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Today in Black America - June 11

POSTED: June 11, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Investigation Is Sought Into Primary in S. Carolina

Congressional Negotiators Start Effort to Merge Versions of Financial Reform Bills

Inquiry Finds Graves Mismarked at Arlington

U.S. Fury at BP Stirs Backlash Among British

New Estimates Double Rate of Oil That Flowed Into Gulf

As Crime Rate Drops, New York’s Jail Population Falls to Lowest Level in 24 Years

Heated Opposition to a Proposed Mosque

Real Justice for Juveniles


The Christian Science Monitor

Why BP wants to stop the Gulf oil spill as much as Obama

In BART murder case, police brutality, video evidence on trial

Hispanics abandon Arizona, fleeing economy, immigration law

As World Cup 2010 kicks off, where South Africa stands 16 years after apartheid


Baltimore Sun

Man shot by officer had hands in air, sources say

Baltimore City Council committee backs $15 million in new taxes

City Council committee backs police, fire pension fix


Detroit Free Press

Felons could be kept out of office

Hispanics, blacks head to suburbs

Bing details plans to slash city budget

Kilpatrick doesn't deserve to go to boot camp, Worthy says

Detroit school lands TV makeover


Star Ledger

N.J. inmate's ordered killing shows danger of cell phones in prison

N.J. legislators negotiate budget cuts as July 1 deadline approaches

Swastikas spray-painted outside Edison child care center, police say

N.J. Senate votes to abolish affordable-housing council, move control from state to towns


The Washington Post

In South Carolina, Greene is mystery man despite winning Democratic Senate nod

Clyburn: Alvin Greene is 'someone's plant' in South Carolina

White House requests meeting with BP's senior executives

Some educators question if whiteboards, other high-tech tools raise achievement

Chaos at Arlington Cemetery: Mismarked graves, dumping of urns

D.C. AIDS program faces uncertainty after director resigns

Hispanics pump up Maryland and Virginia populations


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Rare photo of slave children found in NC attic

Gwinnett is now a minority majority county


Philadelphia Inquirer

Historic bust of Richard Allen returns to Phila.

Students learn education is a tool of empowerment

Bill would extend Phila. schools' Universal Feeding program


Los Angeles Times

Brown, Whitman come out slugging

Cal State considers fee hike to counter state funding cuts


Chicago Tribune

Alumni seek landmark status for DuSable High School

The hidden housing crisis

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