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John Russworm, abolitionist and founder of the nation's first Black newspaper, Freedom's Journal, was born in 1799 in Jamaica.

Today in Black America - Nov. 7

POSTED: November 07, 2008, 12:00 am

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In the New York Times Judith Warner explores the emotional impact of Senator Barack Obama’s winning the presidential election.


The New York Times reports on the strong support of Latino voters for Senator Obama on Tuesday.


The New York Times reports on an appearance by Rev. Jeremiah Wright at a forum in Connecticut.


The Los Angeles Times looks at the academicians who will shape President-elect Obama’s thinking on public policy issues.


The Los Angeles Times reports that Africans are hopeful for more assistance from the United States during an Obama administration.


The Los Angeles Times reports a retired White House butler is marveling over the election of Senator Barack Obama as President.


The Washington Post’s Courtland Milloy looks at the impact of the Obama election on imagery in the media.


The Boston Globe looks at Obama’s Harvard brain trust.


In the Boston Globe columnist Adrian Walker says “unthinkable is now possible.”


In the Atlanta Journal Constitution Rev. Jeremiah Wright suggests he was exploited by the media during the presidential campaign.


The Christian Science Monitor reports Europe’s minorities see hope in the election of Senator Obama as President of the United States.


The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is set to make deep cuts in city services due to the economic crisis.


The Indianapolis Star reports Nebraska officials are reviewing the potential impact of the ban on affirmative action approved by voters on Tuedsay.

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