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Today in Black America - August 31

POSTED: August 31, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Cheney Offers Sharp Defense of C.I.A. Interrogation Tactics

Stronger Prospects for the President on a Health Care Bill

In Kennedy, the Last Roar of the New Deal Liberal

As Big Banks Repay Bailout Money, U.S. Sees a Profit

Invisible Immigrants, Old and Left With ‘Nobody to Talk To’

New Orleans Sees an Opportunity to Improve on Its Past

Some Buildings Not Living Up to Green Label

Hope in South Africa

Questions About an Execution

Look to the Rainbow

The Christian Science Monitor

What Katrina has wrought, four years later

Zuma says Zimbabwe making progress

Edward Kennedy joins brothers John and Robert at Arlington Cemetery

Swine flu: a plan, not a prediction

Baltimore Sun

State workers squeezed by budget cuts

In new accelerator schools, a diploma after two years

Bethel AME stages a joyous reopening

Young crime victims likely to skip school, enter juvenile system

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Franklin: ‘Black mayor first’ memo is ‘bigoted’

Ga. city worries that mass killer is on the loose

The Washington Post

Health-Care Reform, One Stop at a Time

Starting Over On Health Care

Et Tu, Lefty? Allies Critical Of President

Taking the Kennedy Way

Small Businesses Disappointed With Contracting Share

Annual 'Party With a Purpose' Expands Invitation List

Los Angeles Times

Should whites direct black plays, and vice versa?

Could boycotts help restore some civil discourse on political issues?

Crazy 'death panel' claims? Thank Roe vs. Wade

Detroit Free Press

Ex-Kilpatrick lawyer to take stand in defense

Taxpayer burden to help others to rise, study shows

Analysis: A tortuous September awaits Obama

Chicago Tribune

Chicago State gets $40 million surprise

Stylist preaches healthy hair and lifestyle to Chicago schoolgirls

Flashy '80s drug kingpin is now pushing hot dogs

Kennedy's special gift: Friendly politics


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