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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. 24

POSTED: December 24, 2008, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Somali President to Resign, Officials Say

Police Project Credited with Cutting Crime in Tough Precincts


Washington Post

Unemployment Filings Reach 26-Year High

‘Green’ Jobs Compete for Stimulus Aid

Targeting Obesity Alongside Hunger


Christian Science Monitor

Housing: More help may be needed

Can America spend its way to economic recovery?


Detroit Free Press

Court: Taxes paid to DPS must be refunded

An even tougher battle

Tutu: Mugabe must face threat of force

Immigrants changing the face of New Orleans


Los Angeles Times

For prisoners, Christmas shopping itself is the gift

Obama attends a memorial service for his grandmother


Boston Globe

Layoff warning law falls short

Will Obama’s stimulus work fast enough?


Atlanta Journal Constitution

King Day speaker’s gay marriage stance attacked


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