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Today in Black America - May 24

POSTED: May 24, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Cuts to Child Care Subsidy Thwart More Job Seekers

Study Points to Health Law’s Penalties

Rules Grow, Banks Stay Same Size

As Reform Takes Shape, Some Relief on Wall St.

Louisiana Officials Threaten Action if Spill Response Proves Inadequate

No Rural-City Gap in Youth Gun Deaths

In Bid for Governor, Cuomo Wants Public, and Legislators, on His Side

Film Activists Are Taking Antiviolence on Location

Harlem Churches in Fight for Survival

More Than Just an Oil Spill

The Old Enemies

The Christian Science Monitor

In Texas, social studies textbooks get a conservative make-over

Financial reform: Will the next crisis be handled differently?

Feds demand that BP provide confidential Gulf oil spill data

Baltimore Sun

Maryland schools to observe Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week

Detroit Free Press

A tearful good-bye to little Aiyana

Violence must end, Sharpton tells crowd at Aiyana's funeral

Rev. Jesse Jackson mourns Aiyana, says violence isn't specific to Detroit

Can we agree on this: TV cameras don't belong on cop beat

The Washington Post

Health-care law faces test as regulators settle which plans must do what

Are Democrats pulling back on faith outreach?

Fla. AFL-CIO backs Democrat in US Senate race

Former inmate finds hope and work cleaning Baltimore streets

D.C. mayor, opponent at odds over fence issue

Report: D.C. schools make most significant reading gains among urban systems

Star Ledger

Newark schoolyard slayings lone survivor graduates from college

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie's budget cuts may bring back power behind teachers unions

Record crowds flood Trenton to protest against N.J. Gov. Chris Christie, budget cuts

Atlanta Journal Constitution

A lesson for Rand Paul: Under Jim Crow, black folks’ money didn’t matter

Los Angeles Times

Construction industry builds up steam, adds 14,000 jobs

Boxer still quick to take the gloves off

If California budget talks fail, decide them an old-fashioned way

Online English class a draw for Haiti survivors

Chicago Tribune

Suburban mayor's medal claim under attack

Marchers protest suburbs' immigration initiative

Rand Paul: Radical Ayn Rand rookie

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