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

Today in Black America - February 4

POSTED: February 04, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Few News Conferences, but Still Taking Questions

Obama Offers Pep Talk to Democrats

Justice Defends Ruling on Finance

National Prayer Breakfast Draws Controversy

Victims From Haiti Arrive in Atlanta

N.Y. Haitians See Chance for Clout

Officials Bar Shackling of Juvenile Offenders

The Christian Science Monitor

ADP employment report: Midsize firms start hiring again

Holder letter: why we read Christmas Day bomber his rights

African countries pledge aid to Haiti, but can they really afford it?

UK equality bill: unease over legislating equal treatment for all

Baltimore Sun

The work we did

Dixon's last day: Memories, a cake.

Detroit Free Press

Riddle's electronic tether comes off

2nd autopsy sought in imam's killing

Calls show Riddle, Conyers bickering over money

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Joseph Lowery hospitalized for blood clot

Chicago Tribune

New questions in 2005 arrest of Democratic lieutenant governor nominee

Governor races inch toward resolution

Primary voter turnout 'extremely disappointing'

The Washington Post

Criticism of Obama on national security likely to remain big issue

Obama criticizes Senate Republicans for delaying confirmation votes

Colin Powell now says gays should be able to serve openly in military

Intelligence chief acknowledges U.S. may target Americans involved in terrorism

2 U.S. centers open to treat badly injured Haitian evacuees

Health-care sector grew as economy contracted in 2009

Problems at D.C.-funded AIDS program also reported at homes for mentally ill

Report faults former D.C. juvenile justice chief Vincent Schiraldi in escape

Off-message, Biden recasts the Obama agenda

Los Angeles Times

Justice Kennedy laments the state of prisons in California, U.S.

L.A. council delays decision on cutting 1,000 jobs

California redistricting effort is out of the backroom but not free of politics

Star Ledger

Gov. Christie creates oversight panel for struggling N.J. casino, sports industries

Gov. Chris Christie refuses to discuss $7.5M penalty as Nets move to Newark deal nears


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