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Journalist and civil rights leader, Roy Wilkins, who served as the executive director of the NAACP, was born in 1901 in St. Paul, MN.

Today in Black America - December 8

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The New York Times

For Obama, Tax Deal Is a Back-Door Stimulus Plan

Obama Defends Tax Deal, but His Party Stays Hostile

Voting for an Odious Tax Deal


Murmurs of Primary Challenge to Obama

Illegal Immigrant Students Await Votes on Legal Status

5 at Columbia Are Charged in Drug Sales

Senator Convicted of Misdemeanor Charges in Clash With Photographer

To Trim Deficit, Mayor Seeks Increased Fees for Recreation


The Christian Science Monitor

Angry Obama defends tax deal, with harsh words for both left and right

Haiti election results could open spigot to billions in aid

Why Argentina and Brazil have recognized a Palestinian state

Why Britain is likely to send WikiLeaks' Assange to Sweden on rape charges

US Latinos have no single leader. And that's a good thing.


Detroit Free Press

In interest of public health, Detroit may ban smoking in public housing

Mary Waters gets new lawyer

Feds arrest 4 in $14.5M health care fraud

DPS emergency manager to appeal ruling despite school board's request

Lawyers may visit Kilpatrick in jail over texts


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ted Turner: Adopt China's one-child policy to save planet


Star Ledger

N.J. legal group lauds Christie administration for 'sincere interest' in poverty issues

NJEA recommends streamlined process for dismissing tenured teachers

Fatal shooting in Newark is third slaying in 12-hour span

Newark high school senior is hospitalized after altercation, stabbing

Gamblers spending less time, money in Atlantic City casinos, study says

N.J. community colleges push for DREAM Act passage


The Washington Post

Elizabeth Edwards dies; lived her pain on a public stage

Rice, on 'The View,' defends Obama on WikiLeaks

Obama calls on liberal critics to learn to compromise

Job-training program aims to empower the District's hardest to employ

Leslie Johnson's arrest at odds with image as judge, devoted mother

D.C. Council backs welfare cuts, rejects tax hike to close gap


Philadelphia Inquirer

Greene files another suit, naming just Street

Temple University says expansion won't crowd the city

Appeal filed against Lower Merion in school redistricting

Philadelphia Roman Catholic Archdiocese picks panel to study schools


Los Angeles Times

Ex-L.A. labor leader Alejandro Stephens headed to prison

Brown to retain Schwarzenegger's budget director

Parents present signatures to take over a Compton school

Arabic, Korean and Chinese deemed fastest-growing language courses at U.S. colleges

States' budget picture is brightening


Chicago Tribune

Mayoral candidates face question: Are Chicago public schools good enough for your kids?

Teen goes on trial for fatal beating at Fenger High

Parents worried school would be spread too thin


Baltimore Sun

Businesses face months of closings after fires

Leaders hope relations between blacks and Jews withstand backlash

O'Malley offers buyout to state workers




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