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Today in Black America - February 21

POSTED: February 21, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Protesters in Wisconsin Say They Are Staying Put

Wisconsin Puts Obama Between Competing Desires

Dream Act Advocate Turns Failure Into Hope

U.S. ‘Gravely Concerned’ Over Violence in Libya

Marking Davis’s Confederate Inauguration

The Human Cost of Budget Cutting

New Jersey TV Station Is Accused of Failing Its Audience

Cuomo Seeks to Curb Aid to Schools Sharing Tasks


The Detroit Free Press

State of the City: Bing will present solutions, staff says


In Youngstown, Ohio, relocating residents failed

East side neighborhood hopes to score Bing's support


Rochelle Riley: Time to take your own oath to the U.S.


The Christian Science Monitor


Wisconsin protests: Do Americans agree with tea party view of unions?

House descends into federal budget-cutting chaos, just as planned

If Obama opposes Israeli settlement activity, why did US veto UN vote?

Ivory Coast police fire live rounds to disperse protest as African Union ponders mediation


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

APS denies obstruction

Courtwatchers keep an eye on justice



The Washington Post


Federal, state and local debt hits post-WWII levels


House GOP spares no pet projects in trimming budget

A game of budget 'chicken'

Walker, union challenger


Civil rights-era cases put back in spotlight

The Tea Party is winning

Revisionists having a ball with Civil War anniversary


Poll sheds light on race, economy

Fannie, Freddie and diversity


The Baltimore Sun

'Negro Mountain' debate reveals divide

In Md., one in 4 who register at MVA fail to make voter rolls

Maryland gets a C for teaching of American history

Dan Rodricks: Glendening: 'Life means life' absolutism was wrong

Grocery bills on the rise


The Star Ledger

Braun: Christie, administration defend, disparage N.J. data to bolster schools agenda


Documentary recounts West Windsor neighborhood built in 50s around racial integration

Bridgewater ordinance could block proposed mosque

N.J. family of Tuskegee Airmen member receives Congressional Gold Medal

Texas prepares to give college students, professors right to carry guns on campus

After-school initiative in Irvington keeps kids off the streets with lessons in art, dance



Chicago Tribune

Wis. Republicans up pressure on Democrats to return

Chicago mayoral candidates Rahm Emanuel, Gery Chico and others scour the city for votes ahead of Tuesday's election

City clerk hopefuls see post as power check

City Council headed for a makeover


Population drops in most Chicago neighborhoods

The way to do multiculturalism right


The Los Angeles Times

Bell corruption case boosts scrutiny in other California cities

Obama makes pitch for his education and high-tech agenda



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