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Detroit NAACP Raises Over $630,000 at Freedom Dinner
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Chicago Mayor Finally Controls "Council Wars".
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Harold Washington; 1922-1987, Chicago (Ill.) (Politics and government)
S. African Blacks Stage Biggest Labor Strike Ever
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Strikes (South Africa), Apartheid
Indianola, Miss., Boycott Wins a Black School Chief
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Boycott, Black school superintendents and principals (Selection and appointment), Indianola (Miss.) (Education)
Black Dems Fete Top Ranked Solons; Raise Funds
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Bethune-DuBois Fund, Blacks (Political activities)
Fla. May Tax $1.5 Billion Illegal Drug Trade
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Drug laws and regulations, Taxation (Florida)
White Teens Arrested in Brooklyn Racial Brawl
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Juvenile delinquents and delinquency, Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) (Crime)
Hale Receives $1.1 Million to Expand Home for Babies
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Clara Hale, Hale House (New York, N.Y.)
Hypertension Among Black Youths Lower Than Whites
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Hypertension, Black youth (Health and hygiene)
Conservative Denominations Boost Minority Membership
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Assemblies of God, Minorities (Religious life), Southern Baptist Convention

Picket Washington Post Over Student Drug Bust
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Washington post, Youth (Drug use), Blacks (Press coverage), Education (Washington (D.C.))
Even an Empty Gun Gets You 25 Years
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United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Bank robberies, Gun control
Virginia Mothers Can Sue Doctors in Failed Abortions
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Physicians (Malpractice), Abortion (Laws and regulations, Virginia)
California Won't Shelter L.A. Homeless, Suit Alleges
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Los Angeles (Calif.) (Housing, Public welfare, Homeless)
Scientist Reveals Blacks who Fail Marijuana Tests Could Prove Drug Free
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Drug abuse (Testing), Blacks (Drug use), Marijuana, Melanin
Ex-Panther's 'change' Not Unusual: Cleaver
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Eldridge Cleaver; 1935-1998
AIDS Leading Killer of N.Y. Men 30-44: Research
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AIDS (Disease), New York (N.Y.) (Public health)
Critics Scorn Unfinished Study on Black Life
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National Research Council (U.S.) Committee on the Status of Black Americans, Blacks (Social conditions), United States (Race relations)
Black Elderly to Hold Confab in Washington
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National Caucus and Center on Black Aged
Blacks Could be Victims of Chemical Wastes
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Hazardous waste sites, Blacks and the environment
College Protests Against S. Africa Continue in U.S.
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Student protests, demonstrations, etc, Civil rights demonstrations, Apartheid
Journalist Barbara Reynolds Discusses Book on Jackson
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Barbara Reynolds (journalist and author.), Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-
Vereen Gets $1 Million to Revive 'Pippin' Production
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Ben Vereen (American actor, singer and dancer.)
Pippin
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Stephen Schwartz; 1948- (Reviews)
U.S. Postal Service Issues 'Duke' Ellington Stamp
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Duke Ellington (American band leader and composer.); 1899-1974, Blacks on postage stamps
Walker Casts Down Bucket, Lands in Hall of Fame
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Saunders E. Walker, Tuskegee Institute, Theater, Black, Theater (Study and teaching)
Jackson Accused in Scuffle with an Autograph-seeker
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Reggie Jackson; 1946-.
Site where King was Jailed Becomes Museum
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Martin Luther King (Jr.); 1929-1968, Civil rights demonstrations (History), Blacks (Museums), Birmingham (Ala.) (Prisons)
Pittsburgh Kids Get the Feel of Old Age
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Gerontology (Study and teaching), Youth-adult relationship, Pittsburgh (Pa.) (Education)
S.C. State College Names Albert E. Smith President
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Albert E. Smith, South Carolina State College
Fired Howard Prof. Awarded $1 Million in Settlement
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Marie L. Best, Howard University, Black college teachers (Dismissal), Black women (Employment)
Covington Takes Reins at Alabama A&M Univ
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Douglas Covington, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
New President Sought for Spelman College
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Spelman College
Black Students Get Tips for Finding Summer Jobs
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Black youth (Employment)
Jurors Cannot be Barred on the Basis of Race
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United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Jury selection, Black jurors
Prostitutes in School: an Alternative to Jail
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Prostitution
Clown who Warned Kids about Sex Abuse, Arrested on Sexual Assault Charge
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Frank Collins, Child molesting, Clowns, North Platte (Neb.) (Crime)
Oxfam Deposits $3 Mil. in Nation's Black Banks
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Oxfam-America, National Bankers Association
AT&T Says So-long to Apartheid, South Africa
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American Telephone & Telegraph Co, Apartheid, Investments, American (South Africa)
Business Groups Honor Rep. Parren Mitchell
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Parren J. Mitchell (American congressman.); 1922-2007, Congressmen (Retirement), Black business enterprises (Federal aid)
Supreme Life Exec Wins Trophy Second Time
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John J. Mitchell, Supreme Life Insurance Company
Experts Condemn Myth of the Bad Mother-in-law
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Mothers-in-law
Wallace Contends the Feds Unfair to Farmers
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George Corley Wallace; 1919-1998, Agricultural administration, Agriculture (Alabama), Farm foreclosure
Jobless Youth Factor in L.A.'s Black-Korean Stress
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Koreans and blacks, Unemployment, Los Angeles (Calif.) (Race relations)
City's Black Firefighters Hit 'Mickey Mouse' Exam
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Firefighters (Examinations), Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices), Black firefighters, Atlanta (Ga.) (Firefighters)
NFL Draft an Unwelcomed Surprise for Black Colleges
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Black colleges and universities, Football, Professional (Draft)
Cleveland St. Basketball Player Dies During Game
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Paul Stewart; d. 1986, Basketball, College (Accidents and injuries)
Ala. Football Player Killed, Others Hurt in Car Crash
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George Scruggs; d. 1986, Traffic accidents (Alabama)
Gooden Grateful to Win Black Athlete of Year
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Dwight Gooden (American baseball player.), New York Mets (Baseball team), Sports (Awards)
Caveman Lee Returns to Boxing with a Stunning KO.
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William Lee, Boxing
Ill. May Join Other States with 'no Pass, No Play' Rule
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School athletics (Ethical aspects), Athletes (Education), Educational laws and regulations (Illinois)
Ali Visits Louisville, Says 'now I Can Also See God'.
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Muhammad Ali; 1942-., Nation of Islam
Baseball's Millionaire's Club Hits 56, Includes 13 Blacks
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Baseball players (Salaries)
Akeem 'the Dream' Faces a Nightmare in Houston
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Hakeem Olajuwon, Assault and battery, Houston (Tex.) (Crime)
Evelyn Ashford's a New Woman Since Baby's Birth
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Evelyn Ashford; 1957-.
Jet Goes to a Las Vegas Party
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Boxing, Black celebrities (Sports)
Debbie Allen Wows Broadway in 'Sweet Charity' Revival
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Debbie Allen
Sweet Charity
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Cy Coleman; 1929- (Reviews)
Benson
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Benson (Television program) (Reviews)
Robert Guillaume Takes 'Benson' from Butler to Lt. Governor
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Robert Guillaume
Jackie Jackson's Wife Asks Court to Stop His Spending
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Enid Jackson, Jackie Jackson; 1951-., Divorce
Commodores Leave Motown to Sign with PolyGram
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Commodores (Musical group)
Whoopi Goldberg Appears on 'Moonlighting' Show, Sought for Movie Role
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Whoopi Goldberg (American actress.)

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