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Congressman Mickey Leland, a fierce advocate for the poor, was born in 1944 in Lubbock, Texas.

Today in Black America - March 22

POSTED: March 22, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Shot to Death in Florida

Death of Florida Teen Spurs Outcry and Action

City Criticizes Police Chief After Shooting

Romney’s Day to Relish Is Marred by Aide’s Gaffe

Student-Driven PAC Aims to Blunt G.O.P. in South

House G.O.P. Budget Riles Some on the Right, and Democrats See a Campaign Issue

White Teenager Who Drove Over and Killed Black Man Is Sentenced to Life

FedEx Agrees to Pay $3 Million to Settle a Bias Case

No-Show Jobs and Overstaffing Hurt New York Harbor, a Report Says

The Christian Science Monitor

NYC march honors slain Florida teenager

Detroit teeters on brink of bankruptcy as state takeover looms

Tea party insurgency could unravel Paul Ryan Republican budget plan

Zimbabwe activists sentenced for watching Arab Spring video

The Star Ledger

Christie snaps back at N.Y. congressman who criticized Gov.'s response to NYPD muslim probe

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack picks police director

Female Newark gang member indicted in fatal shooting of East Orange woman

Sources: One of Gov. Christie's Supreme Court nominees lacks votes to advance past Senate panel

The Detroit Free Press

State Police to investigate report of racial profiling during traffic stop

Ex-Wayne County prosecutor disbarred after using fake testimony from cops

At contentious meeting, review team finds Detroit in severe financial emergency

Bid to impose $8-million surety bond refused in Parks probate case

The Washington Post

Anger over shooting death of Fla. teenager awakens a movement

Court: Guarantee of effective legal representation applies to plea bargains

Obama tries to reclaim advantage on gasoline prices, health-care law

Aide’s Etch a Sketch comment draws unwelcome attention to Romney

Komen continues to see fallout from Planned Parenthood controversy

EEOC: No progress on minority managers

Feds probe alleged ‘shadow campaign’ for D.C. Mayor Gray’s 2010 election

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

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Atlanta No. 2 in job growth

Ga. jobless rate falls 7th straight month

SE Atlanta school redistricting discussed

Atlanta's Citizen Review Board to review candidates for executive director

The Chicago Tribune

After 60 years, closure for soldier's family

House votes to ban legislative scholarship program

Democrats now press Smith to resign

The Los Angeles Times

'Birthers' sue to force state to verify eligibility

College district names new chief to oversee troubled rebuilding program

USA Today

Obama's health care law from 4 perspectives

Calls mount for police chief's firing

White Mississippi teen admits racial murder of black man

Gallup: Obama approval depends on economy

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's school plan gets show of support from bipartisan group of lawmakers

Cleveland City Council members grill administrators on Fire Department payroll scandal

Cleveland City Council OKs lakefront plan

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