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Jazz legend and band leader, Dizzy Gillespie, was born in 1917 in Cheraw, SC. He would become one of the genre's great ambassadors.

Today in Black America - Dec. 12

POSTED: December 12, 2008, 12:00 am

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Washington Post

A Playbook to Change

Senate Negotiations on Auto Bailout Collapse


The New York Times

Cholera is Raging, Despite Denial by Mugabe

A Local Election’s Results Raise Major Questions on Race

Bank of America to Cut 35,000 Jobs Over 3 Years


Baltimore Sun

Dixon says she will give pay to charity

West-side project meets resistance


The Christian Science Monitor

Housing: the key to economic revival?

Legacy of Chicago sit-in: empowering laid-off workers



Los Angeles Times

Jewish coach, black players forged lasting bond

“Jamiel’s Law’ petition doesn’t get enough signatures to qualify for L.A.’s ballot


Chicago Tribune

Jackson allies held Blagojevich fundraiser

Man behind curtain is wizard of Rod, Rahm


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