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Today in Black America - July 26

POSTED: July 26, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

When Race Is the Issue, Misleading Coverage Sets Off an Uproar

Black Candidate Brings Race Into a Primary in Memphis

Race: Still Too Hot to Touch

After Waiting So Long, Rangel Dropped the Prize

Equity of Test Is Debated as Children Compete for Gifted Kindergarten

Thrown to the Wolves

You’ll Never Believe What This White House Is Missing

Ambitious New Model for 7 Newark Schools

That Cheap, Roomy Loft Can Now Be a Legal One, Too


Baltimore Sun

Rape cases dismissed by Baltimore police later found valid

O'Malley fills appellate court vacancy, makes several trial appointments

Slots referendum could impact governor's race


The Christian Science Monitor

Where is Obama's 'teachable moment' on race?

After the Shirley Sherrod furor, a pivot on racial entitlement?

Activists frustrated at Obama’s environmental record

Charles Rangel ethics mess: another thing Democrats don't need before election


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sharper skills slow
 to cut joblessness
 

Detroit Free Press

DPS board: We can fix schools

Poll: Voters favor mayoral oversight of Detroit Public Schools

Detroit blight to be tracked by law


The Washington Post

Despite House ethics probe, Charles Rangel's support remains strong in Harlem

Deportation of illegal immigrants increases under Obama administration

As Stevens retires from court, one final duel with Scalia

Chief executive of BP expected to step down

Nonprofit health insurers holding large surpluses, consumer group reports

Stabbing victim had staved off pressure to join gangs, officers say

D.C. Latino Caucus endorses Gray in mayor's race

After Africa, some Baraka School alumni soar while others struggle


Philadelphia Inquirer

Goode aide considers Council run

Pa. court says Phila. may close fire stations without union approval


Star Ledger

Three N.J. colleges rank in top 100 for return on tuition investment

N.J. Office of Smart Growth gets a new name, new boss in Lt. Gov. Guadagno

Newark City Council is increasingly defiant against Mayor Cory Booker's municipal authority proposal

Municipal watchdog groups formed by fed-up taxpayers


Chicago Tribune

White influx seen at Chicago's elite elementary schools

He beat the streets


Los Angeles Times

Radio hosts pounce on Whitman's softening her tone on immigration
 
Schwarzenegger praises his choice for chief justice

LAUSD lost almost $10 million due to inefficient inventory system, audit finds

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