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November 27, 2013

Congressman Mickey Leland, a fierce advocate for the poor, was born in 1944 in Lubbock, Texas.

Today in Black America - August 6

POSTED: August 06, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

After Clinton Trip, U.S. Studies Signals From N. Korea

White House Affirms Deal on Drug Cost

Soldier Who Didn’t Obey Is Jailed

Kenya’s Volatile Politics Shadow Clinton

Centrist Democrats Upbeat on Health Care Bill

Bloomberg Must Testify in Lawsuit on Bias Case

Leader of Carpenters’ Union and 9 Others Indicted in Corruption Inquiry

The Battle for D.C.’s High Schools

Baltimore Sun

African-born farmer looks up to Obama as he tries to run for public office in Russia

Dixon to go on trial Nov. 9, plead not guilty

The Christian Science Monitor

The real reason for Obama’s $2.4 billion electric car grants

US job losses reach nine-month low, ADP says

Next big global market: Unhappy women

In Indiana, Obama sells small side of stimulus

Detroit Free Press

After father of 3 gunned down, family looks to city for help with funeral

Detroit unions, city workers threaten to strike over cuts

Barrow on ballot but questions vote tally

Green jobs choice led to funding bonanza

The Washington Post

Jefferson Convicted In Bribery Scheme

Senators Closer To Health Package

U.S. Considers Remaking Mortgage Giants

After Autos, a Long and Rocky Road

Kaine Asks Agencies to Cut at Least $700 Million

Fighting the Tide of City Life

National Initiative Keeping Youths Out of Jail, Report Says

Los Angeles Times

Labor nonprofit's consulting fees to officials investigated

Healthcare debate gets uglier

Bratton's exit poses a major challenge for L.A.

William Bratton: A top cop

Deals detail Michael Jackson, the brand

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

LA Fitness shooter fulfilled 'exit plan'

Experts cite LA Fitness shooter's isolation as trigger

Chicago Tribune

Workers cultivate their future at nonprofit farm


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