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Today in Black America - February 28

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The New York Times

Demonstrators Can Continue Overnight Stays in Wisconsin Capitol

Unions Debate What to Give to Save Bargaining


Absorbing the Pain


Rallying for States’ Rights, G.O.P. Legislators Tell Washington to Go Away


PBS Faces New Threat in Federal Budget

Tea Party Group Issues Warning to the G.O.P.

Security Council Calls for War Crimes Inquiry in Libya


Cuomo’s Budget Strategy, Getting Adversaries to Suggest Cuts, Is Paying Off

Housing Agency’s Computer Woes Put Aid Recipients in Limbo


Concern for Underclass as the City Progresses on Its Willets Point Plan


Detroit Free Press

High-risk investments cost Detroit $408M

What Midtown Detroit can learn from West Philadelphia college district's renaissance

Detroit Public Library to cut 83 workers

Detroit residents rally against outside influence on city institutions

This week in Michigan history: Race riot breaks out over blacks moving in



The Christian Science Monitor

Around the US, rallies lend moral support to Wisconsin public workers

Gates's warning: Avoid land war in Asia, Middle East, and Africa

Jail time for sneaking kids into a better school: Was justice served?


Gates's warning: Avoid land war in Asia, Middle East, and Africa


UN Security Council hits Qaddafi with sanctions, war crimes investigations


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

APS official believes she’s a scapegoat

Hall's contract may face outside review


The Star Ledger

Officials at odds over gang presence in Elizabeth

Sussex County Technical School joins growing number of N.J. vo-tech schools in charging tuition to sending districts


Proposed extension of gas line through densely populated northeastern N.J. has critics, proponents


East Orange council, attorney investigate sex harassment allegations against city Mayor Robert Bowser

Newark parents, educators alarmed by school reform proposal


Trenton cancels furlough plans for 600 city workers after N.J. officials object


The Baltimore Sun

Gardens to honor Coretta Scott King


John Thomas Chambers Jr., Annapolis' first black mayor, dies

City officials call for review of towing program


Chicago Tribune

Shortfall hits day care center

Author's childhood experience forms tales about gangs

Farrakhan: Revolution imminent in U.S.

First blow to Emanuel team

Black youths need more history lessons than just Black History Month

Unions and the consequences of not voting

Emanuel defuses the race bomb



The Los Angeles Times

School charter set for renewal despite evidence of cheating

Waste throws wrench into Los Angeles community colleges' massive project

UC San Diego reacts to racially offensive e-mail

For chronic truants, a GPS program can help them make the grade


The famed Morehouse College Glee Club celebrates its 100th year


Telling Libya's story over the Internet


USA Today

St. Louis' population ebbs; Missouri diversity grows

As clock ticks, tension rises over a federal shutdown


Why aren't more moguls indicted in the financial meltdown?

In Civil War, the Bible became a weapon

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