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Today in Black America - September 28

POSTED: September 28, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Scorning Voting, Protests Surge Globally

Senate Reaches Deal to Avert Government Shutdown


Governing by Crisis


Seizing Populist Mantle, Obama Pushes Jobs Bill

Students’ Knowledge of Civil Rights History Has Deteriorated, Study Finds


Report Details Wide Abuse in Los Angeles Jail System

State Workers’ Union Rejects Contract, Risking 3,500 Layoffs


Koch Endorses Obama in 2012


The Christian Science Monitor

The campaign contribution scramble: Will Mitt Romney keep GOP lead?


Government shutdown averted: Why did Congress get this close?

Obama approval tumbles in California: Is Golden State in play for GOP?

Africa Rising: African countries create new rules in the oil game


The Washington Post


Promoting his jobs bill, Obama highlights $60 billion for schools

Senate Democrats won’t take up jobs bill immediately, Reid says


CBC members face tough primaries

A top adviser sharpens Obama’s edge

USPS employees speak out

Survey: Bleak picture of D.C. middle schools

Ex-D.C. tax worker accused of stealing $400,000


D.C. school board member arrested, charged

Prosecutor, defense spar in Currie trial

Prince George’s bill would ban slots


The Star Ledger


State employees challenging legality of pension law want to combine lawsuit

N.J. Turnpike Authority expects $55M drop in revenue in 2011

Anti-terrorism fences being installed along Garden State Parkway in southern N.J.

Christie sounds like a candidate, but won't say whether he's running for president

Newark cigarette bust leads to seizure of $5,700 worth of Oxycodone pills

Former Millville High basketball and football star missing



The Detroit Free Press


Thieves take Douglass high's football gear right before Homecoming

MSU gets $2.6M to boost preschool science teaching

Poll shows Michigan voters lukewarm to governor's education proposal

Detroit police make progress on reforms

Would U.S. Rep. Hansen Clarke's proposal benefit Detroit?


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Troy Davis funeral is Saturday

Cut jobless benefits to repay feds?

Enrollment drops at technical colleges

Teen cousins get life sentences


Cops: Girlfriend killed Fulton student

Mayor Reed to keynote lecture series on civic engagement

APS hiring elementary and middle school teachers


The Baltimore Sun

Maryland's gambling future taking shape

Rick Perry raises $75,000 at breakfast in Baltimore

State board to meet over next superintendent

Currie's future hangs in balance



The Chicago Tribune


Survey finds most parents support longer CPS school day idea


Nearly 20% of Cook County seniors may miss property tax breaks


The Los Angeles Times


California's budget faces new legal challenges

L.A. County rejects bid for second Latino-majority district


Study finds low graduation rates among part-time college students

Volunteers accuse deputies of abusing inmates

Chief of reeling Kansas City schools abruptly quits


USA Today


Can Congress be fixed? 3 options

Obama heads into fundraising mode


No Child Left Behind option meets praise and caution



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Sherrod Brown still holds lead against potential opponents, but President Obama's Ohio standing is low

Ohio Department of Education unveils ratings for federally funded tutoring

Rep. Marcia Fudge pledges help to save Postal Service


Cleveland school board cancels layoffs of more than 300 teachers


Deadline to apply for dealer positions at Cleveland's Horseshoe Casino is noon Friday







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