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

Today in Black America - December 21

POSTED: December 21, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

After Dream Act Setback, Eyeing a Sleeping Giant

Discussing Civil Rights Era, a Governor Is Criticized

South Carolina: Secession Ball Prompts War of Words

F.C.C. Is Set to Regulate Net Access

After Fall of ‘Don’t Ask,’ Pushing for ‘I Do’

City Will Require Police to Report on School Arrests

Ruling Means Republicans Will Control N.Y. Senate

Detroit Free Press

Search for world's best health care is leading more people to Michigan

On the Web, Kilpatrick team responds to charges

Dion Sims, Christopher Schambre get probation in DPS laptop theft ring

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Crime falls in Atlanta, but not fear of crime

Convicted look to the state for forgiveness

AJC report confirms Perdue decision to probe Atlanta Public Schools

The Christian Science Monitor

2010 Census and politics: Are economic forces redrawing congressional map?

She went to New Orleans to clean up after Hurricane Katrina – and stayed to start a charter school

Inside the FBI report: The recession is hard on criminals, too.

Homelessness besets more women. How to respond?

Baltimore Sun

State mortgage program lags on modifying loans

Star Ledger

Poll: N.J. voters split on Gov. Christie's job performance

N.J. education chief nominee Christopher Cerf calls for reform of state's worst schools

N.J. Senate Democrats urge Supreme Court Justice Rivera-Soto to resign for abstaining on cases

Gov. Chris Christie commutes sentence of man convicted of having guns in N.J. illegally

Gov. Christie plans to sign bill capping police, firefighter raises at 2 percent through arbitration

N.J. Senate approves bills designed to help revitalize Atlantic City

Essex County sees fatal end to a violent weekend

Philadelphia Inquirer

Asian students praised for role in 2 Philly school settlements

Lenfest donates to boost college graduation

Camden County prosecutor may lay off 50

Chicago Tribune

Deborah Sisters on a mission to save their communities

Cook County employees to get online ethics training

Rahm Emanuel residency dispute moves forward

The Washington Post

Public servants feel sting of budget rancor

Recession forces rise in low-wage families, report says

FCC set to enact strong rules affecting Internet access

RNC chair hopeful pushes ballot measure against health care

Federal program aims to keep seniors out of hospitals and nursing homes

Longtime D.C. welfare recipients prepare for life off the rolls

D.C. area's renters are caught in squeeze

The Los Angeles Times

Brown to eliminate state Office of Inspector General

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