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Today in Black America - June 20

POSTED: June 20, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Friendship of Justice and Magnate Puts Focus on Ethics

Nominees at Standstill as G.O.P. Flexes Its Muscle

House May Vote This Week on Money for Libya Strikes

Texas Leader Calls for Rightward Tilt

Fake ‘Obama’ Stuns Crowd at Republican Event

Looking Back, Gates Says He’s Grown Wary of ‘Wars of Choice’

As Survivors Dwindle, Tulsa Confronts Past

Many Cities Face a Long Wait for Jobs to Return

Costs Are High for Convictions of Wrong People

Bloomberg, Bypassing City Council, Asks Legislature to Allow Street Hails of Livery Cabs

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Will immigration law affect enrollment?

Ethics chief agrees to resign

Who will be next APS chief?

Reed wants two more judges

The Baltimore Sun

GOP presidential candidates court votes in blue Maryland

Funeral held in Baltimore for Rep. Cummings' nephew

Maryland ranks last in pace of job creation

Ruth M. Kirk, former state delegate, dies at 81

The Christian Science Monitor

Father's Day 2011: Are men on verge of a manhood crisis?

Obama talks fatherhood - and why he helps coach Sasha's basketball team

Juneteenth: the oldest celebration of its kind

The Detroit Free Press

Snyder to announce sweeping DPS reforms

Family says farewell to fallen Detroit police officer

With top aide's resignation, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing tries to get back on track

What led to Karen Dumas' resignation

Stephen Henderson: Detroit Mayor Dave Bing now has a confidant and a chief of staff who commands respect

The Star Ledger

Looming vote over public worker benefits highlights rift between N.J. Democrats

PolitiFact New Jersey: Environmental program had no role in Ocean Spray's move

Clarence Clemons' death provokes music world response, tributes

Middlesex County Democratic Committee convention highlights rift

Play dates with their families aim to ease Newark halfway house residents back into society

NewBridge GED program helps N.J. high school dropouts chase their goals

Juneteenth rodeo in Elizabeth celebrates black history

The Washington Post

Silver lining for Obama on jobs front?

Equal-opportunity scholarship

First lady departs on trip to Africa

A changing Washington

Behind the Headlines: A Discussion on Race

Mayor Gray’s popularity plunges

A strategy to reduce homelessness

The Chicago Tribune

Illinois senators differ on approach to privatization of public infrastructure

In Illinois, officials' ethics disclosure statements leave much unanswered

Leading by example

Fresh start for council's freshmen

Jackson: Voter ID laws are civil rights battleground

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. urges south suburbs to unite for casino bid

The Los Angeles Times

Missing from GOP candidate field: a strong contender from the South

Death penalty costs California $184 million a year, study says

Amid budget cutbacks, California colleges reduce or eliminate summer school

Change in power in Congress hasn't diminished California's clout

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