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Today in Black America - August 30

POSTED: August 30, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Pledges Commitment to New Orleans

For Obama, Steep Learning Curve as Chief in War

For Republicans, an ’80 Déjà Vu?

Policy Options Dwindle as Economic Fears Grow

Orange County Is No Longer Nixon Country

Obama Dismisses Faith Rumors

Revisiting Black History on Martha’s Vineyard

America Is Better Than This

It's Witch Hunt Season

Imam Says Politics Has Stoked Controversy Over Center

Powell vs. Rangel: Testy Remake After 40 Years


Baltimore Sun

New school year to bring more federal dollars

Baltimore teacher triumphs after former student kills her son

Judge campaigns to restore reputation of city's first schools superintendent

Candidates often accused of living outside districts, but residency challenges are hard to prove


Detroit Free Press

5,000 march in downtown Detroit, urge rebuilding nation

Detroit schools' 'I'm in' campaign hits the streets

Let's discuss accountable City Council


Star Ledger

Port Authority: World Trade Center memorial will be completed in 2011

Private company's redevelopment of New Brunswick could be model for Atlantic City revamp

Jersey City business administrator under fire for keeping finance director job in Orange

State lawmakers looking at on-campus safety

Future of N.J. school reform remains uncertain without federal funds, permanent education chief

New programs, lost busing to greet Essex students heading back to school


The Christian Science Monitor

Obama vows to end 'turf wars, red tape' hindering Katrina recovery

Would New Orleans levees hold for a second Katrina?

Hurricane Katrina anniversary: Can New Orleans' new mayor revive the city?

Katrina anniversary: How well has recovery money been spent?

After Katrina, New Orleans housing goes green

Rwanda dismisses UN report detailing possible Hutu genocide in Congo

How moderate Muslims in Africa view NYC mosque debate
 
Canada arrests of citizens raise concerns of homegrown terrorism



The Washington Post

Obama vows to 'stand with' gulf area on fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

After Washington rally, Glenn Beck assails Obama's religion

Beware the wolf and its twisted call

There was nothing to fear on Aug. 28, 1963

Civil rights' new 'owner': Glenn Beck

NYC Mosque: Time to act?

UDC opens its first student housing with an eye to a livelier campus

Analysis: Poll shows voters like Fenty's achievements, but maybe not his style

Rhee: Performance money coming soon


Chicago Tribune

Katrina refugees find support on Chicago's big shoulders

Slain Chicago teen was caught in middle of shooting

Aurora youths find focus

Speak Ebonics? DEA is looking for translators

Rebuilding a community


Philadelphia Inquirer

As unemployed lose benefits, more seek welfare benefits

As the school year begins, many districts in the Philadelphia region remain without teacher contracts

Pennsylvania coal plants face big changes under planned EPA pollution-control rules


Los Angeles Times

Brown's low-key campaign confounds pundits who urged him to spend more

Teachers blast L.A. Times for releasing teacher effectiveness rankings

Begging for an education

UC, CSU, community college chiefs plead for quick budget passage

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