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Today in Black America - March 23

POSTED: March 23, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Justices’ Ruling Expands Rights of Accused in Plea Bargains

Obama Seizes Chance to Score as an Everyman

House Votes to Kill a Medicare Cost Panel

U.S. Sergeant Faces 17 Counts of Murder in Afghan Killings

Florida Police Chief Steps Aside in Fatal Shooting

Shooting Focuses Attention on a Program That Seeks to Avoid Guns

Three Plead Guilty to Hate Crimes in Killing of Black Man in Mississippi

Taking On Police Tactic, Critics Hit Racial Divide

Quinn's Quest for 'Kindergarten for All'

Angry at Pension Vote, Unions Plan to Skip Hispanic Event

The Christian Science Monitor

Trayvon Martin case shows evolving influence of black community

Will Trayvon Martin case spur rethinking of Stand Your Ground laws?

Obama fast-tracks part of Keystone XL pipeline (+video)

The Star Ledger

N.J. Senate committee rejects Gov. Christie's Supreme Court nominee Phillip Kwon

New Jersey job figures show slow but steady growth, economists say

Coalition of N.J. environmental, labor groups sue to block rule letting some developers skirt regulations

Rowan University releases report on controversial merger with Rutgers-Camden

Whitney Houston autopsy: Singer drowned; cocaine contributed to her death

The Detroit Free Press

Rochelle Riley: Documentary tells girls they have power despite what they see in movies, on TV

Forget housing complex, demolish vacant homes, Detroit City Council members say

Detroit City Council seeks deal to keep control of funds for poor

Hospitalized Bing to be released

Council not pleased with Bing's plan to demolish Brewster-Douglass complex

The Washington Post

With Zimmerman, U.S. confronts its fraught relationship with race, identity

Holder has been voice on racial controversies

Walking while black

What happens if health-care law is overturned?

Komen board chairman steps down

Faces of kidney disease in blacks

D.C. mayor to present budget today

Ex-school chief’s sentence reduced

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Outcry over Florida teen's shooting

APS students prepare in wake of flap

Parks Middle teacher says he was pressured to cheat

Police oversight board holds public interviews with executive director candidates

The Miami Herald

Boisterous crowd at Sharpton-led Sanford rally

Trayvon Martin: a typical teen

Sanford police chief steps down; special prosecutor named

Miami protesters call for arrest of shooter in Trayvon Martin case

The Chicago Tribune

'His name was Joseph'

Difficult decisions loom for lawmaker charged with bribery

The Los Angeles Times

Black residents in Florida city say they're often harassed by police

Trayvon Martin case: Rev. Al Sharpton takes civil rights stage

California should revamp teacher layoff process, analyst says

Students hurt by disinvestment in higher ed, chancellor says

USA Today

Trayvon Martin rally draws crowds in Florida

Editorial: In Trayvon's death, ugly echoes

Documents show NYPD infiltrated liberal groups

CPSC recalls over 1 million child safety locks

Three plead guilty to hate crime in fatal Miss. rundown case

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Teachers Union proposes concessions, alternatives to Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's school plan

Audit finds more than $570,000 in improper spending at Greater Achievement Community School in Cleveland

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