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Today in Black America - Jan. 12

POSTED: January 12, 2009, 12:00 am

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New York Times

In Emphasis on Economy, Obama Looks to History

Obama Lobbies for Release of Second Half of Bailout

Adding to Recession’s Pain, Thousands Lose Jobless Benefits

After a Hate Crime Spree, an Intense Effort to Make Arrests

Washington Post

Economy Made Few Gains in Bush Years

Bad Economy May Fuel Hate Groups, Experts Warn

Safety Council Says Phoning and Driving Don’t Mix

Chicago Tribune

Durbin says Burris’ resolution may soon be at hand

Would-be senator offers 1st glimpse of his agenda

Barack Obama: Economic woes will slow progress on campaign goals

Los Angeles Times

Obama bumps up against egos in Congress

Obama wants quick action on economic stimulus plan

The Christian Science Monitor

Jobless claims overwhelm state offices

Good times for repair shops and secondhand stores

Baltimore Sun

As Obama nears office, generational gap fades

Business as usual for Mayor Dixon

Weiner loud in his defense of Dixon

Detroit Free Press

Unions see good shot at winning change in federal labor law

Cash strapped states considering freeing prisoners

Levin plans subpoena on Citigroup funding

San Francisco Chronicle

BART calls meeting on killing, gets flak

Obama’s big task: managing the best, brightest

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