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Today in Black America - January 27

POSTED: January 27, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Plan Links College Aid With Affordability

Romney Stays On Offense With Gingrich in Debate

Gingrich Insurgency Tests Party's Old Guard

In Airport Run-In, Democrats See Help for Obama Among Hispanics

House Democrats Welcome Obama’s Confrontational Tone Toward G.O.P.

Shot-Up Image of President Draws a Secret Service Inquiry

North Carolina Governor’s Decision May Aid Obama Bid

Number of Older Inmates Grows, Stressing Prisons

Life, Liberty and the Fact of Slavery

With Trays of Tacos, Joining in Condemnation of a Mayor

Mayor Says Police Need To Reassure City Muslims

The Christian Science Monitor

How an 18-year-old murder verdict reflects a racially changed UK

Carl Levin: Mitt Romney criticism of Obama defense budget not factual

Deep-water oil drilling: why Obama is OK with angering left and right

Wind power: Clean energy, dirty business?

The Star Ledger

Report: Newark's level of gang-related murders among highest in nation

Officials, students discuss pros and cons of proposed merger of Rowan, Rutgers-Camden

N.J. schools must act quickly if they want to move elections to November

The Detroit Free Press

Welcome to Michigan, Mr. President; Air Force One at Detroit Metro Airport

President's speech at University of Michigan will focus on skills, college affordability

Detroit Democrats told to vote for Ron Paul in GOP primary

Rochelle Riley: 'Red Tails' brings hope that airmen's story will fly high

City of Detroit will pay only most 'critical' bills

The Washington Post

Romney, Gingrich square off in Florida

Robinson: For the GOP, greed is good

A fishy fact in the SOTU response

Newt: Romney thinks voters ‘stupid’

Exchange reveals Obama’s testy side

Smithsonian opens exhibit on Jefferson’s slaves

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Southern Baptist leader queasy over Newt's casino haul

Gingrich under fire from conservative media

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed's campaign raises $280,000, has $689,000 in the bank

Georgia chief justice calls for sentencing reforms

The Chicago Tribune

68,000 gang members counted by new Gang Book

'I might be dead,' victim says of racial attack

Church groups with contracts back Emanuel's agenda

Latino aldermen invite non-Hispanic colleagues into group

Record 100K bias suits filed with EEOC in 2011

Funeral is set for woman who held hunger strike in Lake County Jail

The Los Angeles Times

Obama campaigns with a new swagger

San Fernando's acting chief put on leave in ticket-fixing probe

L.A. redistricting panel unveils proposed council boundaries

Boys pull out knife, gun in argument in 7th-grade class

USA Today

Brewer won't release letter she gave to Obama

Our view: Romney needs to go back to school

Community colleges welcome Obama's challenge

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Fifth Third invests $200,000 in five community groups in Akron, Cleveland

Rep. Dennis Kucinich gets Barney Frank's endorsement in primary battle

Habitat for Humanity to foreclose up to 25 Cleveland homes

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