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Today in Black America - April 6

POSTED: April 06, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Florida. How Soon We Forget.


Republican Committee Makes Big Turnaround on Fund-Raising

Santorum Meets With Conservative Leaders to Consider Possible Next Steps

Obama Signs Bill to Promote Start-Up Investments


Chancellor Asks California Community College to Hold Off on 2-Tier Tuition Plan

For Detroit, a Path to Recovery Under State Oversight


With Senate Vote, Connecticut Is on Track to End Capital Punishment

In Lawsuits, Long Island Inmates Complain of Squalor


The New York Daily News

Channel 7's Gil Noble, pioneering black TV journalist, dies at 80



The Christian Science Monitor

Amid Trayvon Martin case, Obama hosts screening of 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Trayvon Martin case: Inquiry into Stand Your Ground law launched in Florida

Holder answers judge, defending both judiciary and Obama health care remarks

'Morning Joe' host: GOP establishment thinks Mitt Romney will lose to Obama

Detroit and Michigan come to terms on bailout, averting bankruptcy


The Star Ledger

Donations from public contractors to N.J. political candidates down for 5th straight year

Newark Mayor Booker says he was denied Springsteen tickets after blasting N.J. Devils executive

N.J. assemblyman says Jerome Corsi raises 'interesting points' in arguing Obama is not eligible for presidency

Developers turn Newark eyesore into affordable housing for abused, homeless women


The Miami Herald

Attorneys fear backlash in self-defense cases



The Detroit Free Press

Federal probe says activist stole from Highland Park schools


Detroit consent deal's next step: Hire for new top positions


Rochelle Riley: Opening Day: A tale of 2 Detroits


Attorney for Bobby Ferguson's firm wants a public defender to take over

WWII Montford Point black Marine vets must register by April 15 for gold medal ceremony

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing expected to recover from blood clots in lungs


The Washington Post

A ‘war on women’ or a battle for their votes?

Romney uses rule to cloak wealth

Deadlock over debt appears to keep two sides from moving toward solution


Eric Holder: Courts should show ‘deference’ to judgment of Congress

New formula sets D.C. grad rate below 60%

D.C.’s Marion Barry widely rebuked for comments about Asian business owners


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Gingrich group files bankruptcy

Parents fear impact of empty schools

Coke cuts ties with conservative group


Atlanta residents invited to give online feedback on satisfaction with city services


The Chicago Tribune

Chicago State media policy 'an absurdity'

40 years for man shot more than 20 times in shootout with cops

With sights set on Romney, Obama says eager for campaign


Defendant sentenced to 60 years in 2008 slaying


The Los Angeles Times

Panel backs ousting Obama-bashing Marine

Regulator calls Aetna rate hike 'excessive'

Chancellor asks Santa Monica College to put two-tier plan on hold



USA Today

Poll on Trayvon Martin case shows racial divide

Other presidents took on high court before Obama

Screening costs can vary as much as 700%


Coca-Cola boycotts group backing 'Stand Your Ground' laws


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Northeast Ohio medical students answer call for more primary care physicians

Day of Remembrance planned to honor murder victims and the missing





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