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Today in Black America - April 16

POSTED: April 16, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Gingrich and Paul Defy Calls to Rally Around Romney

Treasury Secretary Disputes Romney Jobs Figure

Obama Camp, Sensing Shift, Bets on a Long Shot in Arizona

Romney Assures N.R.A. of Support for Gun Rights

Sunday Observer: Young, Black, Male, and Stalked by Bias

Two Giants of Finance Will Release Diversity Data

Towns Is Said to Decline to Run Again for Congress

On Block in Harlem, Neighbors’ Push for Restoration Will End in Demolition

The Miami Herald

Firefighter under investigation for Trayvon Martin Facebook rant

Trayvon’s parents find purpose, solace in activism

Fact-checking Allen West's communist party comment

The Christan Science Monitor

Trayvon Martin case a trial by fire for rookie Sanford mayor

Can Newt Gingrich keep his sputtering campaign alive?

Secret Service scandal now involves US military, prompts investigations

The Star Ledger

Controversy surrounding South Jersey legislator's traffic stop leads to internal police investigation

Newark to spend $27M on traffic improvements, with a focus on speed bumps

New Rutgers president promises sweeping changes, and is confident he will succeed

Newark school board election creates entangled alliances

Christie's Israel trip cost taxpayers nearly $40,000

The Detroit Free Press

With video: Volunteers step up patrols around schools to keep kids safe

Mitt Romney raises more campaign cash in Michigan than President Barack Obama

Rochelle Riley: Jackie Robinson's legacy includes supporting young scholars who aim to change world

Schools brace for end of government's improvement grants

Rochelle Riley: Bookstock Scholars seek to open world of reading in urban areas

Getting a building demolished isn't as easy as you'd think

The Washington Post

Obama still has an electoral-map edge

Tea party support is stable, but interest in movement is waning, poll shows

Obama seeks thorough probe into sex scandal

The principle of inclusion

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cosby: Martin case about guns, not race

67 APS educators barred

APS official accused of urging cheating

SEC: Ponzi scheme bilked churchgoers

ACRB chooses new executive director

The Chicago Tribune

Critics of infrastructure trust say it needs more oversight

Roseland churches vow to take to streets to fight violence

Romney's past views on working women, stay-at-home moms unearthed

2-year-old girl beaten to death, autopsy finds

Rare legal settlements demand officers pay too

USA Today

More U.S. workers sue employers for overtime

NRA official: Media sensationalizing Florida case

Trayvon Martin's father says he warned son about stereotypes

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Darrell Houston's legal odyssey continues as prosecutors fight wrongful imprisonment case

The Los Angeles Times

Beck, Police Commission appear at odds

Response to tuition plan vexes Santa Monica College leaders

UCSD settles with federal government in racial harassment case

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