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Isabella Baumfree, who took on the name Sojourner Truth and was a fearless abolitionist, was born into slavery in 1797 in Swartekill, NY.

Today in Black America - December 22

POSTED: December 22, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Democrats Face Challenge in Merging Health Bills

Inadequate Oversight Cited in Weatherization Program

Stiff Fines Are Set for Long Wait on the Tarmac

New Jersey College Is Beset by Accusations

Giuliani Decides Against a Run for the Senate

Divided Council Renames Street After Sean Bell

Restoring Access to the Courts

The Christian Science Monitor

Three big differences between House and Senate healthcare bills

Home mortgage foreclosures rise in third quarter

UN: Guinea military junta leader Camara responsible for massacre

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood: widening split between young and old

Baltimore Sun

Dixon conviction should stand, Rohrbaugh argues

Man fatally stabbed in fight at 'large party' at Great Blacks in Wax Museum

Atlanta Journal Constitution

107-year-old woman invoked in Obama speech dies

Reed unveils Inauguration Day plans

Reed taps Borders and Ashe to lead transition

Nonprofits merge as economy shrinks

The Washington Post

States' jobless funds are being drained in recession

Health-care vote means senators will spend Christmas Eve at the Capitol

More bailed-out community banks failing to pay U.S. dividends

At Justice Department, Perez vows action on hate crimes

In Kenya, ethnic distrust is as deep as the machete scars

For the uninsured, a ray of hope in an imperfect health-care bill

Seizing the moment on health-care reform

Detroit Free Press

Police: Caught with woman, Riddle pulls gun on Waters

Improving Ford Motor Co. offers 2nd buyout of year

Parents should pay for ignoring kids' education

Chicago Tribune

Actress Alaina Reed-Amini, star of 'Sesame Street' and '227,' dead from breast cancer at 63

Shooting death of Chicago 17-year-old ruled a homicide

Los Angeles Times

More prime mortgages default in 3rd quarter

Speaker-to-be Pérez knows what he's in for

Now Democrats must sell health plan to voters

Obama tells children to look beyond gifts and seek the spirit of the season


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