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George Fisher Jr. Elected New Mayor of Paris, Texas
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George Fisher, Paris (Tex.) (Politics and government)
Marion Trio Cleared of Vote Fraud by Ala. Court
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Albert Turner; 1936-2000, United States Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division, Blacks (Political activities), Political corruption (Alabama), Elections (Corrupt practices)
South Carolina Bar Group Installs First Black Prexy
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I. S. Leevy Johnson, South Carolina Bar
Black Hostage Welcomed to U.S. After Hijack Ordeal
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Clinton Suggs, Beirut airplane hijacking, 1985
Jesse Jackson Reveals how He Escaped from a Dope Trap
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Youth (Drug use)
For Single Parents: Tough Or Easy Child Discipline?
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Single parent families, Child rearing
Two Blacks Among Teachers Vying for Shuttle Flight
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William M. Dillon, Rosa W. Hampston, Space shuttle missions, Teachers as astronauts, Black teachers
Leland Proposes Bill to End Food Aid Shipments on S. African Vessels
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Apartheid, Food relief (International aspects), United States (Foreign relations, South Africa), South Africa (Foreign relations, United States)
Belafonte Warns Against Disinterest in Famine Aid
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Harry Belafonte (American singer and actor.), USA for Africa
8 Black South Africans Killed in Grenade Attacks
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Riots (South Africa), Apartheid

NAACP Confab a Success; Dallas-based Pro-Line Sponsored Gala Reception
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
William Gibson Sets Goals as New NAACP Chairman
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William F. Gibson; 1933-2002
Recruiters Now Seek White Students for Black Schools
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Black colleges and universities, Colleges and universities (Desegregation, Georgia)
10[percent] of Ark. Teachers Fail Basic-skills Test
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Teachers (Examinations), Educational laws and regulations (Arkansas)
N.Y. Mayor Orders Probe of Racism at Prep School
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Phillips Exeter Academy, Private schools (Segregation)
White Male Superiority in Mathematics a Myth: Study
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Mathematical ability
N.C. Student Receives DeKnight Memorial Grant
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Wilda D. Wade, Home economics (Scholarships and fellowships)
Teachers Union Launches School Dropout Program
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Dropouts, At risk students
Afro Editor Gets SPJ's Top Award for Service
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Arthur Carter; 1911-1988, Sigma Delta Chi, Journalism (Awards), Black press
July Ebony Examines Last Days of Marvin Gaye
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Marvin Gaye (American singer and songwriter.)
70[percent] of Modern Mothers Breast Feed Their Young
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Breast feeding
Community Pitches in for D.C. Nursing Home Nuptials
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Weddings, Nursing home patients
Jacob Warns of Epidemic in Unwed Teen Motherhood
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John E. Jacob; 1934-., Black single mothers (Employment)
Savage Gets $22.4 Bil. from U.S. Defense Dept. for Minority Contractors
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United States Dept. of Defense (Contracts and procurement), Black business enterprises (Federal aid), Government contracts
Judge Rules White Gets Disability Payments Due to His Fear of Blacks
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Gary Pearl, Insurance, Workers' compensation, Louisville (Ky.) (Employees, Race relations)
Study Says Job Training Program Slights Minorities
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Job Training Partnership Act
Reggie Jackson Talks about what Worries Athletes
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Reggie Jackson; 1946-.
Carew Silently Nearing Milestone in His Career
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Rod Carew (American baseball player.); 1945-
Ribbs May Quit Racing, Tired of 'a Losing Battle'.
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Willy T. Ribbs; 1956-.
Obituary
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Patricia Walker Shaw; 1939-1985
Obituary
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Pauli Murray (American lawyer, civil rights leader and clergywoman.); 1910-1985
Ethiopia Can be Saved, Top Official Declares
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Berhane Deressa, Famines (Ethiopia), Relief work (Ethiopia)
Ali and Veronica Call it Quits
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Muhammad Ali; 1942-., Veronica Ali, Divorce
Jackson-DeBarge Marriage Heads for Divorce Court
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Janet Jackson (American singer.), James DeBarge (American singer.), Divorce
Jesse Johnson Makes it Big; Ex-Prince Protege
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Jesse Johnson
James Brown Voted No. 1 Black Recording Artist
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James Brown (American singer.)

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