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Today in Black America - April 4

POSTED: April 04, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

House Republicans Propose $4 Trillion in Cuts Over Decade

An Iowa Stop in a Broad Effort to Revitalize the Religious Right

A Wiki Takes Aim at Obama

G.O.P's 2012 Strategy Puts Focus on Timing

How Slavery Really Ended in America

On Eve of Redefining Malcolm X, Biographer Dies

Ballot Subtext: Budget Crisis and Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

For New York's Well-to-Do, What to Do With Tax Windfall?

New Districts Seen as Aiding Democrats in New Jersey


Detroit Free Press

Detroit had its chance, experts say of census

Shrinking Detroit can map out its future with census data

Rochelle Riley: DPS students can step up effort to clean school grounds, neighborhoods


Criticism of state employees pains weary welfare caseworker

Snyder's pension proposals upset retiree


The Christian Science Monitor

Obama about to launch his reelection campaign. It could cost $1 billion.

Hillary Clinton now most popular figure in Obama administration

Why Terry Jones Quran burning spurred two days of deadly Afghan protests

Terry Jones: How free speech and Quran burning can lead to violence

Nigeria election delay marks yet another setback for democracy

Heavy fighting in Ivory Coast as forces clash around presidential palace


The Atlanta Journal Cosntitution

Census could cost DeKalb, Cobb


Economy leaves metro budgets facing deficits

Survey looks at how Atlantans feel about crime


The Star Ledger

Newark man denies killing Malcolm X, lawyer says

Redistricting commission approves Democratic-proposed legislative map

N.J. Democrats retain advantage in upcoming legislative elections

March in Newark to mark 43rd anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination

Unemployment benefits bill sent to Gov. Chris Christie

Newark school election shaping up into heated political battle

Five Irvington High School students accused of beating math teacher are expelled


The Baltimore Sun

O'Malley fights to preserve agenda

Baltimore housing authority says it won't pay millions in lead poisoning judgments


The Washington Post

Obama announces 2012 bid via YouTube


Fact Checker: Obama’s war authority

Aide sees two priorities intertwined

Book revisits Malcolm X assassination

From MLK, a dream for the middle class that cannot be allowed to die

Charter schools’ youth movment

Gray proposes raising income taxes on wealthy

Obama opposes Boehner’s D.C. school choice bill, but does not threaten veto


Chicago Tribune

Wisconsin's union battle prompts perpetual political war

Girl, 6, gives frank talk about obesity, bullying

Baby Tamia: Catching up with the girl who changed adoption in Illinois

A 'reverse beauty pageant' for tyrants



The Los Angeles Times


Number of aspiring teachers plummets

Singled-out L.A. Unified teacher shares skills with colleagues

Critics' review unexpectedly supports scientific consensus on global warming


USA Today


Larger debt debate looms

Obama begins 2012 run with challenges, advantages

2001 riots led to top-down change for Cincinnati police

Tucson shooting victim honored by angel statue

Released from jail, Mississippi sisters still seek full pardon

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