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Jazz saxophonist and bebop stylist Charlie "Bird" Parker was born in Kansas City, Kansas in 1920, becoming a trend setter in the industry.

Today in Black America - June 10

POSTED: June 10, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

College in Need Closes a Door to Needy Students
Hearings on Sotomayor Are Set to Begin on July 13

A Supreme Court Nomination Stirs Up Bad Memories

Democrats Nearing Consensus on Health Plan

Poll Finds Paterson Deeply Unpopular

Feeling Slighted, Rich Patron Led Albany Revolt

Can The One Have Fun?


The Washington Post

Supreme Court Clears the Way for Chrysler Sale

Charitable Donations Fell in 2008, Report Finds

On Health Care, Congress Must Navigate Tricky Political Terrain
Deeds Surges to Stunning Win in Va.

Contest Will Play Out on a National Stage in the Fall

For Sotomayor, a Fine Line in New Haven

The Christian Science Monitor

Ten US banks to repay TARP money

Cheers in Nigeria after Shell agrees to pay $15.5 million

GOP’s new Sotomayor strategy: Attack Obama

New Orleans mayor, quarantined in China, is curiously quiet

US high school graduation rate climbs to 69.2 percent


Baltimore Sun

Ex-school board head takes school job
Federal case against 3 men goes to jury


Atlanta Journal Constitution

SCLC, former officers wrangle over leadership in Florida

Obama changed Lebanese minds

Detroit Free Press

Court clears path for Chrysler-Fiat to close

Former foster youths given family-like support under WMU initiative

Nonprofits call on members, boards for financial support

Bing wants to privatize lighting

State prison industries losing money


New York Daily News

Ousted Majority Leader Malcolm Smith fiddled with BlackBerry while Senate burned

Ousted Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith didn't mind store - or rats

Albany nonsense a reflection of the gov who isn’t

Obama comin' to town for NAACP's birthday















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