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Today in Black America - September 12

POSTED: September 12, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Democrats Fret Aloud Over Obama’s Chances

At Pentagon, No Words Will Fill Void


On 9/11, Vows of Remembrance

Cheering on the Death Machine

Johnson and Roosevelt Legacies at Stake in Fiscal Fight

Pressure Builds on Deficit Panel to ‘Go Big,’ Beyond Its Mandate, in Cuts

Heralded Girls Basketball Star Is Shot to Death in Manhattan


Prosecution Seeks to Focus Trial on Election Aide, Not the Mayor

G.O.P. Senators in Albany Block Federal Aid to Fulfill Part of Health Law



The Christian Science Monitor


How 9/11 made Barack Obama a war president

9/11 Anniversary: Around the country, Americans pause to remember

While Obama gets aggressive on jobs bill, GOP plays nice ... for now

Obama payroll tax cuts: Economists differ on how many jobs they'd create


The Washington Post

Capital gains tax policy feeds rich-poor gap

Obama to send jobs bill to Congress on Monday

Nation, world mark 9/11 anniversary

Unity becomes a distant memory

Obama’s weakness emerges as strength

MLK memorial dedication set for Oct. 16


The Star Ledger

Middletown remembers 37 residents killed in Sept. 11 attacks

At Jersey City mosque, quiet reflection on 9/11 anniversary

Interfaith service in Newark remembers 9/11 attacks


N.J. Supreme Court starts session with a new justice and varying case load

In Paterson, prayers for the strength to endure as flooding ordeal drags on


The Detroit Free Press

Potential jurors in underwear bombing case due in court this week

Patrons protest proposed closure of 6 Detroit Public Library branches

How the super committee stacks up on the partisan divide


Law officials, Arab-American community try to reach understanding

Education Achievement Authority chancellor starting from scratch on statewide school system

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing's office blames bus delays on angry mechanics



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


High school in south Atlanta sends all its grads to college

Interfaith service helps bridge religious gaps

Texas district pays ex-Atlanta school official Augustine $188,000 for day's work

Fulton's projected 2012 shortfall shrinks

Programs helps teen girls develop leadership skills


The Baltimore Sun

The Democratic candidates for mayor of Baltimore

O'Malley to campaign for Rawlings-Blake, Brown

Crowded fields, strong incumbents in City Council races


More Balto. grads attend 2-year colleges; fewer earn degrees



The Chicago Tribune


Madigan says he's willing to work with Quinn in effort to avoid layoffs


Going glove to glove with Mayor Emanuel


Job plan largely ignores housing woes



The Los Angeles Times


As they gain strength, state Democrats act a bit like Republicans


Congressional redistricting referendum cleared for signature-gathering


USA Today


Bullying has parents turning to court

Analysis: Expect 'yes' on tax cuts

Obama's day: Back to the jobs bill


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio's high-risk health insurance coverage faces challenges

Cuyahoga County Executive Ed Fitzgerald says county will target property tax delinquents


University of Cincinnati president has a unique perspective on his life as a black man










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