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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 - July 28

POSTED: July 28, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

In Both Houses, Fortifying Support for Rival Plans

Comparing Deficit-Reduction Plans

America’s Credibility Is at Risk

President on Sidelines in Critical Battle Over Debt Ceiling

Republicans Seek Big Cuts in Environmental Rules

Cost of Treating Veterans Will Rise Long Past Wars

Political Links and a Jail Bid in North Jersey

Once Nearly 100%, Teacher Tenure Rate Drops to 58% as Rules Tighten

Unearthing Traces of African-American Village Displaced by Central Park


Housekeeper’s Lawyer Says She Was Misquoted



The Detroit Free Press

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing puts city services to the test under new plan

Judge uses Jalen Rose sentence to send a message about drunken driving


Detroit high school students graduate in summer ceremony

Reactions to Bing's plan


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Metro jobless rate skyrockets to 10.5%

'Final nail in the housing market'

APS replacing implicated employees

Herman Cain apologizes to American Muslims


The Baltimore Sun

Mention gun to 911 for faster police response, councilman says

MICA receives $10 million gift, largest in school history


The Chicago Tribune


Preckwinkle to McCarthy: Stop arresting low-level drug offenders

Emanuel ethics reform stalls in City Council over non-profits


Preckwinkle says county layoffs 'inevitable'

America's Jericho moment

Breivik's real enemy: Himself


The Los Angeles Times


Americans' verdict on debt impasse: 'Clowns. Chaos'

Gov. blasts California universities' hiring of pricey presidents

California Dream Act backers look to the next step



The Star Ledger

N.J. residents will be hurt regardless of outcome of debt ceiling talks, analysts warn

N.J. Assembly committee wants Gov. Christie to restore $10M to Legal Services of N.J. budget

N.J. Democrats ask for transparency from group supporting them

Nine N.J. schools to share $55M in federal grant money to boost academic performance


New CEO of University Hospital stresses its importance to the community

Newark council votes to return property tax rates to last year's levels for now

Expansion of Port Newark Container Terminal will spur job growth, Gov. Christie says


The Christian Science Monitor

US debt crisis: Is Obama's leadership style suited to the moment?

Detroit survival plan would cut services to some residents, but not all

Victory for stem-cell research: Court backs Obama's guidelines

Detroit goes green? Carmakers must average 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

School voucher funding in state budget prompts Kasich-O-Meter review: PolitiFact Ohio

Debt ceiling debate: In Ohio's delegation, there's a member fighting for every viewpoint


The Washington Post

Boehner bill pits GOP purists against realists

Facebook ‘fans’ deluge lawmakers on debt

What if default really happens?


D.C. transportation chief comes to fork in road

The new face of gentrification

Black fraternity celebrates centennial



USA Today

Colleges boost fees to fill gaps in funding

Gov't: Health tab to hit $4.6 trillion in 2020










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