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House Subcommittee OKs Civil Rights Measure Despite Reagan Opposition
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Civil Rights Act of 1984
Court to Decide Remedy for Detroit's Laid Off Cops
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Black police, Seniority, Employee, Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices), Detroit (Mich.) (Police)
Supreme Court Decision Makes Bias Rules Apply to Business Partnerships
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United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Partnership, Women lawyers, Women (Employment, Discriminatory practices)
Jackson Makes Campaign Stop in Mexico City for Peace and Freedom; White Voters Supporting Jesse Jackson, Poll Says
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-
Idi Amin Lives in Saudi Arabia with Four Wives and More Children
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Idi Amin (Ugandan general and president.); 1925-2003
Rev. Jackson Calls Media Move Toward Integration Disturbing at Conference
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Blacks in the mass media industry
Anchorwoman Charges Metromedia with Bias
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Gloria Gibson, Black women in the television broadcasting industry, Television programs (Local news programs)
Wheelchair Night Club Singer Pens Song for Singer Teddy Pendergrass
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Teddy Pendergrass (American soul singer.), Betty Dunmore
13-year-old Boy Awarded $21 Million in School Bus Accident Settlement
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Cedric Creer, School bus accidents
Cincinnati Apt. Company Pays $1.5 Million in Lawsuit Settlement
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Water heaters (Accidents and explosions), Cincinnati (Ohio) (Housing)

Dole Urges Transportation Contractors to Hire Youth
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United States Dept. of Transportation (Contracts and procurement), Black youth (Employment)
Firms Get $425,000 Award for Business in Caribbean
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United States Minority Business Development Agency, United States (Commerce, Caribbean region), Caribbean region (Commerce, United States)
Reps. Fauntroy, Gray Lead Push for D.C. Statehood
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Statehood (American politics), Washington (D.C.) (Politics and government)
N.Y. and NAACP Agree on Use of Quotas for Housing
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Blacks (Housing), Housing (New York (State))
Obituary
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D'Urville Martin
Mich. Woman Wins Racial Settlement
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Opal McGinnis, Ferris State College, Black women (Employment), Black nurses and nursing
Ohioan Wrongfully Jailed Wins Right to Sue State
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William Bernard Jackson, Miscarriage of justice, Criminal justice, Administration of (Ohio), Rape
Black Ala. Judge Removes Himself from Klan Trial
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U. W. Clemon (American judge.), Ku Klux Klan, Trials (Civil rights), Alabama (Race relations)
Black Music Association Launches Campaign to Get Blacks in Music Mainstream
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Black Music Association
30 Years After Brown Case Blacks Still Faced with Biased Educational System
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United States Supreme Court (Decisions), Brown v. Board of Education, Public schools (Desegregation)
Cicely Tyson Among Top Celebs Awarded Degrees
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Black celebrities, Degrees, Honorary
Ill. Alderman Wants Books Containing 'nigger' Nixed
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Blacks in literature, Censorship, Waukegan (Ill.) (Education)
HUD's Pierce Adopts School in D.C.; Meets Its Students
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Samuel R. Pierce (Jr., American Secretary of housing and urban development.), United States Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Blacks (Education), Education (Washington (D.C.))
Study Links Lack of Jobs to Increasing Numbers of Black Single Parent Homes
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Single parent families, Blacks (Employment)
Welder Wins $1.5 Mil. in Michigan Bias Case
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Ben Citchen, Blacks (Employment, Discriminatory practices), Black welders (Persons)
10-year-old Minister Marries Couple in Kenosha, Wisconsin
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Darlene Alford, Children as ministers, Black women clergy, Kenosha (Wis.) (Religion)
Ill. Railroad Co. Awarded $3.8 Mil. Navy Contract
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General Railroad and Equipment Services, Inc, United States Navy (Contracts and procurement)
Big Companies Considering Starting Schools for Profit
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Business and education
Jack Johnson Memorial Gaining Steam in Texas
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Jack Johnson; 1878-1946
Akeem Gets His Dream, Joins Houston and NBA's Rookie of Year, Sampson
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Hakeem Olajuwon
Lewis Looks Past Gold to a Career in Movies
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Carl Lewis (American sprinter and long jumper.); 1961-
At 38, Reggie Promises He'll Ease Towards 500
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Reggie Jackson; 1946-.
Ex-NBA Star Cal Murphy Honored by Conn. Fans
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Calvin Murphy; 1948-.
Dreamgirls Tour Cast Loaded with New Talent
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Black entertainers
Dreamgirls
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Henry Krieger (Reviews)
Kool and the Gang Enjoy 20 Years of Music Success
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Kool and the Gang (Musical group)

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