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Today in Black America - January 17

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The New York Times

Discord in G.O.P. as Conservatives Air Differences

Romney Is Opponents’ Main Target in G.O.P. Debate

Editorial: Taxes and Transparency

Black Voters Are Wary as Hopefuls Seek Kinship

Four Evangelical Leaders Reaffirm Support for Gingrich

Invoking King, Cuomo and Bloomberg Stoke Fight on Teacher Review Impasse

Split by Race and Wealth, but Discovering Similarities as They Study Steinbeck

Despite Long Slide by Kodak, Company Town Avoids Decay


The Christian Science Monitor

Martin Luther King, Jr. and the decline in what younger generations know about him

Martin Luther King, Jr.: How would American life be different without him?

'Occupy Congress' attempts to get lawmakers' attention

Occupy Nigeria victory: president to cut fuel prices


The Star Ledger

Newark police arrest 6 in connection to weekend crimes, confiscate guns and drugs

Jersey City assemblyman apologizes for Facebook post calling Philadelphia Eagles 'gaybirds'

Citing Martin Luther King, North Jersey officials, clergy and community leaders issue joint statement on Jewish temple attacks

Braun: Menendez judge flap brings to light intriguing legal question


Trenton teacher takes legal battle to state court

For Martin Luther King Jr. Day, civil rights activists take to Newark to call for economic justice


The Detroit Free Press

Controversial Mayor Janice Daniels thrusts Troy into national spotlight

'Pretend that you are a slave' assignment angers Melvindale parent


Detroiters remember King, share his message


Democrat to challenge Patterson

'3 evils' of poverty, racism, militarism must be toppled, says Snyder on MLK Day

Michigan's public universities see 24% increase in 'unrestricted' net assets

State program reaches out to keep kids in school


The Washington Post


Romney widens distance from GOP pack


Poll finds 84 percent of Americans disapprove of job Congress is doing

How the rich got richer

Crowds flock to King Memorial on day honoring the slain civil rights leader


MLK Day parade in D.C. returns to national holiday

Robinson: The myth of no-fault capitalism

In D.C. loan program, mortgage defaults abound



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

King Day commemorated by dreamers and doers

Ebenezer pastor criticizes Gingrich

200,000 MLK documents go online

Classmates remember King

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to visit China in trade mission in March


The Chicago Tribune

King holiday marked by march for 'education justice'

On MLK Day, teens hear black veteran's memories of racism


Glanton: The 'angry black woman' stereotype


Religious leaders, Occupy Chicago celebrate King

Trice: Timuel Black Jr.'s memorabilia is rare glimpse into black Chicago


The Los Angeles Times


Honoring King by sprucing up school

Homeless make up growing number of Calif. welfare recipients

Voters need facts, not myths


Tenured UC Riverside professor faces rare firing discussions


Budget plan would raise the bar for Cal Grant financial aid


USA Today


Experts: More schools likely to lose accreditation

Nation honors King's legacy, breakthroughs


Polls: Job approval for Congress sinks lower

Cincinnati holds gun buyback on King holiday


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Panels, prayers, arts mark MLK Day


Clarence Bozeman of Maple Heights was driver for Martin Luther King Jr. (video)

Getting students ready for college is shared goal of Ohio Board of Regents, Department of Education

Foreclosure prevention changes may help Ohioans

Ohio has 840,000 students getting school lunch aid



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