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Today in Black America - May 10

POSTED: May 10, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Backs Gay Marriage, Stepping Into Charged Issue

Editorial: Obama’s Moment


Charles M. Blow: Liberty and Justice for All


Romney Reaffirms Gay Marriage Opposition

Fannie Mae Posts Profit; Seeks No Aid

Nicholas Katzenbach, 90, Dies; Policy Maker at ’60s Turning Points

Thompson Quits Authority to Focus on Bid for Mayor

Senator Who Backed Gay Unions Won’t Run

2 Opinions on Stop-and-Frisk Report


The Christian Science Monitor

Obama, North Carolina at odds on gay marriage: Will it cost him the state? (+video)

What does Mitt Romney's new ad say about his strategy? (+video)


In Richard Lugar defeat, a tea party road map for revamping Washington?


The Star Ledger


President Obama's backing fuels gay activists looking to pass same-sex law in N.J.

State Police official summoned to 'Death Race 2012' hearing to explain escort protocol

Ex-Roselle mayor charged with fraud gets trial date


In closing arguments, ex-Newark police officer is painted as both a faithful and corrupt cop

Study: One-third of N.J. emergency room visitors aren't sick enough to be there

Leading N.J. donor to Sen. Menendez pleads guilty to making nearly $100K in illegal contributions


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ex-MARTA dispatcher alleges bias

Fulton County Schools could soon join elite group of system charters

Ethics panel to discuss complaints against 3 APS board members


The Detroit Free Press

Battle brews over Don Barden's estate

Government accuses Kwame Kilpatrick of accepting lavish gifts from pension investment adviser


Longtime Wayne Co. official to quit, run for Detroit council

Contractor's lawyers want no mention of Kwame Kilpatrick ties at trial


The Washington Post

Obama’s move brings uncertain fallout

Capehart: Obama’s words finally match deeds

Democrats optimistic about chances of holding on to Senate majority

Postal Service drops closures for shorter hours

Lanier, D.C. police chief, staying on job

D.C. nonprofit head aiding Thomas probe


The Chicago Tribune

Emanuel defends pension proposal to city workers

State report slams college savings program

Council passes business license overhaul



USA Today

Study looks at economic mobility state by state

U.S. government plans to sue Arizona sheriff

Gallup: 1 in 3 young Americans underemployed

Ex-Detroit mayor faces charges in alleged pension scam


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland schools will bus more students next year while saving money

Federal prosecutors subpoena Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority's parking leases with Cleveland Browns

New Ohio pension reform bills a longshot at ending stalemate in legislature



The Miami Herald

Miami Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. honored at MCCJ breakfast


The Los Angeles Times

Violence stirs gang fears in L.A. area formerly plagued by one

All L.A. Unified students must pass college-prep courses







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