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Gray to Lead Revs. from Congress on S. Africa Trip
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William H. Gray (III.), Apartheid, Congressmen (Travel)
Judge Orders Government to Pay $88 Million to Help Desegregate Chicago Schools
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Education (Federal aid), Public schools (Desegregation), Chicago (Ill.) (Education)
Louisiana Court Upholds Race on Birth Certificates
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Susie Phipps (American woman involved in law suit regarding her racial classification.), Blacks (Race identity), Registers of births, etc, Louisiana (Race relations)
Judge Says FBI Has Poor Case Against Alleged Spy
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Randy Miles Jeffries, Espionage, Soviet (United States)
Judge Dismisses Whites' Charge of Bias in Ala
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Black firefighters, Blacks (Employment), Firefighters (Promotion), Birmingham (Ala.) (Firefighters)
Honi Coles Says Shortage of Black Tap Dancers Due to Attitude of Mothers
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Charles Honi Coles, Tap dance
Senate Approves Proposal to Help Foster Children Adjust to Independent Life
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United States Congress Senate (Voting), Foster home care (Federal aid)
Black Medics Likely to Work in Poor Areas to Aid Needy
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Black physicians (Employment), Blacks (Medical care)
Ear Infection May Affect Kid's Speech
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Children (Language), Ear infections
Cocaine Use Up Sharply in '84 Gov't Study Says
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Cocaine

Buena Vista, Calif. Elects Black Man as Its New Mayor
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Thomas Williams, Buena Vista (Calif.) (Politics and government)
Hartford Mayor Milner Reelected to Third Term
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Thirman L. Milner, Hartford (Conn.) (Politics and government)
Group Says Race, Sex Bias Keep Blacks, Women Out of Highway Construction
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Blacks (Employment), Women (Employment), Road workers
Winnie Mandela Seized in Her Home by Police
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Winnie Mandela, Apartheid, Political prisoners (South Africa)
Obituary
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John W. Robinson; d. 1986
Klan Leaders Plead Guilty to Harassing Mixed Couples
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Ku Klux Klan, Criminal justice, Administration of (North Carolina), North Carolina (Race relations)
Black Girl, 11, Helped Kill Boy, Wis. Court Says
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Anthony Wilson, Trials (Murder), Beloit (Wis.) (Juvenile justice, Administration of)
Little Rock NAACP Plans Happy 1986 for Civil Rights Veteran Daisy Bates
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Daisy Bates (American civil rights activist.), National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Civil rights demonstrations (History), Little Rock (Ark.) (Blacks)
Cotillion Excludes Black Child, Mother Charges
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Melissa Pressley, Church schools (Segregation), Balls (Parties), Los Angeles (Calif.) (Education)
Caraway is Named Rainbow Coalition Chief of Staff
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Yolanda H. Caraway, National Rainbow Coalition
Educator Blasts Reagan, Black Leadership for Race's Current Plight in America
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Glenn C. Loury, Blacks (Social conditions)
ACUNDC Unveils Its New African-American Flag
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African Committee for the United Nations Diplomatic Consular Corps, Flags
Ga. Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Enforce King Holiday
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Martin Luther King Day, Legislation (Georgia)
Four Blacks Awarded Rhodes Scholarship Honor
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Black college students, Rhodes scholars and scholarships
Job Picture Bright for '86 College Grads: Report
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College graduates (Employment)
Quality, Not Quantity Key to Success in Kindergarten
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Kindergarten
Obituary
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Ronald Williams (American university president.); 1927-1985
Obituary
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James P. Brawley; d. 1986
Churches Use Stocks to Pressure Businesses
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Church finance, Investments (Social aspects)
OPM Director Morrison is Cited by President Reagan
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James W. Morrison, United States Office of Personnel Management
Plans to Build Housing Near Tunica Announced
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Blacks (Housing), Tunica County (Miss.) (Housing)
Victims of MOVE Fire Worry about Quality of Their New Homes
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MOVE (Organization), Blacks (Housing), Philadelphia (Pa.) (Housing)
Building Collapse Kills N.J. Man Taking Bricks from it
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Columbus Bridges, Building failures, Newark (N.J.) (Housing)
Marine Wins Battle Against Cancer, Becomes Navy Officer
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Bernard Mimms, United States Navy (Blacks, Medical and sanitary affairs), Cancer patients
Lee Elder Raps Golfers Fooled by South Africans
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Lee Elder (American golfer); 1934-, Golf (Tournaments), Apartheid
Ex-pitcher Odom Returns to Normal Life with Wife
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John Odom
Moses, Lewis Among Ten Added to Olympic Hall
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U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame
Grambling's Robinson Says Freedom Bowl Grid Game Could Use White Players
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Eddie Robinson (American football coach.), Football, College (Bowl games)
Hank Aaron Agrees with Testing Players for Drugs
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Hank Aaron; 1934-., Drug abuse (Testing), Baseball players (Drug use)
Angels Say Reggie's Set to Accept DH Role Now
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Reggie Jackson; 1946-.
Ali Roasted by Friends at New Orleans Fundraiser
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Muhammad Ali; 1942-., Celebrity roasts
Willie Wilson, Royals Share in Record Series Payoff
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Willie Wilson, World Series (Baseball), Baseball players (Salaries)
Luther Vandross Dispels Rumors about Weight Loss
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Luther Vandross (American rhythm and blues singer and songwriter.)
'The Color Purple' Brings New Black Stars to Screen in Shocking Story
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Blacks in motion pictures
The Color Purple
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Steven Spielberg; 1947- (Reviews), Color purple (Motion picture) (Reviews)
Obituary
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George Rhodes; d. 1985

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