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

Today in Black America - December 17

POSTED: December 17, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

In Senate Health Showdown, Round Goes to G.O.P.

Massachusetts Antismoking Plan Gets Attention

F. William McCalpin, Champion of Legal Aid to Poor, Dies at 88

House Passes Bills on Debt and Pentagon Spending

Welfare Rolls Grow in City, but Increase Is Modest

A False Alarm Provides Plenty to Be Alarmed About

The Christian Science Monitor

Second stimulus? US House passes $154 billion jobs bill.

Joe Lieberman 'out of tune' with Connecticut, but few complain

Poll: 2010 could be 'year of the angry white male' redux

Baltimore Sun

O'Malley: State facing $77 million drop in revenue

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Reed pledges to aggressively address panhandling

Detroit Free Press

Ethnic groups say 'white' isn't enough on the 2010 census

9th grade academy shining at King

Interesting facts about Kwanzaa

The Washington Post

House passes temporary measures to end 2009

Federal Reserve edges away from crisis measures

Documents show DHS improperly spied on National of Islam in 2007

Gloomy outlook on the economy

Black leaders urge census to change how it counts inmates

Recession hitting Ohio's former steel towns hard

Deep cuts in school budget for Prince George's County, Md.

Los Angeles Times

Rich in inspiration

Chicago Tribune

County Board challengers put Stroger on defensive


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