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Today in Black America - March 23

POSTED: March 23, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Detroit Census Confirms a Desertion Like No Other

Justices Back Employee in Wage Complaint Case

Women Seeking Abortions in South Dakota to Get Anti-Abortion Advice

Obama Calls for an Economic Cure for Illegal Immigration


Virginia Thomas to Write for Daily Caller

Race Issues Rise for Miami Police

Judge Is Critical of Cuts in Aid for New Jersey Schools


The Detroit Free Press


Census: Detroit shrank; Macomb County grew; burbs changed

Census and race: Detroit's Inner-ring suburbs gain diversity

Detroit likely to lose some clout after redistricting

2010 census may be the final thud before comeback

Detroit promises to fight census count

Detroiters attribute population decline to crime, poor schools, few jobs

Award for Kid Rock defended by NCAAP's Wendell Anthony


The Christian Science Monitor

South Dakota anti-abortion law breaks new ground

Fewer US schools qualify as 'dropout factories'

Wisconsin redux: Indiana Democrats flee state in protest


U.S. citizenship test: Why Americans can't name the original 17 colonies

Libyan officials decry air strikes as immoral and undemocratic

Obama's Latin American trip adds to his mulitlateral approach


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb educator indicted for changing records


Family sues DeKalb, claiming cops' Taser killed son

83 percent of 8th-graders pass state writing test

Taxpayers group wants Reed for ally on pension reform


The Star Ledger

Judge says Christie's school budget cuts violated constitution, fell heavily on high-risk districts


More than 1,000 cram into Newark school to debate plan to expand charters into Newark school campuses


Food stamp use, poverty rates sharply rise among N.J. children during recession

Poverty rate spiked in New Jersey during 2009, report finds

Camden gets attention for innovative effort to control health care costs


The Baltimore Sun


Baltimore City Community College to cut 14 degree programs


Research dollars spur call to merge UMB, College Park

Spector bills city $1,155 for trip to neighboring D.C.

81 percent of kindergartners ready to learn

Most businesses don't have big hiring plans for 2011


Chicago Tribune

Teacher pension math doesn't add up

DuPage County approves controversial mosque

Lure of free manicures brings women in for mammograms

First wave of emails opposed Wis. gov's union bill



The Washington Post

Allied strikes pummel Libya’s air force but do little to stop attacks on civilians


Tokyo tap water unfit for infants


Image-shaping for health-care law’s birthday


Justice Department sues on behalf of Muslim teacher, triggering debate

Hearing on protecting Muslims’ civil rights

Pair of Supreme Court rulings makes it easier to sue companies

‘Now when I hear his name, I feel guilt’

D.C. Council member funds probed

Protesters seek jobs on 11th Street Bridge

Maryland relying on debt


The Los Angeles Times


Brown looks at ways to put tax measure on ballot without GOP votes

Bill to bar prison cellphones passes key vote in California Senate

Top California courts administrator to step down

Not-so-public education


U.S. education secretary calls for overhaul of No Child Left Behind

Cal State University to cut enrollment, faculty, staff and more


USA Today

New Hampshire diversifying but slowly

FBI eyes cross-burning in prosperous U.S. town

Mass. big cities grow amid losses

Global crises overshadow Obama's 2011 agenda

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