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Today in Black America - January 31

POSTED: January 31, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Presses for Change but Not a New Face at the Top

Freedom vs. Security in Egypt

Clinton Calls for ‘Orderly Transition’ in Egypt

And Now, the Cheerleader in Chief

Protesters Take On Conservative Retreat

Race Remixed: Black? White? Asian? More Young Americans Choose All of the Above

Issues of Race Bubble Up as Republicans Assert New Power in Albany

Bloomberg Presses Cuomo on Teacher Seniority Rule

Don’t Know Much About History



Detroit Free Press

DPS reviewing about 30 schools for the next wave of closures

Black History Month: Foot soldiers of revolution recall hostility, hope of early '60s

Rochelle Riley: Literacy study becomes labor of love for college president

Detroit kids spread good word about their schools


The Christian Science Monitor

Jerry Brown's ploy to save $1.8 billion for California schools

Can economy's 2010 growth spurt last? Five clues.


Tuition breaks for illegal immigrants? Montgomery College faces lawsuit.

It's official: South Sudan set to secede with a 99.57 percent vote

ElBaradei to US: Take Egypt's Mubarak off life support


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Mayor Reed to control APS?

Inmates: Forced to be naked for 12 hours


Star Ledger

Crime-plagued Camden to receive network of security cameras

Jersey City program trains residents to become child care workers

Black History Month art exhibit in Morristown honors Newark art teacher


Hispanics seek their own place on redrawn N.J. legislative map

Dozens testify on how to better redraw N.J. congressional districts in front of commission

Gangs have presence in 254 towns, in every county in N.J., survey shows


Baltimore Sun

Mayor to unveil map for council districts

Race an issue when it comes to weight counseling, study says

Mary Rosemond, community activist, dies

Judge rules pregnancy center ordinance unconstitutional


The Chicago Tribune

Mayoral candidates urge early voting

Trice: Challenging the myth of black inferiority

Teens learn to use new media for social justice causes


The Washington Post

Administration aligns with Egyptian protests

Mitt Romney can't win the Republican nomination

'This was a dagger to his heart'


A judicial dressing down?

Lawmakers demand Limbaugh apology

Pr. George's ethics panel meets

More construction jobs expected


The Los Angeles Times

Gov. Jerry Brown is facing tricky environmental and energy issues in California

Capitol Journal: Chipping away at community colleges


State of the State speech: Brown to offer few dire details on taxes

Producer, stadium developers donate to group backing Villaraigosa's school board candidates





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