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Jazz legend and band leader, Dizzy Gillespie, was born in 1917 in Cheraw, SC. He would become one of the genre's great ambassadors.

Today in Black America - March 21

POSTED: March 21, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Romney Wins by Wide Margin in Illinois Contest

Pennsylvania Rises in Importance for Santorum After Loss in Illinois

Close G.O.P. Primary in House Race; Jackson Survives Challenge to Defend Seat

Gay Donors, Key Group for Obama, to Plot Strategy in Washington

House G.O.P. Lays Down Marker With New Budget Plan


A Florida Law Gets Scrutiny After a Teenager’s Killing

Supreme Court Revisits Issue of Harsh Sentences for Juveniles


Mayoral Hopefuls All Make Time for Teachers’ Union Leader

Longshoremen’s Union Remains Defiant Over Diversity Plan


The Christian Science Monitor


Trayvon Martin case: use of Stand Your Ground law or pursuit of a black teen?

Does Supreme Court decision on sick leave hint at health-care law ruling?


Paul Ryan releases new GOP budget plan: What's in it?


The Star Ledger


Dashboard cameras installed in 52 Newark police cars


Panel chosen by Christie endorses N.J. Supreme Court nominees

Citizens groups press Senate committee to question Christie's Supreme Court nominees


Despite N.J. church's effort, Indonesian immigrant deported

Christie plans to push forward with Rowan-Rutgers merger despite outcry

Gov. Christie announces $1M scholarship initiative for students in urban school districts


The Detroit Free Press

Judge adds new hurdle for Detroit consent deal


Arrest has lawyers, legal experts questioning treatment of attorney David Dunn

Rosa Parks' relatives ask judge to protect property claim

Detroit City Council's challenge likely to delay services for poor people


Detroit City Council to challenge loss of $70 million in state, federal funding due to DHS misspending



The Washington Post


Mitt Romney won Illinois. So what?

A Romney victory but long road ahead

President Obama’s daughters’ privacy is difficult to protect in Internet age


Congressman calls China ‘Uncle Chang’

Federal charges in teen’s shooting death?

No quotas for arrests, Arlington chief says


Time for black fathers to stand their ground


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


156 schools need attention


Sewers carry heavy bill

Judge dismisses suit seeking to dissolve young cities


Are cops' searches invasive?


The Chicago Tribune

Decisive win for Romney in Illinois

Jackson coasts to win over Halvorson


Video: Jackson discusses victory


Brown bests Munoz for Cook County Circuit Court clerk


Dem lawmaker charged with bribery wins primary

State runs out of financial aid for college students


The Los Angeles Times


High Court voids part of medical leave act

New cigarette ads tally smoking's toll


Phone call may provide clues in teen's death

California activists clash over term limits measure on June ballot


High schools, community colleges react to CSU enrollment freeze


USA Today


U.S. soul-searching after teen death

Social media vaulted Trayvon Martin case into spotlight

Some go extra mile to hire jobless veterans


More obese people have joint, heart problems


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Cleveland City Council OKs lakefront plan


Republican National Committee launches health care attack against Obama in Ohio and other states

Northern Illinois linebacker Jamaal Bass indicted for hit on marching band



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