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A 1980 issue of Delegate magazine published by MelPat Associates. The cover of the magazine features a red ribbon that reads [1980 / DELEGATE] on a collage of black and white portrait photographs. The magazine has a white spine with black text that reads [DELEGATE 1980 - The 4th Year of the 3rd Century].The magazine’s content opens with an untitled editorial note recounting events of the past year, including the presidential campaign and the death of A. Phillip Randolph. There is also a masthead, set in white text against a black background reading [DELEGATE, 1980], followed by a table of contents.The content then continues including a feature on black Olympic athletes and an article titled, “Black Businesses Need Black Conventions.” This is followed by profiles of African American business organizations, business leaders, community organizations, sororities, fraternities, doctors, dentists, politicians, actors, and journalists. This includes American Association of Blacks in Energy, One Hundred Black Men, Jewell Jackson McCabe and 100 Black Women, National Association of Black Social Workers, Interracial Council for Business Opportunity, Boggs Academy, Jackie Robinson Awards Dinner, National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, American Bridge Association, African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, National Association of Market Developers, The Girl Friends, Gay Northeasterners Club, Bottle & Cork Club, Eureka Grand Chapter, Prince Hall Grand Lodge, Sears, Roebuck, Morehouse College, John Hunter Camp Fund, Bob Douglas, Opportunities Industrialization Centers, National Newspaper Publishers Association, Pharmaceutical Association, Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Top Ladies of Distinction, Black Music Association,...
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Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anne B. Patrick and the family of Hilda E. Stokely
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  1. Advertising
  2. African American
  3. African Americans
  4. African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
  5. Alliance For Women In Media
  6. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated
  7. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc
  8. American Association Of Blacks In Energy
  9. American Bridge Association
  10. American Tennis Association
  11. Association For The Study Of African American Life And History
  12. Associations And Institutions
  13. Business
  14. Carter, Jimmy
  15. Cbs Broadcasting, Inc
  16. Charms, Inc
  17. Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Inc
  18. Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc
  19. Claiborne, Wanda Calvin
  20. Communities
  21. Congressional Black Caucus
  22. Daughters Of Isis
  23. Democratic Party
  24. Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc
  25. Fraternal Organizations
  26. Fraternities
  27. Government
  28. Hbc Us (Historically Black Colleges And Universities)
  29. Hooks, Benjamin
  30. Interracial Council For Business Opportunity
  31. Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc
  32. Journalism
  33. Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc
  34. Labor
  35. Labor Unions
  36. Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc
  37. Mass Media
  38. Mel Pat Associates
  39. Men
  40. Morehouse College
  41. National Association For Equal Opportunity In Higher Education
  42. National Association For The Advancement Of Colored People
  43. National Association Of Black Social Workers
  44. National Association Of Market Developers
  45. National Association Of Negro Musicians, Inc
  46. National Association Of University Women
  47. National Bankers Association
  48. National Medical Association
  49. National Newspaper Publishers Association
  50. National Pharmaceutical Association
  51. National United Church Ushers Association Of America, Inc
  52. National Urban League
  53. One Hundred Black Men, Inc
  54. Opportunities Industrialization Center Of America, Inc
  55. Patrick, C. Melvin
  56. Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity
  57. Political Organizations
  58. Politics
  59. Prince Hall Freemasonry
  60. Professional Organizations
  61. Randolph, A. Philip
  62. Rawls, Lou
  63. Religious Groups
  64. Republican Party
  65. Rudolph, Wilma Glodean
  66. Sears, Roebuck & Co
  67. Shriners International
  68. Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc
  69. Social Life And Customs
  70. Society
  71. Sororities
  72. Television
  73. The Girl Friends, Inc
  74. The Links, Incorporated
  75. Top Ladies Of Distinction, Inc
  76. U.S. History, 1969 2001
  77. United Negro College Fund
  78. Universities
  79. Urban Life
  80. Women

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