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Today in Black America - December 18

POSTED: December 18, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Projections Put Whites in Minority in U.S. by 2050

Federal Hate Crime Cases at Highest Level Since ’01

Death Sentences Dropped, but Executions Rose in ’09

Muslims Say F.B.I. Tactics Sow Anger and Fear

Jobless Rate Falls to 10%, but 400,000 in New York City Still Seek Work

Guantánamo Must Be Closed

The Christian Science Monitor

Holiday cheer: Citigroup suspends foreclosures for 30 days

Biden to unveil broadband expansion projects to boost jobs

Pentagon plays catch-up as toll of repeat combat duty rises

Baltimore Sun

City slots parlor rejected

Md. colleges deny bias in admissions practices

O'Malley wants to use federal dollars for unemployment fund

Md. economy turns corner but hiring lags

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Bond set for two alleged gang members, denied for two others

Georgians' incomes rise while jobs evaporate

Republicans back Ralston for speaker

The Washington Post

Alexandria Detention Center inmates forge a bond to sing songs of Christmas

U.S. pledges aid, urges developing nations to cut emissions

Democratic congressman from North Carolina angers supporters by voting against health-care bill

Franken objects to Lieberman taking a 'moment' for extra Senate remarks

Fenty to sign same-sex marriage bill at church in NW D.C.

Georgetown U. humor magazine defends satirical article

Which lawmakers can, and can't, play the health-care game

Chicago Tribune

Chicago school honors Safe Passage Program volunteers

Lawsuit says Hispanics taunted black employees at Dr Pepper Snapple warehouse in Chicago suburb of Northlake

Chicago city workers keep quiet about misconduct, survey finds

2 congressmen weigh in on Cook County Board president race

Paralysis doesn't stop ex-football players from giving back

Bill Ayers dumps Obama

Detroit Free Press

Yes, there is a Secret Santa

What kids need: A dream and a chance

Flawed health bill still merits passage

Obama auto team irons out plans for the future of Chrysler, GM

Cincinnati Enquirer

Chris Henry threatened to kill himself as girlfriend drove off, witness says

Chris Henry remembered by Bengals players for turning his life around

Chris Henry was just starting to rise for Bengals

Melee cancels school's basketball season

U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul's spokesman quits over Web remarks

Los Angeles Times

California's population grows by less than 1%

California children's healthcare program gets a reprieve

Politics is part of John Pérez's DNA

L.A. schools chief orders weak new teachers ousted


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