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Civil rights leader Whitney M. Young, Jr., who led the National Urban League for 11 years, was born on this date in 1921 in Lincoln Ridge, KY.

Today in Black America - June 22

POSTED: June 22, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Poll Finds Deep Concern About Energy and Economy

From Run for the White House to a Run Just to Stay in Place

Gay Workers Will Get Time to Care for Partner’s Sick Child

Nebraska Town Votes to Banish Illegal Immigrants

City Seeking New Test for Gifted Admissions

When Greatness Slips Away


Baltimore Sun

Councilwoman wants hearing on police shooting discipline

City Council backs two-cent bottle tax


Detroit Free Press

Anti-Islam ad belongs on buses, court is told


The Christian Science Monitor

Faisal Shahzad calls Times Square bomb plot 'war,' pleads guilty

Supreme Court upholds controversial part of Patriot Act

Gallup poll shows just how pumped Republicans are for midterms

Israel's easing of Gaza blockade doesn't address banking, travel rules


The Washington Post

Are liberals falling out of love with Obama?

In S.C. twist, black candidate is expected to beat Thurmond's son in House race

Ehrlich press chief's faux news reports part of growing campaign trend

U.S. indirectly paying Afghan warlords as part of security contract

Youth detention center overcrowded at time of attack

Revered and reviled, Sandra Seegars is a brusque voice for Ward 8


Star Ledger

N.J. Assembly Dems fail to gather Republican votes to override millionaires-tax veto

N.J.'s $29.4B budget compromise softens cuts to poor, disabled, students

N.J. courts should require eyewitness testimony to meet tougher reliability threshold, report says

N.J. bill would require parents to pay for students to attend summer school

Newark Mayor Cory Booker backs N.J. Gov. Chris Christie's 2.5 percent property tax cap


Philadelphia Inquirer

State's tax-amnesty program brings in $261 million

Children in Philly rely on summer meal programs

In Camden, a push to crack down on crime in Von Nieda Park


Chicago Tribune

School of the Art Institute names Massey interim president

A lesson they won't forget

As mourners say goodbye, suspect is charged


Los Angeles Times

Prosecution rests in BART shooting case

Aaron McGruder's 'Boondocks' lampoons Tyler Perry

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