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Legendary Harlem congressman and minister Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. was born in New Haven, Connecticut in 1908.

Today in Black America - September 17

POSTED: September 17, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

For Democrats, 60 Senators Is Magic Number for Health Bill
Baucus Offers Health Plan but Lacks G.O.P. Support
As Race Debate Grows, Obama Steers Clear of It

Acorn Orders Inquiry in the Wake of a Video
Proposed Tax on Sugary Beverages Debated

A Quiet Leader Wages a Bold Campaign

Incumbency Fails to Hold Off Challenges From Cast of Newcomers to Council
Rapping Joe’s Knuckles


The Washington Post

Race Issue Deflected, Now as in Campaign

Baucus Measure Would Expand Care Without Adding to Deficit

Bill Would End U.S. Subsidy For Lenders of College Aid

A Silver Lining in Grocery Aisles

Prison Officials Reverse Ban on Book Program

Ready . . . Aim . . . Scrub!

Unions Investing Heavily In Deeds

The Christian Science Monitor

What is the ACORN controversy about?

Jimmy Carter racism charge triggers next US race debate

CBO: Baucus healthcare plan would cut deficit

The Baltimore Sun

Memo to nonprofits: Illegal is illegal

State prosecutors hand over 2 subpoenas to Dixon's attorneys

November execution date set for John Muhammad, mastermind of deadly 2002 DC sniper attacks

O'Malley says revenues could be revised down by $300 million

Detroit Free Press

Kilpatrick cuts restitution payments to city by half as income falls

Innocence Project leader blasts prosecutor

Racists come in all kinds, and they’ve got a card, too

Neighborhoods suffer, grant money vanishes

Los Angeles Times

House ethics panel investigates Rep. Maxine Waters

Former Interior Secretary Gale Norton is focus of corruption probe

The Justice Dept. and the Black Panthers

UC regents reluctantly backing proposal for more student fee increases


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