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Today in Black America - June 23

POSTED: June 23, 2009, 7:00 am

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The New York Times

Justices Let Stand a Central Provision of Voting Rights Act

Web Video Makes an Iranian Woman’s Death a Symbol of Iran’s Crisis

Daughter Against Use of Father’s Name to Subvert Neo-Nazis

Rwanda: Jail Term in Genocide

Airport Projects Delayed or Canceled

Train Crash in Washington Leaves 9 People Dead

The Washington Post

At Least 6 Dead in Metro Crash On Rail System's Deadliest Day

Obama Leads Conversation On Fathering by Example

President Cool Plays It Right

The Christian Science Monitor

Supreme Court: More districts can sue to bail out of Voting Rights Act

Supreme Court strikes a compromise to save landmark voting law

First Lady calls for volunteers, young Americans answer

Many Iranian-American protesters fear to speak too boldly

Was Iran’s election stolen? New study makes a convincing case

Baltimore Sun

Lipscomb pleads guilty to violating campaign finance rules

City police settle multimillion-dollar race discrimination case

Head of Baltimore's inspector general's office resigns

Detroit Free Press

Ford to win retooling loans

Thousands gather at Cobo for Baptist convention

Why Detroit? Why now?

Atlanta Journal Constitution

New map finds HIV rates are highest in the South

State WIC exec under scrutiny

Los Angeles Times

Villaraigosa bows out of California governor's race

Antonio Villaraigosa has himself to blame for not running for governor

Antonio Villaraigosa: A second chance at mayor



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