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Today in Black America - April 28

POSTED: April 28, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Rubio Criticizes Arizona’s Immigration Law

Democrats Use Goldman to Push Bank Overhaul

Panel’s Blunt Questions Put Goldman on Defensive

In Greeting Iowa Voters, Obama Focuses on Finances

Sudan’s Future Is Now, U.S. Envoy Says

Agency Owes Millions to City, an Audit Finds

Malcolm X Killer Is Freed on Parole

In New Jersey, a Civics Lesson in the Internet Age

What’s More Compromising Than Money?

Olive Oil and Snake Oil


The Christian Science Monitor

Arizona immigration law: Hispanics vow, 'We're going to fight'

Mexico issues travel warning over Arizona immigration law

Goldman Sachs under fire: Is Wall Street cheering or cowering?

Homicide rate jumps in Chicago, Daley pushes for more gun control

Evangelist Franklin Graham won't speak at Pentagon prayer event


Baltimore Sun

O’Malley kicks off re-election bid at city rally

City solicitor: Young’s sister may have to repay loan

Bullying, suicide attempt reported at elementary school

Annapolis council strips some power from mayor

Event raises awareness about sexual assault


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Reed gets testy defending pension reform effort

Fulton jail asks judge to raise inmate population cap

Female inmates told: "This can be the end and the beginning"


The Washington Post

Tributes begin for civil rights leader Dorothy Height

Poll finds Americans in an anti-incumbent mood as midterm elections near

Sen. Graham says border security is a priority

Wanted ex-CIA station chief caught in Norfolk

Metro, national transit workers rally on Capitol hill for more federal funding

D.C. Council to consider boycotting Arizona to protest immigration law

Discrepancies detailed in minority foreclosures

A test of Arizona's political character

The fight over FedEx and the right to organize


Star Ledger

N.J. student protests showcase Facebook's role in mobilizing social movements

N.J. students wage mass walkouts in response to Gov. Chris Christie's school cuts

N.J. lawmakers work to fix $1.7B unemployment fund deficit, avert 52 percent tax hike for businesses

N.J. Amber Alert system review, changes are expected to be announced

Newark police director files defamation suit against three 'Newark Choice' candidates


Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles is still the nation’s smoggiest city

California takes new tack in bid for U.S. school funding

Governor's plan to sell state buildings would cost a bundle, report says

Abel Maldonado is confirmed as lieutenant governor

Goldman Sachs fraud accusations jolt California political races


Chicago Tribune

Renters won’t lose security deposit on foreclosed homes

Experts: Chicago's sex IQ low, STI rates high

It’s simply harassment

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