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Bishop Stephen G. Spottswood of the African American Episcopal Zion Church, a fierce civil rights advocate, was born in 1897 in Boston.

Today in Black America - August 18

POSTED: August 18, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Mental Stress Training Is Planned for U.S. Soldiers

Alternate Plan as Health Option Muddies Debate

Some Democrats Push for Keeping Public Insurance Option

One Person’s Boondoggle, Another’s Necessity

Tax Bills Put Pressure on Struggling Homeowners

City’s Poor Still Distrust Banks

This Is Reform?

The Washington Post

Public Option Called Essential

Rage the Left Should Use

Unemployment Spike Compounds Foreclosure Crisis

Stocks Drop in Global Pullback; U.S. Economy Is Still Sputtering

Death Row Prisoner Wins Hearing

Three Alleged Hackers Indicted in Large Identity-Theft Case

Where's Mr. Transformer?

Out of Cash and Forced to Dig Deep

Baltimore Sun

Cocaine turning up on more dollar bills

Cracking down on abandoned vehicles

City wins round in fight over 'superblock'

The Christian Science Monitor

Obama vows to bring his reform agenda to the Pentagon, VA

As Obama healthcare debate rages, a glimpse into S. Africa’s care gap

If public option in healthcare is dead, what’s next?

History’s lesson: No recovery without consumer spending

Los Angeles Times

Despite fumbles, Biden's a player

Boy's death shows weaknesses of L.A. County's child welfare system

California might act to jail more drug offenders

Detroit Free Press

Bing battles ghosts from Detroit's past

Parents, educators seek fixes for funding

Detroit schools' finance chief Bobb is sued

Detroit-area home sales up 22.4%

Chicago Tribune

Clout goes to college: U. of I faculty reacts to admissions scandal

A race card from the right wing

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Man carrying assault weapon attends Obama protest

Home Depot 2Q profit beats expectations

U.S. Supreme Court orders new hearing for Troy Davis

DeKalb educator faces firing over cheating scandal


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