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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 30

POSTED: March 30, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

House Passes G.O.P. Budget Plan, Mostly Along Party Lines

Gingrich Backer Says Candidacy Is Nearing End

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

In Health Case, Appeals to a Justice’s Idea of Liberty

2-Year College, Squeezed, Sets 2-Tier Tuition

Albuquerque Police Union to End Officer Payments

Quinn Exempts Part of Hudson Yards From Living-Wage Bill

The Christian Science Monitor

Trayvon Martin case: Three key questions still not answered

If Supreme Court scraps health-care law, who wins politically?

Ryan budget, passed in House, becomes political weapon for both sides

The Star Ledger

VIDEO: Hundreds march in Jersey City to demand justice for Trayvon Martin

Gov. Christie calls Sen. Lautenberg a 'partisan hack' for his criticism of proposed Rutgers-Rowan merger

Cerf defends Christie's proposed changes to school funding formula

Statue of first black woman to win Wimbledon unveiled in Newark park

The Miami Herald

Zimmerman’s brother defends Trayvon Martin shooter on CNN

The Detroit Free Press

State pitches new plan: Detroit to keep leaders, unions to face more cuts

Best friends in Hamtramck to have one funeral service

Douglass Academy walkout earns suspensions for about 50 high schoolers

Rochelle Riley: America needs answers in killings of Trayvon Martin and Shaima Alawadi

The Washington Post

High court will decide on health care soon. It will tell you ruling later.

Three days in the Supreme Court

In Britain, Conservatives leading charge for same-sex marriage

GOP blocks Obama’s effort to end tax breaks of $24 billion for Big Oil

Romney prepares to focus on foreign policy

Gray proposes extra funding for charters

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Three more APS educators face firing

Questions surround actions of security guard who shot unarmed teen

Healthcare decision has high stakes for 2 million uninsured Georgians

Developer for Atlanta Daily World building won't appeal

Arrest made in girl's shooting death

The Chicago Tribune

Emanuel puts $7 billion price tag on infrastructure plans

Another perfect college acceptance year at Urban Prep

Critics ask how CPS can pay for longer school day

The Los Angeles Times

LAUSD to tell parents of sex allegations within 72 hours

L.A. must lay off 'a large number' of workers

3 arrested in clash at UC regents meeting

California lawmakers don hoodies in honor of slain teen

USA Today

'Sovereign movement' on the rise

1940 Census opens window on history

Video in Trayvon Martin case spurs questions

Michigan militia head, son plead guilty to gun charge

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland schools, teachers union plan rally Saturday to showcase district's successes

Ohio legislators aim to introduce Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's schools plan next week

Cleveland Foundation awards $16.2 million to nonprofit and community groups

When poll numbers look good for Josh Mandel, Sherrod Brown uses them in fundraising pitch

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