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Today in Black America - Dec. 3

POSTED: December 03, 2008, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Odetta, Voice of Civil Rights Movement, Dies at 77

College May Become Unaffordable for Most in U.S.

Feud Between City Agencies Delays Moderate-Cost Housing

Washington Post

U.S. Lags in Providing College Access, Study Finds

AIDS: D.C.’s Silent Stalker of Women

Bush’s Final Fiasco

Detroit Free Press

Did Kilpatrick violate his plea deal?

Execution on hold for former U.S. soldier

St. Louis alderman calls on residents to get armed

Los Angeles Times

California in danger of running out of money for school meals

HIV and circumcision

The Christian Science Monitor

Hit by hurricane Ike and unexpected layoffs, Galveston ponders its recovery

The Boston Globe

Bay State extends aid to jobless

The Chicago Tribune

Tax activist’s ad challenges Obama’s eligibility for office

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