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Today in Black America - November 17

POSTED: November 17, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

N.A.A.C.P. Prods Obama on Job Losses

Continuing Unemployment Is Predicted by Fed Chief
Chicago Schools Chief Commits Suicide

 A Racial Divide Is Bridged by Hard Times
In Reversal, Panel Urges Mammograms at 50, Not 40
Paterson Calls Obama Wrong on 9/11 Trial
College Ivy Sprouts at a Connecticut Prison

Gunfire by Police Officers Declined 16% Last Year

The Christian Science Monitor

Illinois leaders split on taking Guantánamo detainees at state prison

Washington Redskins can keep team name; Supreme Court refuses native Americans' suit

Biblical anti-Obama slogan: Use of Psalm 109:8 funny or sinister?

Baltimore Sun

Prosecutors attempt to link Dixon to Target, Toys 'R' Us gift cards

Turner says he thought cards were for charity

Two fatally shot in city as homicide count surpasses 200

Recognition for Dred Scott, wife

The Washington Post

Deep divisions linger on health care

A centrist in health-care debate, Lincoln hears it from all sides

America's economic pain brings hunger pangs

D.C. AIDS office ordered to answer HUD

U.S. to aid some local mortgage programs

Family and friends mourn boy, 9, slain in D.C. apartment

Detroit Free Press

Kilpatrick returns to witness stand

Affirmative action ban to be debated in court

America must do more to fix education

GOP official off base with GM remarks

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Experts Urge School Screening of Athletes' Hearts

Wrestling with racism

Chicago Tribune

Isolated location no place for such a public man to die

Michael Scott death: Chicago copes after medical examiner rules top Richard Daley confidant a suicide

A giant of civic life

Judge orders Chicago Public Schools to discuss transfers with Fenger students

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