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Today in Black America - May 26

POSTED: May 26, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

New Poll Finds Spill Anger Growing

BP’s Ties to Agency Are Long and Complex

Republican Senators’ Lunch With Obama Is Marked by Spirited Confrontations

2010’s Debates Still Trapped in the 1960s

Obama to Send Up to 1,200 Troops to Border

Bias Payments Come Too Late for Some Farmers

Vote Endorses Muslim Center Near Ground Zero

Politicized Curriculum in Texas


Baltimore Sun

Prosecutors drop charges against man convicted in '98 city killing

NAACP panel discusses bullying in schools

Unions won't sign onto Md.'s Race to the Top application

"We budget our money, you budget yours"

Unions won't sign onto Md.'s Race to the Top application

African American entrepreneur leaves cluster of knowhow


Detroit Free Press

Judge: Kwame Kilpatrick lied again, hid assets, betrayed trust

Kwame Kilpatrick to judge: 'I've already moved on'

Finally, weary Detroit can move on without Kwame Kilpatrick

Kwame Kilpatrick has little sympathy from many

Comments on the Kilpatrick decision from elected officials and city leaders

Sam Riddle turns himself in to feds

No more film crews on police raids, Bing says


The Christian Science Monitor

Jamaica attacks: a legacy of ties between politicians and gangs

Troops to Mexico border: A prelude to immigration reform push?

Obama commits US to helping hunt for LRA leader Joseph Kony

Why have suicides spiked at Apple iPad supplier Foxconn in China?


The Washington Post

Senators will have less background on Kagan to help make Supreme Court decision

Republicans' new Web site not exactly what they hoped it would be

Report shows close ties between rig inspectors, oil industry

Obama administration conflicted about relying on BP to stop gulf oil spill

Maryland endorses core standards for public schools


Star Ledger

Newark high school students are first graduates of Rutgers early college program

Gov. Chris Christie, N.J. residents argue during town hall meeting in Bergen County

Poll gives mixed reviews for N.J. Gov. Chris Christie

ID policy for undocumented aliens in Princeton gets angry reactions

Kean University to eliminate departments, majors to deal with budget shortfall

Unions, Irvington officials argue over layoff plans


Los Angeles Times

Oil cleanup workers report illness

Incumbency, experience key issues in California races for controller, treasurer

UCLA students memorialize 1969 Black Panther slayings

Cal State fights release of documents on Palin speech


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fallout continues from KKK outfits at school

While we’re watching students dressing as Klansmen, the schools are being stripped of critical resources

Is US a melting pot? Interracial marriage slows

Reed names 3 finalists for police chief

Blank Family Foundation awards $185,000 to Ga. nonprofits


Chicago Tribune

'It shouldn't be that easy'

Dolton teen was just blocks from home when he was slain in crossfire

The tea party vs. common sense

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