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Today in Black America - June 1

POSTED: June 01, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Israeli Raid Complicates U.S. Ties and Push for Peace

Security Council Condemns ‘Acts’ in Israeli Raid

Jamaica Strains to Fill Void Left by Gang Bosses

Alabama Candidate Tries Obama Coalition Style

Graduates May See Coverage Gap After All

Job Outlook for Teenagers Worsens

Owners Stop Paying Mortgages, and Stop Fretting

Blacks in Memphis Lose Decades of Economic Gains

Paterson Now Focuses on Layoffs to Cut Budget

Our Epic Foolishness

Baltimore Sun

Schmoke builds new life in DC

Carrollton Ridge in eye of storm again as surge of holiday violence hits Baltimore

City revamps summer school program

At work — and earning less

The recession's psychological toll

The Christian Science Monitor

Israel's deadly Gaza flotilla raid sparks diplomatic crisis

BP oil spill: 'top kill' failure means well may gush until August

Now that 'top kill' has failed, what's next in Gulf oil spill?

Why the Gulf oil spill demands more than new regulations

Kenya's draft constitution under fire for Islamic courts

The Washington Post

Obama administration moves to distance itself from BP on oil spill response

Gulf Coast residents finding comfort in prayer

Analysis: Condemnation of Israeli assault complicates relations with U.S.

Union fails in move aimed at N.C. Democrats who opposed health bill

Construction class builds esteem, better-paying careers for low-income women

Proposal for day-laborer site brings a national debate to Centreville

Late-night maneuvering gives Harris building to UDC for community college

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Charges: DeKalb Schools' Reid led scam

Prison budget burdens Georgia

Detroit Free Press

Lawyer says he'll represent imprisoned Kwame Kilpatrick

Behind bars is where Kilpatrick belongs

People are best hope for Detroit

Film on farming at Detroit school gets recognition

Star Ledger

Program aims to help Salem County inmates get on right track in life after jail

Newark hosts 44th annual African-American heritage parade

District leaders to play huge role in Newark June runoff, incumbent Councilman Charlie Bell takes lead

Los Angeles Times

Compton Police Department to make a comeback?

A host of hopefuls vie for Karen Bass' 47th Assembly District seat

Chicago Tribune

Principal's new assignment: Fix CPS special ed program

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