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Educator and health advocate Betty Shabazz, wife of Malcolm X, was born on this date in 1936 in Detroit, Michigan.

Today in Black America - March 9

POSTED: March 09, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Public Pension Funds Are Adding Risk to Raise Returns

Obama Turns Up the Volume in Bid for Health Measure

In a Polarized Court, Getting the Last Word

Paterson Finds Friends at a Forum on the Budget

House Democrat Quitting Amid Ethics Inquiry Blames His Party

On the Importance of Being Counted

The Source of Obama’s Trouble

The Christian Science Monitor

Why Americans are so angry

To advance healthcare reform, Obama comes down on insurers

FCC broadband plan: It must spur competition

AIG restructuring: Can taxpayers recoup bailout funds?

Baltimore Sun

Judge ends 26 years of special education oversight for city schools

Union laborers would be first in line for city projects under new bill

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Judiciary panel advances gun bill; colleges still wary

Detroit Free Press

Conyers' recommended sentence: 46-57 months

People behind Kilpatrick payments named

Riddle hires former federal prosecutor Richard Convertino as lawyer

Cheeks Kilpatrick faces challenge in primary from Clarke

Oldest African American, 113, dies in Detroit

The Washington Post

Are unemployment benefits no longer temporary?

Ethics clouds over Rangel and Paterson are the talk of political Harlem

Immigrant rights group slam Obama, Democrats for slow action with legalization bill

Independent evaluation of school reform begins

Los Angeles Times

In Haiti, engineers get crash course on quake damage assessment

U.S. Chamber of Commerce grows into a political force

9th Circuit candidate's career marked by rapid ascent, wide-ranging roles

Principal apologizes for Black History Month celebration that included O.J. Simpson, Rodman, RuPaul


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