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Black Federal Drug Agents Win Major Job Bias Suit
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United States Drug Enforcement Administration, Blacks (Employment)
Tuskegee's Ford Recovers After Illness in Florida
4
Johnny Lawrence Ford; 1942-.
Arrington Chairs Dems' Drafting Committee
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Richard Arrington; 1934-., Political platforms, Democratic
Bias Ruling Overturned in Md. Housing Evictions
5
Blacks (Housing), Eviction, Silver Spring (Md.) (Housing)
Party Leaders Refuse to Give Jackson His Laurels; Can He Plan a Winning Strategy for Convention?
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Democratic national conventions (1984)
Haiti Replaces Taiwan as World's Low-wage Capital
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Wages and salaries (Haiti)
Cleveland Youths Rally Against Unemployment
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Unemployment (Ohio), Cleveland (Ohio) (Protests, demonstrations, etc)
Baltimore Gets Its First Black Police Commissioner
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Bishop Robinson, Black police chiefs, Baltimore (Md.) (Police)
Pendleton Approves of Court Ruling on Layoffs
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Clarence M. Pendleton (Jr., government official.), United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices), Seniority, Employee
Lawyer Fined $1,000 for Calling Black Man a 'boy'.
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Blacks (Civil rights), Trials (Civil rights), Jersey City (N.J.) (Race relations)

Conviction of Fla. Nursing Home Head is Dropped
12
Lucille Walker, Trials (Kidnapping)
Judge Upholds Grenada Invasion Press Ban
12
Grenada (History, Press coverage, American invasion, 1983)
NAACP Says Cleveland Nixes School Integration; Cincinnati Desegregation Plan Wins Court Approval
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Public schools (Desegregation)
NAACP Says Cleveland Nixes School Integration
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Cleveland (Ohio) (Education)
Cincinnati Desegregation Plan Wins Court Approval
12
Cincinnati (Ohio) (Education)
Leadership Conference Fetes 20th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act
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Civil Rights Act of 1964
$750 Million Suit Filed by 16 Slave Descendants
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Cherokee Indians, Slavery, Native Americans and blacks
Jackson Hasn't Lost Dem Race Yet, Bond Explains
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Julian Bond (American civil rights leader.); 1940-, Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-
St. Louis Musicians File Suit Charging Racial Bias
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Black musicians, Blacks (Employment), Saint Louis (Mo.) (Music)
Mary Treadwell Gets a Jail Term, $40,000 Fine
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Mary Treadwell, Trials (Fraud)
Marvin Gaye's Father is Released on Bail; Wife Puts Up the Money for it
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Marvin Gay
Purdue Project to Save Heritage of Black Women
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Purdue University, Black women (History), Blacks (History, Middle Western States)
Pendergrass Wants to Earn College Degree
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Teddy Pendergrass (American soul singer.)
Philly Mayor Would Go, Too, If 76ers Had Traded Dr. J.
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Julius Erving; 1950-., W. Wilson Goode; 1938-.
Singer Grace Jones Hurt in Fall on Dance Floor
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Grace Jones (American singer and actress.)
Diahann Carroll Now Penning Autobiography
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Diahann Carroll (American singer and actress.)
Raymond Winbush Named New UPI Vice President
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Raymond A. Winbush, United Press Intl., Inc
Black Firm to Run D.C.'s New Cable-TV System
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Cable City Cable
Black Press is a Major Political Force in U.S.
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Black press, Politics (Press coverage)
Jackson Calls U.S. Policy on S. Africa Barbaric; Changes in S. Africa's Racial Policies Tied to Labor Shortage There
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Apartheid, United States (Foreign relations, South Africa), South Africa (Foreign relations, United States)
Catholic Bishop Rapped for Supporting Jackson
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Emerson Moore (bishop.); 1938-1995, Black bishops (Political activities), New York (N.Y.) (Religion)
St. Louis Woman Wins Her Suit in False Arrest Case
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Pearlie Roddy, Miscarriage of justice, Saint Louis (Mo.) (Criminal justice, Administration of)
Miss. Marchers Demand Resignation of Judge
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Sam Waits, Blacks (Crimes against), Grenada (Miss.) (Courts)
Suit Filed Against KKK in Death of Black Youth
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Michael Donald (American lynching victim.), Ku Klux Klan, Lynching, Mobile (Ala.) (Race relations)
NBA Draft is Same Old Game for Black Colleges
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Basketball, Professional (Draft)
Holmes Back with King Just to Fight Coetzee
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Larry Holmes
Heisman Winner Rozier Looks Forward to Surgery
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Mike Rozier
Calif. Solon Goes to Bat for Pro Golfer Sifford
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Charlie Sifford; 1922-.
10th Ashe Tennis Tourney Offers $10,000 Prize Fund
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Tennis (Tournaments)
To Ex-champ Joe Frazier Movie Star Life 2nd to Training 'my Boys' in Gym
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Joe Frazier; 1944-.
Ex-basketball Players Win Suit Against College
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California State University, Los Angeles, Basketball, College (Ethical aspects)
Hampton Institute, Grambling Take Summer Sports' Honors
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Tennis (Tournaments)
Pryor Easily Survives Test for IBF Crown, Davis Loses Second Try
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Aaron Pryor, Boxing
Obituary
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David Overstreet
Little Richard Sues Record Companies for Hefty $115 Million
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Little Richard, Royalties, Copyright (Music)
Jacksons Enjoy Complete Control of Victory Tour to Keep Million$ in Family
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Jacksons (Musical group)
Jackie Will Travel with Victory Tour, But Knee Won't Let Him Perform
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Jackie Jackson; 1951-.
Belafonte's Beat Street Makes it Big
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Harry Belafonte (American singer and actor.)
Beat Street
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Stan Lathan (American television director); 1945- (Reviews), Beat Street (Motion picture) (Reviews)
Newark, N.J.'s Black Film Festival Opens 10th Year
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Motion picture festivals (New Jersey)
1984 Kool Jazz Festival Remembers Count Basie
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Count Basie (American jazz pianist and band leader.); 1904-1984, Music festivals (New York (State))
Diana Sued for $2 Mil. by Former Exec. Aide
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Diana Ross (American singer and actress.), Gail Davis, Libel and slander

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