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Legendary jazz innovator, saxophonist John Coltrane,a leading figure of the bebop genre, was born in 1926 in Hamlet, North Carolina.

Today in Black America - April 5

POSTED: April 05, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Budget Author, a Romney Ally, Turns Into a Campaign Focus


After a Rollicking Primary, a Different Kind of Fight in November

Court’s Potential to Goad Voters Swings to Democrats


Analysis of the Arguments — The Supreme Court Health Care Challenges


Census Data Offers Look at Effects of Recession


5 Ex-Officers Sentenced in Post-Katrina Shootings

Population Growth in New York City Is Outpacing 2010 Census, 2011 Estimates Show


How a Blue State Elects a Red Senate



The Christian Science Monitor

White House seeks to head off showdown with judges over health-care comments

George Zimmerman 911 call: what the fallout is from botched editing


The Star Ledger

Newark mayor Booker slams Devils owner following arbitrators' ruling against city

Whitney Houston final autopsy report: White powdery substances found in pop star's hotel room

N.J. appeals court overturns ruling that awarded Newark land to Essex County

49 charged in Camden drug bust, most from suburbs


N.J. education department to consider 32 charter school applications



The Miami Herald

New defense lawyer hired as rallies continue for Trayvon Martin

Film, schools, parents take on bullying


The Detroit Free Press


City Council showed true leadership with consent agreement vote

What council members had to say at meeting

Key dates in the crisis

Top FBI Detroit official heads to nonprofit aimed at fighting crime in city

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing hospitalized again as precaution


After complaints from Arab-American and Muslim leaders, judge throws out assault charges against high school football players for on-field activity


The Washington Post

Obama’s comments on Supreme Court health-care deliberations stir debate


Democrats make headway on call for transparency in ‘issue ads’


Rep. Tim Johnson won’t seek reelection

Theatre’s rebirth comes as a community dies

Nonprofit linked to District’s Thomas fires CEO

MLK’s assassination remembered



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Security guard: This is not Trayvon


Downtown gets $10M makeover


Fulton County Schools makes charter pitch to state board


The Chicago Tribune

Prosecutors seek 50 years for pimp

State jobs site links unemployed with companies hiring

Emanuel and Quinn discuss pension reform


Tamms inmates' mothers back plans to close prison


New Orleans Times-Picayune


Danziger Bridge prosecution was mishandled, federal judge says


Danziger Sentencing


CeaseFire program to reduce street violence launches in Central City



USA Today


VA sees shortfall of mental health specialists

5 ex-cops sentenced in Katrina killings case

FAMU may start football without band

Legendary former sheriff pleads guilty in meth-for-sex case


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Unions protest Campus Village project at Cleveland State University, saying enough local workers and contractors aren't being hired

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, teachers union make progress on school reforms plan but don't reach final deal

Ohio executions can resume with judge's ruling


CMHA ex-Director George Phillips-Olivier sentenced to 10 months in prison








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