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July 31, 2021

Civil rights leader Whitney M. Young, Jr., who led the National Urban League for 11 years, was born on this date in 1921 in Lincoln Ridge, KY.

Today in Black America - July 16

POSTED: July 16, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Health Care Vote Illustrates Stubborn Partisan Divide

Post-Sotomayor Nominations Are at Stake in Hearings

Queries on Abortion and Guns Fail to Break Judge’s Stride

Thompson Picks Up Fund-Raising Pace in Mayoral Bid

Cuomo Leads in Fund-Raising, but Paterson Spends More

The Right to Arm Public Housing

The Christian Science Monitor

Why do some soldiers commit violent crime? Army seeks answers.

Sotomayor dodges gun-rights questions

Why some Israeli soldiers are disillusioned by Gaza tactics

Will Nigeria’s MEND militants honor their own ceasefire?

Baltimore Sun

Local NAACP head optimistic on hosting national convention

City worker accuses Annapolis of bias

The Washington Post

Republicans Unable to Pin Her Down

Fed Sees Heightened Joblessness Drawing Out Recovery

Battle Lines -- for Another Day

Our Silent Education Emergency

Los Angeles Times

California budget talks stall

Foreclosure scams targeted in U.S., state and local crackdown

Detroit Free Press

Feds paint Conyers as bold shakedown artist

Feds: Riddle, Conyers extorted thousands

$100 million ends prisoner sex-abuse suit

Chicago Tribune

Burr Oak Cemetery cited several times for shoddy financial reporting

Is NAACP relevant in a Barack Obama age?


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