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Today in Black America - March 12

POSTED: March 12, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

A Trailblazer of Civil Rights Dies Forgotten

Board’s Decision to Close 28 Kansas City Schools Follows Years of Inaction

Obama Social Secretary Ran Into Sharp Elbows

Births to Minorities Are Approaching Majority in U.S.

Democrats Struggle to Finish Health Bill

Outraged by Glenn Beck’s Salvo, Christians Fire Back

Cuomo Hands Paterson Case to an Ex-Judge

For Haitian, Mission Is to Mend Fences With Diaspora and Streamline Aid

Haiti, Two Months Later

The Washington Post

New round of foreclosures threatens housing market

A frustrated caucus keeps complaints quiet

Democrats move toward grouping health reform with student-aid bill

Obama picks charities to which he'll donate Nobel prize cash award

Rev. Jeremiah Wright discusses Obama controversy, history of his church

Use of private security guards at government buildings comes under scrutiny

D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty surpasses 2006 fundraising record

A chance to help shape a county's future

The Christian Science Monitor

House Republicans, besting Democrats, will ban all earmarks

Kansas City to close 26 schools. Unprecedented move in US?

Obama outlines strategy to boost US exports -- and jobs

Jobs, jobs, jobs: For Obama, they lie in more exports

US human rights report: Hillary Clinton says technology advances aid activists, oppressors

Republican governor as gay rights defender: a sign of the times?

Baltimore Sun

The recession's silver lining: fewer traffic fatalities in 2009

Killing called part of teen's gang initiation

City police charge teen in alleged gang-initiation killing last year

Detroit Free Press

Kilpatrick says she's not a target of probe

Mayor wants Pistons to move back to Detroit

Detroit charter school seen as a role model

Bing needs to take the lead on schools

Detroiters could vote on school changes soon

Riley to be honored

Atlanta Journal Constitution

William Osborne Solms, 89: Led African-American soldiers in the Netherlands

Chicago Tribune

Black firefighters say tensions persist

Lawsuit: Harvey mayor, cop threatened murder frame-up

Los Angeles Times

L.A. City Hall fears ripple effect of layoffs

Cortines to reassign three teachers in Black History Month incident

Gavin Newsom to enter California lieutenant governor race

Cost control's the key

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