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Today in Black America - September 3

POSTED: September 03, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Fewer Young Voters See Themselves as Democrats

Justice Dept. Sues Sheriff Over Bias Investigation

U.S. Asks Educators to Reinvent Student Tests, and How They Are Given

I.R.S. Looks at Finances of Planned Parenthood

Justice Dept. Sues Sheriff Over Bias Investigation

As Mayor, Brown Remade Oakland’s Downtown and Himself

Mistrust and the Mosque

New Yorkers Want Islamic Center Moved, Poll Finds

Clergy Seeks Less Tension Among Faiths


Baltimore Sun

Candidates test waters of early voting

Violetville school community celebrates new building

Laura Vozzella: Sheila Dixon is still ready for her close-up


Star Ledger

N.J. is among coalition of states awarded Race to the Top funds to assess standardized tests

Gov. Christie pushes bill to convert New Jersey Network into independent entity

Ousted Newark superintendent to remain in post at start of school year
 
Newark students start school year amid series of changes

Hoping for a star to run the city schools

N.J. faces class-action lawsuit by immigrants denied FamilyCare in budget cuts


The Christian Science Monitor

Illegal immigrants: Which states have lost the most?

Gangs vs. Chicago police: an open feud over blame for street violence

Low mortgage rates go lower. Better days ahead for housing market?

Israeli-Palestinian talks: no breakthroughs, but a way forward

Strikes in South Africa could have long-term economic consequences


Detroit Free Press

Detroit told to hand over records in Greene case

28 schools to get federal grants

Detroit police gun buyback nets 800 weapons

Getting to the real truth about bigotry


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Lawsuit claims Trammell taped sexual encounters with employees

DeKalb COO fired amid charges of improper relationship with subordinate

Former Atlanta cop admits to corruption, drug charges


The Washington Post

White House considers pre-midterm package of business tax breaks to spur hiring

Put the millionaires' tax money to good use

NAACP watches for 'tea party' racism, stirs controversy

Is Glenn Beck's rise good for Mormonism?

D.C. school to name hallway in honor of retired custodian

Vincent Gray wins key endorsement from fellow council member in D.C. mayor race

D.C. gang statute faces first test in 2008 shooting case


Philadelphia Inquirer

Fewer Philly schools deemed dangerous, report says

Two more women say PHA director Carl Greene harassed them

Task force cites high dropout rates for African American, Latino students

Multi-agency effort targets crimes against Asian businesses

Seventh child found in car in Parx Casino lot


Chicago Tribune

Amid the murders, Gangbangers' press event was just killing time

Gang members grumble over police, anger parents of slaying victims

Chicago renters, condo buyers could get protections


Los Angeles Times

Gubernatorial candidate Brown says he can bring Californians together

Bell assessed illegal sewer fees

Green revolution comes to urban neighborhoods

California to use new type of nationwide school tests

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