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Today in Black America - April 14

POSTED: April 14, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Vows Fresh Proliferation Push as Summit Ends

Obama Puts His Own Mark on Foreign Policy Issues

Democrat Wins U.S. House Race in Florida

Michelle Obama Visits Haiti

G.O.P. Takes Aim at Plans to Curb Finance Industry

Andy Stern to Step Down as Chief of Politically Active Union

Plan Would Require Homeless to Work to Qualify for Rent Subsidies

Man Who Spread H.I.V. May Be Held


Baltimore Sun

Prince George’s Co. police chief voices outrage over video of College Park beating

Parents of slain Crofton teen file $10 million lawsuit

O'Malley signs 170 bills into law, Ehrlich responds

New city recreation and parks chief named


The Christian Science Monitor

Michelle Obama spotlights Haiti relief efforts

As Michelle Obama visits Haiti, US military plans June exit

Cleric's support for men and women mingling in public sparks furor in Saudi Arabia

Mississippi school district ordered to end racial segregation


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Per diems a costly expense for General Assembly

The strange case of conservatives calling John Lewis a liar

Reed keeps campaign-like pace as mayor


Detroit Free Press

Other districts can school DPS on social promotion

225 DPS workers to lose jobs

Fewer schools will close, Bobb says

Riddle jailed; ex-girlfriend pleads on his behalf

Detroit cop guilty of altering report

Ford gains U.S. market share as fast as in '77


The Washington Post

Obama comfortable as head of nuclear summit before world leaders

Obama secures 47-nation pact at nuclear summit

Obama's plan to reward schools for innovation sparks debate

FBI probes Pr. George's County police in U-Md. beating

Obama: A pragmatic moderate faces the 'socialist' smear


Los Angeles

Obama casts wide net with list of possible Supreme Court nominees

Boxer tops potential challengers in fundraising

Activist who challenges Obama's citizenship is booted from Tax Day Tea Party


Star Ledger

Rutgers University students protest higher education cuts from Gov. Chris Christie's budget

N.J. education chief says voters should not reject school budgets that lack wage freezes

Former Newark mayor Sharpe James continues to appeal convictions


Chicago Tribune

Discarded Palin contract sparks investigation of Calif. university foundation

Chicago City Council close to creating own watchdog


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