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Today in Black America - August 14

POSTED: August 14, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Judges’ Dissents for Death Row Inmates Are Rising

False ‘Death Panel’ Rumor Has Some Familiar Roots

Ad Campaign Counterattacks Against Overhaul’s Critics

Host Loses Some Sponsors After an Obama Remark

Margaret Wilson, First Black Woman to Head N.A.A.C.P. Board, Dies at 90

For a Bloomberg Rival, an Unexpected Boost

Harlem Store Owner Shoots 4 Robbers, Killing 2

Republican Death Trip


The Christian Science Monitor

Organized armies converge on healthcare town halls

Why the foreclosure crisis isn’t improving

Riot shows difficulty of desegregating California prisons

Hillary Clinton, in Liberia, targets good government


Baltimore Sun

Maryland reports sixth death from swine flu

Analysis: Site called a boost for slots


The Washington Post

Rethinking the Fed Chairmanship and Weighing Who's Right for the Job


Obama to Take On Health-Care Critics


Light Reading For a Hot Summer

Strapped Counties Snap Up Parkland


Jackson Tribute, On the Move


Detroit Free Press

Bing: Mayor should control DPS


Bing: Privatizing can save city cash

Never on Sunday?


Los Angeles Times

Audra McDonald, Sheldon Epps among 2009 NAACP honorees


A patchwork history of hate


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Boxer’s mother, family pray for justice


Residents on edge as 9 women vanish from NC city



Chicago Tribune

Rev. Jesse Jackson's wife hurt in stage collapse in Africa

After Roseland girl shot, neighborhood kids 'wonder if they're going to be next'


 
 
 

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