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October 20, 2014

Jomo Kenyatta, African nationalist and first president of Kenya, was born in 1893. He would lead Kenya from 1964 until 1978.

Today in Black America - Feb. 20

POSTED: February 20, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Geronimo’s Heirs Sue Secret Yale Society Over His Skull

Republicans Hail Parts of Bill That Few of Them Supported

U.S. Tries a Trillion-Dollar Key for Locked Lending

Diversity Everywhere but the Sidelines


The Washington Post

Burris’s Final Act

Government Cutbacks Leave Faith-Based Services Hurting

First Lady’s Job? Slowly, It’s Hers To Define


Baltimore Sun

Dixon gets another slap

Mayor Dixon doesn’t take snubs quietly

Several large Baltimore projects on hold because of recession


The Christian Science Monitor

Obama threads a mortgage needle

We need a truth commission to uncover Bush-era wrongdoing


Detroit Free Press

Obama shows he’s an urban guy

McPhail emphasizes her ideas, ability to turn Detroit around

Saab files for bankruptcy protection


Chicago Tribune

Roland Burris’ calls about seat started in fall, ex-official says

Coverage of corruption has hypocritical scent

Chicago school board president to resign Friday

Atlanta mayor touts Olympics as boon for businesses owned by minorities, women


Boston Globe

Witness stops cooperating in sting case


Los Angeles Times

Housing relief becomes a fence between neighbors


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