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Today in Black America - March 29

POSTED: March 29, 2012, 12:00 am

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The Miami Herald

Surveillance video shows George Zimmerman on the night he killed Trayvon Martin

Hundreds march in Little Haiti for Trayvon Martin



The New York Times

On House Floor, a Sweatshirt in Honor of Trayvon Martin


Business Bets on the G.O.P. May Be Backfiring

Parties Brace for Fallout in Court’s Ruling on Health Care

On Day 3, Justices Weigh What-Ifs of Health Ruling

Language Deemed Offensive Is Removed From F.B.I. Training Materials

Fugitive Slave Mentality

New York Police Dept. Is Sued Over Stops in Private Buildings


City Council Approves Wage Bill and Condemns Florida Killing



The Christian Science Monitor


Supreme Court justices appear poised to sweep aside entire health-care law


Why couldn't Rep. Bobby Rush wear hoodie on House floor?

Fidel Castro, excommunicated in 1962, meets with Pope Benedict


The Star Ledger

Poll: N.J. voters want Gov. Christie's help in finding lower-cost health insurance

2 East Orange brothers charged in shooting of Newark teen

South Jersey Democrats blast Lautenberg for criticism of proposed Rutgers-Camden, Rowan merger

Republicans take softer approach after Gov. Christie blasted Office of Legislative Services


Sen. Menendez to host first Twitter Town Hall, will field gas price questions



The Detroit Free Press

Most important thing for Detroiters is to fix city, new Free Press poll shows

Refusing to be victims of crime, metro Detroit seniors take on thugs


State, city inch closer to an agreement on Detroit financial crisis

95 employees to be laid off from schools

Snyder: I don't want to manage City of Detroit


The Washington Post

Martin’s father says he doesn’t believe that his son initiated fatal encounter


Rep. Bobby Rush is escorted from House floor for wearing a hoodie


Trayvon Martin’s parents commend Rep. Rush

Law’s backers confront worst-case scenario


Limbaugh sees heat over ‘prostitute,’ ‘slut’ comments turn to simmer

D.C. ready to celebrate 150 years without slavery


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cousin charged in JSU student's death

Atlanta Daily World building spared

APS to fire 5 more teachers


The Chicago Tribune


Video: Zimmerman in cuffs, not bloody

Rep. Bobby Rush dons a hoodie to honor Trayvon Martin

Two girls, 10 and 11, wounded in drive-by

CPS budget for 2013 has huge shortfall


Critics ask how CPS can pay for longer school day


The Los Angeles Times


City can't account for $7 million in fuel

911 caller arrested after police shoot student


Study finds California women still lag men in leadership, pay

Jerry Brown defends campaign claim promoting ‘millionaires' tax’

Judge calls for near-complete release of UC pepper-spray report


USA Today


Trayvon's father: Video tells different story


House Democrat removed for wearing hoodie

CEO pay rises again while workers struggle for jobs

Long-term insurance policy costs rising


Police: FAMU faculty involved in band hazing


Marine who bashed Obama on Facebook faces discharge hearing



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio lawmakers hoping for compromise before introducing Cleveland schools plan

Lillian W. Burke, 94, was Ohio's first black woman judge: news obituary

Cleveland Clinic job fair aims to recruit 600 nurses

President Obama would win Ohio if election were today, poll says

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