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Today in Black America - August 5

POSTED: August 05, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Economic Statistics Improve, but Hope Is Elusive

Obama Tries to Put a Brighter Face on the Economy

Obama Pushes Democrats for Unity on Health Plan

Leader of Tent City in Rhode Island Arrested

In Kenya, Clinton Starts Africa Tour

In Program Giving Cash, More Pass A.P. Tests

A Loss for Voting Rights

The Washington Post

Freed Journalists, Clinton Return to United States

Groups Take Health-Reform Debate to Airwaves

Is Race for Governor More About Obama?

Gulf Coast Worried About 2010 Census

GOP Senators Seem Unconcerned About Hispanic Backlash

D.C. to Offer STD Tests In Every High School

A Tip for The GOP: Look Away

Helping America's Least Wanted

The Christian Science Monitor

Dems appear to set deadline for bipartisan healthcare

Sotomayor is a shoo-in, but the Senate vote still matters

Iran’s Ahmadinejad takes office scorning “scowls” of enemies

Baltimore Sun

Dixon's lawyers back in court in wake of new charges

O'Malley chooses limited tunneling for Red Line

Detroit Free Press

Bing cruises; new look takes shape for Detroit City Council

Requiem for a Motown diva

With field narrowed, time for Detroit to ask, 'What if?'

No more waiting: Detroit must change

Detroit rapper Baatin spoke about coping with mental illness in 2004

Los Angeles Times

Federal judges order California to release 43,000 inmates

The Gitmo NIMBYs

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Hank Aaron: Release 104 drug names

Man charged in Vernon Forrest killing

Historic Morris Brown building burns


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