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Today in Black America - June 1

POSTED: June 01, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

G.M. to Seek Bankruptcy and a New Start

Judge Clears Way for Sale of Chrysler to Fiat

Congress Returns to a Full Plate

Slumping Economy Tests Aid System Tied to Jobs

Texas Vote Curbs a College Admission Guarantee Meant to Bolster Diversity

Rangel’s Obama Quip Makes Waves

Reagan Did It

The Washington Post

46 States, D.C. Plan to Draft Common Education Standards

Sotomayor Was a Passionate but Civil Activist

In GOP, Sotomayor's Résumé Takes a Back Seat to Her Words

Abortion Provider Shot Dead In Church

A Changing Student Body

The Christian Science Monitor

Cuba and US inch closer

Obama wins Round One on Sotomayor, but shows caution going forward

Pirates, Inc.: Inside the booming Somali business

California now faces budget cuts “beyond draconian”

Baltimore Sun

Assaults on rise in downtown, Inner Harbor

Downtown gets riskier after dark

Detroit Free Press

Obama sets a new course for GM

Main Street feels GM's woes

Painful GM fall, hopeful challenge

Los Angeles Times

Sotomayor's decision on firefighters may be overruled by Supreme Court

Would Sotomayor really be the first Hispanic on the Supreme Court?

Some Republicans rebuke Limbaugh, Gingrich on Sotomayor criticism

When cars were America's idols

New Orleans rebuilds, but along the same lines?

City University of New York program plumbs for elites among immigrants

Philadelphia Inquirer

Students learn skills rehabbing Phila. houses

Oldest African American newspaper notes 125th anniversary

St. Paul's Baptist Church gets first female pastor

Charlotte News & Observer

Times tear at child support

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