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Today in Black America - November 28

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The New York Times

'Spreading the Wealth' in Democrats' Favor

Cain Acknowledges Shift in His Fortunes

Senator Questions Extension of Tax Cut


The Price of Intolerance


Principals Protest Role of Testing in Evaluations


In Newark, a More Welcoming Response to Occupiers

With Blocks, Educators Go Back to Basics


The Christian Science Monitor


After extending olive branch, Los Angeles posts eviction notice on Occupy LA camp

Newt Gingrich: Union Leader endorsement a big boost in New Hampshire

Ron Paul’s strategy for winning: Independent and cross-over voters

Penn State football needs a time out


The Star Ledger


Report: Wyclef Jean's Haiti charity spent less than a third of funds raised on disaster relief

Slain Lakehurst toddler's funeral scheduled for Monday, father still sought in nationwide manhunt

Number of N.J. residents receiving food stamps doubled in last four years

Black and Hispanic N.J. residents less likely to own homes following housing crisis, U.S. Census reveals



The Washington Post


A recusal battle before the high court

Will demographic shifts save Obama?

The view from Obama’s Chicago team

Moderate Americans Elect group hopes to add third candidate to 2012 ballot

George and Mitt: Like father, not quite like son

Cain’s assertion that he could win over black voters is dismissed by analysts

Va. family struggles to get justice


Coppin State battling poor graduation rates


The Detroit Free Press

Bill would create Right to Farm Act exemption for Detroit

No child without a Christmas gift is goal of Detroit Goodfellows' fund-raiser today

Republicans use advantage in Michigan Legislature

Rochelle Riley: A new idea for an old eyesore



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

FAMU band director seeks job back

Lawsuits planned in FAMU death


No. 2 APS boss aims to rebuild trust

Georgia troops return from Iraq


Plan for Atlanta City Council's new district maps proceeds, with disagreements

Young leaders sought for Atlanta hub of Global Shapers


The Los Angeles Times

Protesters remain mostly peaceful in faceoff with police

Cash-strapped cities want workers to contribute more to pensions

42% of L.A. sidewalks await repairs

Lawmakers hedge on economic compromise

Backers of initiatives to boost revenue see growing public support

Congressional Black Caucus backs Laura Richardson in 44th District


The Chicago Tribune

Quinn names Calica new head of child welfare agency

Federal court pushes back congressional candidate filing while Illinois map in dispute


Teachers express concern over evaluation

Doctor profiles prove popular online

Exonerated, freed and facing a new life



USA Today


Syracuse fires assistant basketball coach Fine

Many poised to defy Occupy LA deadline


Ruling on Ala. immigration law averts exodus, groups say



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cuyahoga County invests in preschool, while Cleveland schools cut programs

Ohio State Patrol sees major spike in drug seizures this year

Supercommittee's failure will trigger 'some ugly things' in Ohio






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