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A commenter said that James Bevel,  a major figure in the Civil Rights Movement who was convicted in April of molesting his daughters, has died of pancreatic cancer, but I can’t find any confirmation. It appears, though, that he was released last month on appeal. UPDATE: The Post confirms.

via the NYT: W. Mark Felt, who was the No. 2 official at the F.B.I. when he helped bring down President Richard M. Nixon by resisting the Watergate cover-up and becoming Deep Throat, the most famous anonymous source in American history, died on Thursday. He was 95 and lived in Santa Rosa, Calif.

Latoya at Racialicious has a great post up about transitioning to nappy hair, which was inspired another good natural hair post by Tami. December 26th will be six months since I did the “big chop” (I was too impatient to grow out the relaxed hair) and I found myself relating to Latoya’s post, even though Read More

    A big reason the auto-maker bailout failed was the insistence by some Senate Republicans that the United Auto Workers, which represents many of the Big Three’s employees, make concessions on wages and other benefits sooner than they already have. It’s important to note here that the UAW* has made some of these concessions, Read More

Is this one of those moments that pushes the global economy toward a massive depression? Senate Drops Automaker Bailout Bid By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday night abandoned efforts to fashion a government rescue of the American automobile industry, as Senate Republicans refused to support a bill endorsed by the White Read More

(cross-posted from U.S. of J.) Ericka Andersen: I continue to hear — from politicians and their constituents — that Republicans must start connecting with voters on a cultural level or they are screwed. It was reiterated again this morning by Saul Anuzis, the Michigan Republican Party Chairman running for Chairman of the Republican National Committee. Read More

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