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Today in Black America - September 27

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The New York Times

Obama, Empathy and the Midterms

How to Tilt an Election Through Redistricting

Job Loss Looms as Part of Stimulus Act Expires

Lax State Gun Laws Tied to Crimes in Other States

Raters Ignored Proof of Unsafe Loans, Panel Is Told

We Haven’t Hit Bottom Yet

Cuomo Facing Criticism From Blacks

Number of Tenants Owing Back Rent Rises Sharply at City Housing Authority


Star Ledger

N.J. breast cancer rate is nation's seventh highest

Newark Mayor Booker says Facebook CEO's $100M donation will not be used for private-school vouchers

N.J. senator pushes law allowing residents to carry handguns

N.J. schools may include curriculum on handling dating violence

Newark Mayor Booker likely to seek third term on heels of $100M schools grant

Newark residents sound off on how to improve city's school system

Facebook dispute sparked fatal shooting at N.J. birthday party, family says


The Christian Science Monitor

Barbara Boxer, Jerry Brown lead in new California poll

Americans remain wary of Islam

Fight over GOP 'Pledge to America' sets scene for November election

'Waiting for "Superman" ': A simplistic view of education reform?

If he wants to be Chicago's mayor, Rahm Emanuel faces uphill fight

Venezuela election: Hugo Chávez's largest challenge yet


The Washington Post

Obama looks to reenergize youth vote, get late Democratic surge for midterms

Democrats say tax-cut vote likely to be held after elections

Three states may keep us guessing about midterm results after elections

Jackson's wife: 'My heart will heal' after affair

Bias led to 'gutting' of New Black Panthers case, Justice official says

In Prince George's, Baker has big plans to improve schools, make government accountable

Rhee needs to take a look in the mirror


Detroit Free Press


Detroiters question city's priorities as vacant houses sit

Lawyer in Greene suit will question ex-mayoral bodyguard again

DPS' Bobb: 'Good things are happening in Detroit'

Detroit students get new school options


Baltimore Sun

City to promote healthy living with week of events

Thousands of city students lack vision care, report says


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Bishop Eddie Long tells worshippers, "I'm gonna fight"

Bishop Eddie Long | Aggressive tone in dealing with scandalous allegations

Atlanta drug squad tries to turn over new leaf

Repeat offender clogs Atlanta justice system


Chicago Tribune

Comer Prep shines as beacon of hope

A hope that grandchildren can know their mothers

Chicago churches screen parishioners for HIV

Saving Rep. Jackson


Philadelphia Inquirer

Innocent in shooting, Nicetown youth spent five months in prison

Kennett Square mural celebrates town's role along the Underground Railroad

Annette John-Hall: With the death penalty, you'd better be sure the case is air tight

Inquirer Editorial: Greene had enabler


Los Angeles Times

Entrepreneur program to help at-risk teens learn business smarts

Latino voters in California still reluctant to embrace GOP candidates, poll shows

Brown leads Whitman 49%-44% in poll

Bell crackdowns hand statewide candidates a chance to shine

The GOP's 'Pledge to America'; education solutions for young black males; low-wage jobs

Texas education board wants to limit mentions of Islam in world history textbooks























































 

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