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Today in Black America - December 6

POSTED: December 06, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Bush Tax-Cut Deal With Jobless Aid Said to Be Near

Good Gossip, and No Harm Done to U.S.

For Pentagon Lawyer Who Co-Wrote Report on Gays, Military Bias Hits Home

For Federal Employees, a Feeling of Being Targets in the Budget Wars

Republican Senator Credits Obama With Reaching Out

After Police Shots, Grief and Conflicting Stories

‘Give Me a Chance,’ Black Says in a TV Interview

With Republicans Running State Senate, Cuomo’s Job May Be Easier

Baltimore Sun

Attacks raise worry about crime in a changing downtown

First African-American priest gets his due

Baltimore-area photographers donate time for free portrait day

The Christian Science Monitor

Deal in the works on Bush-era tax breaks and help for the jobless

Thabo Mbeki arrives in Ivory Coast. Can he solve the crisis?

Q&A: Why only 51 percent of Israelis support equal rights for Arab minority

For Israeli Arab teens, a way to serve the country – without joining the army

Detroit Free Press

Dave Bing's office to argue against an expanded Detroit City Council

Ex-cop monitor: I shouldn't have to repay fees to Detroit

Dave Bing's office to argue against an expanded Detroit City Council

Wayne State University drops Helen Thomas diversity award over journalist's controversial remarks

Star Ledger

Newark schools take step toward ending more than a decade of state control

Large cuts in staff for Camden, Newark police could threaten anti-crime progress

After hundreds of layoffs, former Newark public employees are left to ponder future

Retirements taken to avoid Newark firefighter layoffs may force city to close engine companies

Tom Moran: N.J. Gov. Chris Christie gets an average grade

Newark archbishop shielded at least 4 priests accused of sexual abuse

More N.J. ex-offenders look to clear records through revamped expungement rules

Washington Post

Unusual methods helped ICE break deportation record, e-mails and interviews show

Charlie Rangel: Censure was 'embarrassing and painful experience'

Can Democrats step up their game?

Gay and lesbian teens are punished more at school, by police, study says

Leadership change in Prince George's brings challenges and stirs hope

Philadelphia Inquirer

Stretch of Keystone Corridor rail line recogized for role in Underground Railroad

Monica Yant Kinney: Nutter was up a tree before this

Philadelphia teacher's methods make math add up

Los Angeles Times

Getting an A in overcoming the odds

Bill targets Vernon's cityhood

California Republicans are split on possible anti-illegal immigration measure

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Decatur to renovate remnants of Beacon Hill community, former all-black schools

Sherrod speaks at Emory about diversity

Atlantans scoff at 
good news on crime

Chicago Tribune

James T. Meeks starts mayoral campaign in earnest

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