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Today in Black America - May 21

POSTED: May 21, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Lawmakers Cast Doubt on Report That Toyota Called Independent

Texas School Board Set to Vote Textbook Revisions

Senate Passes Broader Rules for Overseeing Wall Street

Tea Party Pick Causes Uproar on Civil Rights

City’s Jobless Rate Drops Below U.S. Rate

Law Aimed at Day Laborers Is Blocked

Fair Reporting in the Courtroom


Baltimore Sun

Reading scores show city student demographic on par with peers around U.S.

One student's struggles after Katrina

Governor candidates each vowed juvenile reforms


The Christian Science Monitor

EPA scolds BP in Gulf oil spill: dispersant is too toxic, change it

'Everybody Draw Mohammad Day': What's a Muslim-American to think?


Detroit Free Press

Riddle: I had no choice but plea deal

Fieger's hopes low for unbiased probe of fatal shooting

Cox blasts Sharpton's plan for Aiyana eulogy

Aiyana slaying tears at family

Target of raid that led to Aiyana's death charged in murder


Star Ledger

Face-off with N.J. Dems about taxes marks defining moment for Gov. Chris Christie

N.J. attorneys voice concern over Gov. Christie's decision to oust Justice Wallace as term expires

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie swiftly vetoes 'millionaires tax,' property tax rebate bills


The Washington Post

Dennis C. Blair to resign as director of national intelligence

Texas school board hears from critics of social studies changes

Rand Paul comments about civil rights stir controversy

Oversight of D.C. youth offenders questioned after arrests in principal's death

Congressional report prompts fear and anger over lead in D.C. water

Ex-board member of Prince George's nonprofit is indicted over funds


Los Angeles Times

Halting California welfare would shift costs to counties

Kevin Costner may hold key to oil spill cleanup

Prop. 15 would test government funding of California state elections


Chicago Tribune

Daley: City ready to act if Supreme Court overturns gun ban

Slain police officer was trying to save his neighborhood

City's minority business program failing, report says



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