AP: Obama Announces Plan to Cut Tax Loopholes

AA: Zimbabwe: Mukanya Revisits Chimurenga Classics

CBS: Malawian Dad Opposes Madonna Adoption

FOX: First Family May Vacation in Martha's Vineyard

NWS: Doctors Warn Skin Cancer is Equal-Opportunity Disease

SFC: Senators Want Obama to Look Beyond Fed. Bench for Souter Replacement

TR: Black Youth Shunning Baseball

BET: LeBron James Named NBA MVP

ABC: Diversity, Not Politics, Key to Court Pick

AP: Civil Society Urges Obama to Pursue New Peace Strategy in Darfur

NO: Killer Says Black Muslims Ordered Him to Kill Editor

NYT: Tracing the Threads that Join Africa and America

Gallup: Major Gain in Blacks' Rating of Their Standard of Living

VTH: Vallejo Black Leaders Make Juneteenth Special in '09

EW: NBC Creates Diversity-Driven Short Film Fest

NO: 4th Grader Questions Condi on Torture


WP: DC Votes to Recognize Other States' Same-Sex Marriages

RD: Cinco de Mayo: Discovering more about Blacks and Mexicans

AJE: Judges Reject Former Liberian President's Request for War Crimes Acquittal

BET: School Bus Driver Accused of Punching Student

NO: Oprah, KFC Team Up to Give Away Chicken

HP: Race and Obama: 390 Years Minus 100 Days…And Counting

Views: Our Collection of Takes on the Topics of the Day

Blogs: Black TV, Pacquiao/ Hatton, Condi Rice and More

CNN: Pregnant Drug Trafficker Won't Face Laotian Firing Squad

MNT: Alzheimer's Risks and Preventions Misunderstood in Black, Hispanic Population

NYP: NY Gov. Paterson 'Lower than Low' in New Poll

NHR: Charles S. Dutton Stars in 60th Anniversary Production of 'Death of a Salesman'

EWB: New Documentary Explores the Humor of Multiethnic Comedians

DFP: The Detroit Free Press Turns 178

BET: Jackson: NAACP Must Save Auto Industry


NO: So…Dave…You're the Mayor of Detroit Now

BET: Man Throws Infant from Car; Buzz Hates Due Process

ESPN: Usain Bolt Back Training; Asafa Powell, Tyson Gay Sad

CNN: Roland Martin Reminds Deadbeat Dads that They Aren't Tight

DB: Does Kanye West Dress As Though He Likes Fishsticks?

BSP: Chris Brown Turns 20, EVERYONE Clamors to Give Him Birthday Punches

PCO: Correspondent's Dinner Might Really Pop Off with Obama in Office

HP: Who has the Black Political Humor Baton? David Alan, Put Your Hand DOWN!

BV: Musician, Activist Marl Young Dies

J&J: Post-Racial = Sweeping Old Ish Under the Rug, Crippling the Disenfranchised

BET: Detroit to Elect Someone Willing to Be the Mayor Today

BH: Suspect in CA Editor's Slaying Headed to Court

IPS: Apparently, Race Doesn't Just Mean 'Black': Obama Urged to Sign Native Rights Declaration


BBC: Nigeria's PDP Wins Disputed Election; Only a Few Receive 'A Knock on Their Heads'

AJE: Chad to Sudan: 'You Licked Off Shots at Us and that Wasn't Cool, Bro'

AJC: 1964 Act Shouldn't Guard Groups Since Racism Doesn't Happen to Groups (Right?)


DMR: Iowa Black Leaders to Discuss Same-Sex Unions; Only One Part of the Preceding is Strange

PRN: McDonald's Celebrates Gospel Music (While Keeping the Hood Obese)!

Front Page: The Lindy, and 'Frisco and Foreclosures, OH MY!

Views: Our Takes on Moms, Vlogging while Black, the other other MJ and more

Blogs: Rootitian's Ball. Peep Game.


CNN: Obama to Cut Budget by $17B; China: 'Let's Not Get Hasty Here'

NO: Jackson, MS Mayor Dies After Losing Primary

NYT: Disappearing Acts: The Plight of Girls on Our Streets

HP: Breaking the Cycle of Inner-City Gang Violence

WP: Ties that Bind, Codes that Break: The Affect of Drug Laws on Black Families

USAT: Condi Glad to Be Out of Spotlight (Especially After Getting Tuned Up by a 4th Grader)


WV: Vouchesafe? The Battle for Public School Scholarships Heats Up

ND: Black Cops Against 'Thanks for Letting Us Profile You' Information Cards

DB: Spike Lee Talks New Doc on NBA's Mr. Personality, Kobe Bryant

BET: Comedian Eddie Griffin Sued for Writing Bad Checks (and the 'Deuce Bigalow' Movies)!



AP: Obama versus the Fetid Remains of the Once-Proud GOP

ABC: Delta Blues: Blacks None Too Pleased with Airline's Diversity Initiatives

UIA: Surprisingly, Black Students Have Hard Time Finding Niche at Univ. of Idaho (…)


AP: Handyman Pleads Guilty to Oakland Editor's Murder

FTU: Kujichagilia with Ujima on the Side! Black Students Thriving in Afro-Centric Schools

WSJ: Civil-Rights Gains Test Memorials' Relevance Since Obama Extincted Black History


EW: Sista Soldiers: Study Shows Black Women Voted More than EVERYONE in '08

J&J: Being the Rascals They Are, GOP Trying to Stop Healthcare Reform

BET: Mayor Ray Nagin Manages to Come Under Investigation in NEW ORLEANS

BSP: What's with the Kid Hate this Week?! Woman Tapes Pacifier to Baby's Mouth

NYT: Trailers of Tears: Katrina Victims Begin to Lose Temporary Housing

ESPN: Manny Ramirez Suspended 50 Games; Dominican Dreadlock Community Devastated

AJE: Somalis Getting It in on Terra Firma as Clashes Erupt in Capital City

BBC: Um…What? 'Prayer Camps' Chain Mentally Ill in Ghana

LTV: President Obama Rolls Deep

BET: Limbaugh Attacks Colin Powell; Powell Cares Less Than You Do

USAT: Black Jack Johnson's 'Next Day Air' Goes Over Like Lead Balloon

THR: Networks to Prez: 'Cool It! You're Interrupting Show's (We're Gonna Cancel Anyway)!'


RS: Swinging from Faces to Fences: Chris Brown Seeks LAPD Records in Leaked Photo