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James Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, enrolls as the first Black student at the University of Mississippi in 1962.

Today in Black America - August 9

POSTED: August 09, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama to Call for Better Graduation Rates

Students Spared Amid an Increase in Deportations

Across Nation, Mosque Projects Meet Opposition

Jobless and Staying That Way

Haitians Look to Family 1,500 Miles North for Help

City Program for Homeless Is Criticized

Putting Our Brains on Hold

Baltimore Sun

Western Maryland hit harder by recession

Maryland kicks off tax-free week

Balto. Co. sees rise in homeless families

Baltimore's waterfront a political battleground

Detroit Free Press

DPS campaign is aiming to keep 4,000 students hit by closures

Interim police chief Ralph Godbee had rapid rise

Victims or vigilantes? Shootings highlight frustrations in Detroit

The Christian Science Monitor

As Senate breaks for recess, House seethes over unfinished business

If BP qualifies for $10 billion cleanup tax break, should it get one?

Iraqi forces ready for US pullout, says Army's Odierno

Fidel Castro warns of nuclear war, climate change – ignores Cuba issues

The Washington Post

In Harlem, Rangel faces Powell: The next generation

A deep bench of substitute justices goes unused

Cash-hungry states add casinos, lure same gamblers

Amid Metro brawl, family's night out turns into 'pandemonium'

Star Ledger

Atlantic City casino competition expands with 61 gaming halls opened, planned in Northeast

Rutgers program aims to incorporate N.J.-grown produce into school food programs

Newark's budget woes, MUA failure cause swift deterioration of relationship between Booker, council

Newark Mayor Booker faces worst crisis of his career after council dismisses MUA proposal

Presence of ex-convicts as suspects, victims in Essex County homicides is on the rise, report says

Tight budgets, increased enrollment cause tuition hikes at N.J. county colleges

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Soldiers accused of tossing explosives at Dahlonega crowd

Atlanta’s public housing is home to a dwindling Soviet immigrant community

Philaelphia Inquirer

DROP enrollment picks up after Nutter urges ending program

Consultant aided campaign while charged with tax evasion

Chicago Tribune

Lack of jobs leave many teachers wondering about future

New faces deliver an old message

Senior archivist of black history to retire after years at Chicago Public Library's Harsh Research Collection

Anti-violence programs for kids are running out of ammo

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