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

Today in Black America - July 15

POSTED: July 15, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Health Plans Must Provide Some Tests at No Cost

Cheer, Then Gloom, on Talks for Peace Deal in Mideast

Ethics Inquiry Focuses on Fund-Raisers and House Vote

Senate Democrats to Pursue a Smaller Energy Bill

Records Show Doubts on ’64 Vietnam Crisis

Federal Oversight for Troubled N.Y. Youth Prisons


Baltimore Sun

Wrong tax bills sent to nearly 8,000 Baltimore homeowners

Black police executives march

Recommendations to create green jobs unveiled


The Christian Science Monitor

Is stimulus plan working? The arguments pro and con.

Is FCC 'running wild' with its big fines for 'fleeting expletives'?

Why the White House wants Dems to keep the House – for the most part

Why small businesses aren't getting credit, even when it's available

Nasty 'tea party'-NAACP racism feud: Who's right?


The Washington Post

Companies pile up cash but remain hesitant to add jobs

2008 voter-intimidation case against New Black Panthers a political bombshell

Revs. Sharpton, Jackson downplay tea party issue

What the NAACP is really asking on racism within the Tea Party

House Democrats hit boiling point over perceived lack of White House support

U.S. Postal Service honors its own and others with Negro leagues baseball stamps

New Orleans officers plead not guilty in post-Katrina fatal shootings

Washington region ranks as the best-educated in the country

House panel backs bill that would place statues of Douglass, L'Enfant in Capitol


Detroit Free Press

Lead czar in Detroit ousted

Youth Day on Belle Isle for fun, stresses education


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ga. jobless rate drops to 10% as discouraged workers give up search

Four students sue Savannah State for admittance


Star Ledger

Poll: N.J. residents give credit to Gov. Christie's cuts, but worry about impact

N.J. Supreme Court strengthens rules for warrantless police searches

N.J. lawmakers encourage Gov. Christie to restore $7.5M for women's health, family planning clinics

N.J. faces more difficult budget cuts ahead, report says

Plainfield to name baseball field after Joe Black, first black pitcher to win World Series game

N.J. students meet first African-American space walker at NJIT

Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Council clash over timeline of municipal utility authority creation


Philadrelphia Inquirer

$47 million in budget cuts spare libraries

PHA's Section 8 housing in disrepair, HUD audit says

After 28 years, freedom for a former lifer

Onorato says Corbett slammed jobless months ago


Los Angeles Times

Immigration now a top concern among Latinos, poll shows

'Common core standards': education reform that makes sense

UC freshmen to include record number of out-of-state and international students


USA Today

Missouri college to honor first black applicant 60 years later

More is spent on jobless in U.S., but benefits near end

Black GOPers defend 'Tea Party' against racism charge



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