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Today in Black America - September 17

POSTED: September 17, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Hoping to Keep Majority, Democrats Wield It

After Delaware, G.O.P. Senate Takeover Appears Much Less Likely

Democrats Reach Out to Hispanics on Immigration Bill

At Harvard, Protest Over Honoree’s Remarks About Muslims

Poverty Rate Rose Sharply in 2009, Says Census Bureau

Jobs Recovery in City Outpaces State and U.S.

Harlem Children’s Zone Gets $20 Million Gift


The Christian Science Monitor

Senate passes small-business jobs bill, opening tax cut battle

US adds 4.8 million more to ranks of the poor as poverty rate jumps

Obama: CEOs joining to push math, science education

Obama touts US exports plan again, as voters stew over slow economy

Haiti election commission under scrutiny for ties to President René Préval

Newt Gingrich dissertation on Congo sheds light on his jab that Obama is 'anticolonial'


Baltimore Sun

Two dead after standoff at Hopkins

Polls show Bernstein's still leading in Baltimore state's attorney race

Jessamy's official spokeswoman speaks up about campaign

Jessamy continues to question voting figures as challenger's lead widens


Detroit Free Press

Let the public see Tamara Greene files, lawyer asks

What the City of Detroit says on Tamara Greene's death

2 Detroit schools to partner with John Hopkins University

Bill advances on 4-year community college degrees


Star Ledger

Gov. Christie wants to end free tolls, rides for N.J.'s transit employees

Gov. Christie vetoes DRPA's actions to restore free bridge passage, train ride perks to employees

N.J. Assembly committee approves displaying ads on school buses

Federal authorities charge 53 in 'staggering' bank-fraud scheme

Federal court reverses one of ex-Newark Mayor Sharpe James' corruption convictions

N.J. ACLU sues Camden police for allegedly planting drugs on city residents


The Washington Post

White House rips Forbes article

A mother's education has a huge effect on a child's health

Civil rights panel debates its future

Sen. DeMint backs record of supporting conservatives in midterm primaries

Emanuel, Jackson discuss Chicago mayor's race

Fenty endorses Gray at unity breakfast


Chicago Tribune

Jesse Jackson Jr. says a mayoral race against Rahm Emanuel would be 'a heavyweight fight'

Candidates for County Board president debate health care oversight

DIY schools


Los Angeles Times

Boxer TV ad condemns Fiorina's raises, layoffs at HP

Newt Gingrich, 'factually insane'


Atlanta Journal Constitution

More Georgians uninsured in 2009

Murders of women by men high in Georgia

















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