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Today in Black America - June 29

POSTED: June 29, 2009, 12:00 am

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 The New York Times

In Jackson’s Death, Black Ambivalence Fades

Janet Jackson Takes Stage for BET Awards

Justices Rule for White Firefighters in Bias Case

God, Firearms and America Come Together at a Church in Kentucky

South Carolina Politics Looks Past Affair to Its Effects on Governor Race

The Christian Science Monitor

South Africa impresses during test run for 2010 World Cup

Outpouring over Michael Jackson unlike anything since Princess Di

Immigrant actors tell their story

The Washington Post

Crackdown In Iran Puts Mousavi in Tight Spot

White House Won't Rule Out Benefits Tax

Most Americans Want Sotomayor on Court

Obama Praises Climate Bill's Progress but Opposes Its Tariffs

Two Judges Target Cocaine Penalties

Baltimore Sun

City to make case against Wells Fargo

Urban farmers on the rise

Police bias report's long fuse

Meyerhoff funds to shore up middle class

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Council raises taxes, ends furloughs

Supreme Court may hear Troy Davis case

Los Angeles Times

Michael Jackson's music revived an industry and captivated the world

To fix the budget, first fix the state

Assembly Democrats OK budget package

BET Awards' call to celebration

Detroit Free Press

U.S. Attorney's Office: Conyers is convicted

Cox will act if Conyers does not

Cockrel to Conyers: Quit or be forced to resign

Conyers took cash and jewelry, ex-aide says

Surprising number of teens think they’ll die young

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