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Today in Black America - July 17

POSTED: July 17, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Democrats Drop Key Part of Bill to Assist Unions

Obama Tells Fellow Blacks: ‘No Excuses’ for Any Failure

Senate Likely to Vote on Sotomayor in August

Two Giants Emerge From Wall Street Ruins

City Jobless Rate Reaches 9.5 Percent, Matching National Figure

Illegal, and Pointless

The Christian Science Monitor

NAACP tries to woo the hip-hop generation

Firefighters on Sotomayor: We did not ask for empathy

Gates challenges Congress to cut 'excess' military spending

Should blacks get reparations?

Baltimore Sun

Obama marks NAACP centennial

Billie Holiday statue finally gets finishing touches

O'Malley, staffers discuss budget cuts

Police overreacted, says wife of man they wounded

The Washington Post

Obama Speaks Of Blacks' Struggle

Senate Republicans Won't Block Vote on Sotomayor

Thousands Jam Job Fair to Apply for Federal Government Openings

Lawmakers Warned About Health Costs

Conservative Group Calls For Probe Of Conyers

Testing Tactics Helped Fuel D.C. School Gains

Los Angeles Times

Proposition 98, which guards funding for state's schools, is tested again

Gates warns against excess with F-22s

Paulson harshly criticized by House committee for role in market meltdown

Chicago Tribune

Burr Oak becomes front line between potential contenders

Dems want to let people who lose jobs keep employer-covered care until they find new coverage

University of Illinois admissions: Elite high schools from Chicago metro area fatten clout list

Detroit Free Press

Worthy: More budget cuts, less justice

Hundreds say good-bye to Harris brothers

End power struggle over city schools


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