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Today in Black America - Nov. 17

POSTED: November 17, 2008, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Mixes the Personal and Political on ’60 Minutes’

A Time of Hope, Marred by an Act of Horror

Whose President is He Anyway?


Washington Post

More Holiday Job Seekers, Fewer Spots on Sales Floor

Economic Crisis Boils Democratic Message Down to Jobs


Chicago Tribune

Obama and Daley political allies now, but they’re hardly cronies

Obama should follow Carter’s lead and bring jazz back to the White House

Obama win allows some to finally feel ‘American’


Los Angeles Times

Who would Obama pick for the Supreme Court?

Public officials compile extensive wish list for Obama administration

Obama seeks new focus on helping struggling homeowners


Baltimore Sun

In the shadow of war, can Babylon be saved?


The Christian Science Monitor

After Obama’s win, white backlash festers in US

For Europe, Obama revives positive image of America’s unique identity

Consumers close their wallets


Detroit Free Press

Like 1979, next auto rescue won’t be easy

6 myths about the Detroit 3

Obama leaves Senate, names more White House aides


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Evicted, Bishop Weeks holds services in hotel

The Obamas can be model for marriage


Philadelphia Inquirer

Obama team is a little bit Chicago, a little bit D.C.


Boston Globe

Obama faces pressure on immigration reform

Prepare for even worse economy, forecasters say


Chicago Sun Times

Obama’s extended family rejoices

Absent Obama still a presence in the capital


New York Daily News

Bobby Kennedy’s dream of a black president comes true after four decades


Staten Island pair shouted racial slurs, beat victim in Election Night rampage

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