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Today in Black America - September 24

POSTED: September 24, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Muslims Report Rising Discrimination at Work

Hidden Under Tax-Exempt Cloak, Political Dollars Flow

Some Obama Allies Fear School Lunch Bill Could Rob Food Stamp Program

Senate Democrats Delay a Vote on Bush Tax Cuts

The Jackson Star Has Dimmed, but It’s Still Shining

A Wave of Addiction and Crime, with the Medicine Cabinet to Blame

Woman, 41, Is Executed in Virginia

Downhill With the G.O.P.

Schools Run by Newark May Yet Reflect Christie’s Vision

The Christian Science Monitor

Teresa Lewis: the face of gender differences on death row

Republicans unveil Pledge to America, but where was Paul Ryan?

GOP's Pledge to America laced with 'tea party' slogans

Texting caused total 'distracted driving' deaths to rise, study finds

Baltimore Sun

Md. job-creation tax credit gets few takers so far

New commander to oversee city police sex offense unit

Star Ledger

Gov. Christie, Newark Mayor Cory Booker attempt to lessen Race to the Top error with Oprah show

Gov. Christie, on eve of Oprah appearance, says Newark schools 'in dire need'

Possible candidates for Newark schools superintendent

N.J. schools weighing best ways to spend $268M in federal funds

N.J. senator pushes for subpoenas to compel Christie, officials to testify on Race to the Top gaffe

Newark residents torn by Christie plan to give Booker oversight of city schools on Oprah

Orange gets $23.3M to build affordable housing

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Bishop Eddie Long, attorney issue first statements on scandal

Bishop Eddie Long | ‘Not in hiding;' tweets appreciation for support

Bishop Eddie Long | ‘Masculine journey' bedrock of ministry for young men

In D.C., Reed pushes streetcar fund request

Henrietta Lacks and her family honored at Morehouse

Detroit Free Press

City makes public its bid to dismiss Tamara Greene lawsuit

Ex-Detroit official testifies before grand jury

Aretha Franklin says her son had surgery after attack

Omni Detroit Hotel to close its doors

Chicago Tribune

Controversial UIC professor denied emeritus status

A star is born

Many gay men in Chicago who have HIV don't know it, CDC says

Illinois kids get better start, but quality fades, education study says

The Washington Post

Rallying cry

The GOP's Hooey to America

The GOP breaks its 'Pledge to America'

The GOP's 'Pledge to America': Deficits can rest easy

Other black mayors grapple with forces that led to Fenty's downfall

NAACP leaders reach out to gay rights groups

Gray, Rhee talk - about schools, not her future

Los Angeles Times

D.A.'s office investigates former Bell police chief's pension deal

California leaders reach 'framework' of budget deal

GOP's 'Pledge to America' offers no answers to serious problems

Brown presses Whitman on Prop. 23

L.A. on track for record-low number of killings, police chief says

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