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Social worker and National Urban League leader Lester Granger was born in 1896 in Newport News, Va. and raised in Newark, New Jersey.

Today in Black America - Feb. 18

POSTED: February 18, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

A Bailout Aimed at the Most Afflicted Homeowners

Obama Team Has Billions to Spend, but Few Ready to Do It

2 Investigations Into New Illinois Senator Are Begun

For Uninsured Young Adults, Do-It-Yourself Health Care

Wal-Mart Outpaces a Weak Economy

Washington Post

Swift, Steep Downturn Crosses Globe

Detroit, Prepare for Big Changes

Son Retraces King’s ’59 India Pilgrimage

Md. Death Penalty Is No Easy Target

Buy-Buy, Mr. Burris

The Christian Science Monitor

First sign of stimulus? Probably your paycheck.

US automakers’ future tied to the global economy

Obama’s next test on bipartisanship

Fight against poverty unites Christian left and right

The Baltimore Sun

Dixon ‘floored’ by charges, ‘bothered’ by Obama snub

O’Malley poised to spend $350M of stimulus on transit projects

Chicago Tribune

Burris: I’m open to Senate ethics investigation

Roland Burris, resign

Partisan tally can’t shake Obama’s optimism

Detroit Free Press

GM, Chrysler now say they need billions more

Fate of American car is unclear

Obama’s housing plan coming today

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Morris Brown’s water ‘will keep flowing’

Charles Burris, 57, first African-American mayor of Stone Mountain

Los Angeles Times

Called back to Africa by DNA

California budget negotiations hit a new snag

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