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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 9

POSTED: February 09, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Immigrants Claim Wal-Mart Fired Them to Provide Jobs for Local Residents

Lawyers Back Creating New Immigration Courts

Bills Stalled, Hospitals Fear Rising Unpaid Care

For Obama, Nuance on Race Invites Questions

Representative John P. Murtha Dies at 77; Ex-Marine Was Iraq War Critic

Survey Raises Questions on Data-Driven Policy

Republicans Have Eyes on House Seats in Northeast in Midterm Races

The Worst of the Pain

Baltimore Sun

Young unanimously elected Baltimore City Council president

Young sworn in as council president

Weary Maryland girds for Round 2

The Christian Science Monitor

New Orleans at the ready to help Haiti rebuild

New Somalia government offensive against Al Shabab

Global recession ends, economists predict recovery in 2010

GOP cool to Obama’s offer to meet on healthcare reform

Detroit Free Press

Riddle awaits verdict in case

Faculty, officials protest testing

A Michigan man, Malcolm X deserves a Michigan monument

Detroit Police board wants truth of Muslim cleric's death

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Former Clayton NAACP treasurer charged with pilfering funds

Marta ‘yellow line' to Doraville angers some in Asian community

GOP runs from a Republican budget

The Washington Post

A year later, where did the hopes for Obama go?

Top House Republicans throw cold water on health-care summit

In Congress, it's decision time on long-term unemployment benefits

State Farm says it first warned safety agency about Toyota accelerators in 2007

Federal Reserve hopes clear exit strategy will boost market confidence

Analysis: Iranian plan will put nation a step closer to having material for bomb

Chicago Tribune

Democrats prepare to pick new lieutenant governor

Daley proposes giving inspector general power to investigate City Council

Illinois plans reforms for processing DNA

My experience in a Chicago school lunchroom

Los Angeles Times

Jackson's physician charged with involuntary manslaughter

Former shot-caller is now spilling gang's secrets

Toyota orders global Prius recall

Obama health summit sets up a showdown

Villaraigosa sets sights on City Council's pet projects funds

California budget crisis' teachable moment


Feds ask judge for immediate jail for former N.Y.C. top cop Bernard Kerik

N.J. attorney general nominee Paula Dow is approved by Senate committee

Doctors bid to buy Irvington General


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