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Today in Black America - September 8

POSTED: September 08, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Seldom-Heard Compliment for Atlanta’s Mayor: ‘You Were Right’

In School Speech Obama Avoids Political Issues

As Obama Speech Nears, Details on a Compromise

Obama Rallies Supporters on Health Care

White House Official Resigns After G.O.P. Criticism

Some Council Challengers Try to Use Term Limits Vote to Unseat Incumbents

It’s Time to Get Help

Hustle and Bustle at the White House

Baltimore Sun

For Marylanders, insurance affordability will depend on subsidies

Mark McEwen loses medical negligence lawsuit against BWMC

City awarded demolition contract at proposed slots site without public bidding

Police crackdown a hit in SW Baltimore

The Christian Science Monitor

Extreme do-gooders – what makes them tick?

Sudan ‘pants’ woman refuses to be silenced, even after escaping the lash

In observance of Labor Day: a progress report on jobs

The Washington Post

Deeply Divided House Democrats Return to Work -- and the Same Set of Problems

A Middle Ground Gone Missing

Federal Hiring Boom Would Benefit D.C. Area

Reversal of Precedents at Issue

Employment Exam Writers Tread Carefully

Shedding the Stigma of Prison

'People's Backs Are Against the Wall'

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Police: Victim in Roswell killing not intended target

Vouchers program thrills, frustrates parents

Boston Globe

Kennedy says no, and race is on

Immigration activists urge census boycott

Los Angeles Times

Obama is fast losing white voters' support

Van Jones decries 'lies and distortions,' quits as Obama's environmental advisor

President Obama must refocus the debate


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