Larry Holmes Will Fight Again,' Says Ali Protege
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Larry Holmes
Ashe Helps Boston Tennis Club Celebrate 15th Year
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Arthur Ashe; 1943-1993, Tennis clubs
Black QB Signs Contract with NFL Dallas Cowboys
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Reggie Collier
Clemente's Son Luis Quits Baseball for College in U.S.
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Luis Clemente
Pirates Buy Bonds in Hopes of Improving Team
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Barry Bonds (American baseball player.); 1964-
49ers Release Nehemiah Over New Salary Dispute
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Renaldo Nehemiah; 1959-.
NFL Veteran Jefferson Signs with Houston Oilers
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John Jefferson
Ali Faces Shoe Polish Lawsuit, Accident Probe
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Muhammad Ali; 1942-.
Stats Reveal why Few Men Available to Wed
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Single men
Researchers Say Cavemen Ignorant of Fatherhood
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Fathers, Man, Prehistoric
First Black Conductor of British Ballet's Orchestra
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Isaiah Jackson; 1945-.
Thomas Not Worried about 'Vice' Rumors of Rivalry
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Philip Michael Thomas
Bill Cosby's Book, 'Fatherhood,' Reveals why He is TV's Top Dad
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Bill Cosby; 1937-., Fathers (Humor, satire, etc)
Fatherhood (Book Review)
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