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Bishop Desmond Tutu Wins 1984 Nobel Peace Prize
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Desmond Tutu (South African archbishop.), Church and race relations (South Africa), Nobel prizes (Peace)
The Black Man Mississippi Can Send to Congress
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Robert Clark, Mississippi (Politics and government)
Pell City, Ala.'s 1st Black Councilman Will Serve All
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James McGowan, Pell City (Ala.) (Politics and government)
Black Woman to Add Compassion to Tax Office
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Jackie Walker, Taxation (Alabama), Tax collection
Personalities Distracting Public from Issues: Berry
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Mary Frances Berry (American historian, civil rights leader and government official.), Blacks (Civil rights), Presidential campaigns (1984)
Syphillis Cases Rise Among Black, Hispanic Newborns
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Infants, Newborn (Diseases), Syphilis
Metabolic Quirk Tied to Blacks' High Diabetes Rate
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Diabetes (Causes), Blacks (Health and hygiene)
Dizzy Gillespie Planning to Spend $2.5 Million on Jazz Center, Hall of Fame
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Dizzy Gillespie (American trumpet player.); 1917-1993, John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie Center for Cultural Change and Jazz Hall of Fame
Rep. Ford Introduces New Small Business Tax Reform
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Small business (Taxation)
Dr. Simon P. Bouie Named New Pastor of Mother AME.
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Simon P. Bouie, African Methodist Episcopal Church

Atlanta Group Planning Black History Museum
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African American Panoramic Experience
Vietnam Vets' Writings Considered for Memorial
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Vietnamese War, 1957-1975 (Personal narratives), Vietnam Veterans Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
New Competency Test May Force 2,500 Teachers Out of Schools in Texas
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Educational laws and regulations (Texas), Teachers (Examinations)
Many New Teachers Coming Backed by School Warranty
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Teachers colleges, Teachers (Qualifications)
NEA Head Unveils Plan to Fight Child Abuse
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National Education Association of the United States, Child abuse
Couples May Have Trouble Adjusting to Infertility
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Infertility
For a Safe Halloween, Willie Tyler and Lester Say Don't be a Dummy
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Willie Tyler, Halloween
Age Influences Kids' Response to Divorce
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Children of divorced parents
Pryor is Named to Top D.C. Appeals Court Post
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William C. Pryor; 1932-., Washington (D.C.) (Courts)
Justice Dept. Tells Resort to Lease to Minorities
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United States Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division, Timesharing (Real estate) (Texas), Blacks (Housing), Conroe (Tex.) (Housing)
Mayor Young Says Racism Contributes to Urban Crime
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Blacks (Crime)
Miss. Sheriff Charges Camp for Boys Discriminates
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Camps (Mississippi), Mississippi (Race relations)
Family of Man Slain by Miami Cop Awarded $1.1 Million Settlement
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Luis Alvarez, Police shootings, Miami (Fla.) (Police)
Texas Robbery Suspect Gets 35-year Sentence
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Curtis Eugene Mason, Robberies and assaults, Criminal justice, Administration of (Texas)
Minority Set-aside Probe Results in Indictment of Donovan, N.Y. Sen. Galiber
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Raymond James Donovan (American Secretary of labor.); 1930-, Joseph Lionel Galiber (state legislator.); 1924-1995, Schiavone Construction Company, Minority business enterprises (Federal aid), Government contracts
Family Rejects $1.5 Million to Settle Cop Slaying Case
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Thomas Grady, Police shootings, Milwaukee (Wis.) (Police)
Singer John Denver Goes to Africa to Help Fight Problem of Starvation
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John Denver (American singer and actor.), Hunger Project, Relief work (Africa)
Johns Hopkins Researchers Probe Glaucoma in Blacks
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Glaucoma, Blacks (Health and hygiene)
Jehovah's Witnesses Mark Centennial of Denomination
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Jehovah's Witnesses
Adventists Say Church Adds 1,034 Converts Daily
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Seventh-Day Adventists
Big E Hayes Excited as Women's Pro Coach
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Elvin Hayes; 1945-.
Star Orioles' Vets Find Baseball Business is Cold
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Ken Singleton, Al Bumbry
Royals' Wilson Proved to be a Real Baseball Pro
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Willie Wilson (baseball player.), Drug trafficking, Baseball players (Drug use)
N.O. Saints Get Campbell, a Blessing in Backfield
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Earl Campbell; 1955-.
Olympic Boxers to Cash in Together on Nov. 15
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Boxing
Olympian Ashford Set on Lowering Her Own Record
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Evelyn Ashford; 1957-., Track and field athletics (Women)
Dolphins Expect Johnson Trade to Pay Off in TDs
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Pete Johnson
Tigers Started Season as the Best Team in Baseball
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World Series (Baseball)
Man Charged in Stabbing Death of Ill Grandmother
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Selena Toye, Murder, Washington (D.C.) (Crime)
Stevie Wonder's New Single Hits No. 1 Spot on Charts
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Stevie Wonder (American singer and songwriter.)
TV Guide Cites Bias in Hollywood Roles
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Minorities in television
Philip Thomas, Olivia Brown Star in Miami Vice TV Series
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Philip Michael Thomas (actor.), Olivia Brown (American actress.)
Miami Vice
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Miami vice (Television program) (Reviews)
Man Pleads Innocent in Rick James Bribery Case
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Rick James, Bribery
Imitating Idols Paid Off for New Edition
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New Edition (Musical group)
Ebony Gives Insight Into Prince, and His Love for Privacy and Purple
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Prince

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