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Edward W. Brooke, III, the first Black to serve in the U.S. Senate in the 20th century, is born in 1919 in Washington, D.C.

Today in Black America - April 2

POSTED: April 02, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

An Intersection of Tragedy, Race and Outrage in Florida

In Arizona, Censoring Questions About Race

Complacency Is a Threat to Romney in Wisconsin Primary

Primary Turnout Could Signal Trouble for G.O.P.

Health Overhaul Is Backdrop as Obama Returns to Stump

To Enroll More Minority Students, Colleges Work Around the Courts

At the University of Texas, Admissions as a Mystery

To Lower Murder Rate, New Orleans Focuses on Police Force


Mayoral Hopeful’s Slow Start Has Some Asking if His Heart Is in It


The Christian Science Monitor

The faith factor: Religion's new prominence in campaign 2012

Trayvon Martin: With call for sanctions, is Al Sharpton crossing a line?

Trayvon Martin case: Conflicting evidence emerges


Presidential race has become two-man: Romney versus Obama

Murdoch empire faces new scandal, potentially far more damaging



The Star Ledger

Elizabeth activists call for Florida boycott in wake of Trayvon Martin shooting

School closing plan dominates Newark board election

At Elizabeth shelter, grant helps new moms look for a new start

Newark church members wear hoodies on Palm Sunday as sign of solidarity with Trayvon Martin


Little-known N.J. Office of Legislative Services shrugs off claims of partisan slant


The Miami Herald

What is known, what isn’t about Trayvon Martin’s death


The Detroit Free Press

Detroit comes down to the wire on consent deal with state

Joint funeral for best friends is today in Detroit

Wayne State University program helps Detroit students prepare for ACT


Stephen Henderson: Detroit's financial crisis: Keep focus on city's people -- not politics


WSU presents historic 1968 strike online


The Washington Post

Many find golden years tarnished by burden of student-loan debt

Biden: Health-care law will stand

Supreme Court casts spotlight on states’ responses to health-care law

How Obamacare got to the Supreme Court

The face of diversity at elite TJ?

It’s time to clean house in D.C.


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

APS to close 10 schools

College Prep Series to help metro Atlanta students with exam preparation


APS backs off small schools



The Chicago Tribune


5-foot-4 activist stood tall on labor, civil and women's rights

Trayvon Martin's death inspires Palm Sunday march

Hoodie evolves into a symbol of protest


Naperville marchers honor memory of Trayvon Martin



The Los Angeles Times

Up-and-comer's defection is bad omen for California GOP

Decline in inmates prompts prison closure


If justices kill health law, California may just revive it


Low-income students struggle with AP exam fee waiver cuts


Trayvon Martin town hall meeting draws local activists


USA Today


Poll: A shift by women puts Obama in lead

Talking Your Tech with Aisha Tyler


Protesters march in Fla. town where Trayvon Martin was shot

College bias policies drive some groups away


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Native Americans to mark Cleveland Indians 1st games with annual protest of Chief Wahoo logo

Former Congressman Louis Stokes in favor of Mayor Frank Jackson's idea for Cleveland schools

Cleveland residents back Mayor Frank Jackson's plan for city schools, poll shows

Far from the Cleveland Browns, one neighborhood football program tries to save kids: Mark Naymik


Three charter school treasurers responsible for more than $1 million in questionable spending, Ohio audits find


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