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Today in Black America - March 22

POSTED: March 22, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

A Libyan Fight for Democracy, or a Civil War?

A Dangerous Pursuit

Attack Renews Debate Over Congressional Consent


Ex-Governor of Minnesota Enters Race for President

A Proud ‘Lobbyist’ and ‘Southerner’ Weighs ‘President’


Separate and Unequal

President Underscores Similarities With Brazilians, but Ignores One

Incentives Offered to Raise College Graduation Rates

City Is Planning Major Cuts in the Construction of Schools


Probation for State Senator


The Detroit Free Press

Snyder turns up heat on Michigan cities

State Democrats highlight effects of proposed school cuts in new Web site

Doctor guilty in DPS corruption scandal faces drug, health care fraud charges

Detroit Public TV to return to city

Statue honoring Rosa Parks in Flint remains crated


The Christian Science Monitor

Libya intervention: Tea party and liberal Democrats make unusual allies

Wisconsin redux: Indiana Democrats flee state in protest

Haiti elects new president for Herculean task

China grabs Latin America, well ahead of Obama's outreach


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Reed wants to appoint some APS members

Case to decide charter school control

APS teachers’ contracts held amid cheating scandal



The Star Ledger

N.J. drug courts should be model for other states, reports say

Newark carjacking suspects charged by U.S. authorities face up to 30 years in prison

N.J. court awards former student $2M in UMDNJ expulsion case

N.J. health department announces 6 medical marijuana growers, sellers


N.J. Senate passes bill that would fine companies that prohibit the unemployed from applying

N.J. Department of Labor looks to simplify unemployment claims with expanded website


The Baltimore Sun

Bill would beef up state regulation of for-profit universities

Senate panel: Consider combining two state universities

Violence highlights lax gun sentencing, city police commissioner says



Chicago Tribune

Glimmer of hope in housing market


Bluesman Pinetop Perkins, oldest Grammy-winner, dies

U. of C. opens doors for top high schoolers


Judge is critical of Blagojevich motion to have trial dismissed


University of Illinois trustees to consider 6.9 percent increase in tuition


The Washington Post

New rifts open in international coalition in Libya


Obama’s political problem in Libya


Could Haley Barbour break the mold?


McCaskill’s $287K in unpaid taxes

Evangelist Colson’s final mission

Man freed after 27 years in prison for crimes he didn’t commit

Detective testifies in D.C. shooting hearing involving 15-year-old girl



The Los Angeles Times

L.A. public housing authority fires its CEO


Senator seeks to block California reactor license renewals pending seismic study

Plan would expedite sale of surplus federal property

California budget: Early June ballot could pose ‘great risk’ of disenfranchising voters, elections official warns

Students continue trend of applying to more colleges



USA Today


Jobs outlook rosier than data show


Black populations decline in major U.S. cities

Vermont nuke plant gets federal OK for 20-year renewal

Lugar: Obama needs congressional approval for 'war' in Libya

Technology allows citizens to be part of redistricting process


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